• Why customer relationships and experiences are now top of mind... for every business

    Posted 10/10/2018 by Casey Huffling
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    Call it customer experience, or the trendier CX. It really doesn’t matter. What matters is that the experience a business creates for its customers is increasingly important to its bottom line.

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  • Trends in the rugged mobility market, and how a recent acquisition could affect them

    Posted 09/25/2018 by Kristen Baker
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    According to a rugged-tablet-sector, worldwide forecast in ReportLinker, “experts estimate the worldwide rugged tablet market to increase at a compound annual growth rate of ~6.8 percent during 2018–2022. The same report also says there’s increasing demand in the defense market, a customer preference for feature-rich devices, and that one market challenge is the high initial-procurement cost of rugged tablets.

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  • Get on the FASTPATH: Q&A with Phillip Heaton, Vendor Business Manager, Cisco Networking

    Posted 09/17/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    When it comes to running a business, there’s no denying that a strong, reliable network is at the core of its long-term success. That’s why we are proud to offer a number of Cisco training and acceleration programs and services to get your networking practice on the FASTPATH. Our offerings have you and your team covered from short-form classes that serve as a resource for training, sales positioning, and building a strong model to longer programs featuring full product positioning and hands-on labs for configuration of Meraki's security, switching, wireless, and mobile-device management platforms. Not sure which suits your needs best? Our team of skilled business managers is on-hand to help you build your skillset in the appropriate areas through our available courses.

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  • CLUS: A Business Development Guy in an Engineer's World

    Posted 06/19/2018 by Ian Thompson
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    Two months ago, I received an email from my boss stating I would be attending Cisco Live in Orlando, FL. I remember the exact moment of receipt and the coinciding excitement and trepidation I felt because Cisco Live is a summit of some of the smartest minds in the world (I guess my boss thinks pretty highly of me!). After reading the bio of the celebrity keynote and theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, I feared I would spend the week as dazed and confused as I was going through Orlando’s ai...

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  • Meraki: The Gift that Keeps Giving

    Posted 12/21/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    With the holiday season in full swing, there’s one thing we have noticed about our days—they seem shorter and more jam-packed with tasks, follow-ups and obligations than ever.

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  • Cyber Threats-The Dark Side of Digital Transformation

    Posted 04/17/2017 by ScanSource KBZ
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    Do you remember when times were simple and security meant locking your doors at night and teaching kids to be weary of strangers on the street? As the analog world has made the nearly 360-degree shift to digital, the question of security has evolved.

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  • Digital Transformation, Your Organization and the Customer Experience

    Posted 04/13/2017 by ScanSource KBZ
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    More and more organizations are beginning to view Digital Transformation as a non-negotiable matter of survival. Digital leaders consistently outperform their peers in every industry and a number of small, agile organizations have displaced their larger more-established counterparts making some executives hot under the collar.

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  • Cisco Meraki and the Meraki360 Training Program-Less, But Better

    Posted 03/31/2017 by ScanSource KBZ
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    Cloud computing was a once polarizing topic that inspired countless debates in IT circles but has grown to become one of the most important innovations of the last 30 years. Simplifying business processes and giving organizations the ability to store and use information in a secure manner while collaborating without the need for complex systems of equipment and costly software packages is truly revolutionary.

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  • 5 REASONS WE ARE STILL TALKING ABOUT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Posted 03/07/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Unless you’ve had your head under a rock the term ‘Digital Transformation’ should be familiar. Within the tech community the topic is everywhere, taking over our news feeds and giving marketers endless fuel for list articles (like this one) and carefully crafted Twitter posts.

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  • 5 Reasons Today's Executives Must Be Social Media Savvy

    Posted 02/10/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Social media has changed the way people connect. What started as a platform for family and friends to keep in touch has evolved to become a driving force for business growth and a catalyst for social change. I jumped on the trend early with MySpace and was more than happy to trade in my profile for Facebook when it arrived in 2006.

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