Cisco Employees Give Back—Everywhere—with Heart and Ingenuity

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Karen Walker is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Cisco. As CMO, Karen is responsible for the company’s Marketing and Communications and Government and Community Relations groups.   Together, Karen and Joe were co-sponsors of Cisco’s Global Service Month. Here are their reflections on the month. What a month! As executive sponsors […]Cisco Employees Give Back—Everywhere—with Heart and Ingenuity

Why Promoting Diversity Is Not Only the Right Thing to Do—It’s Also Good Business

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I’m a numbers guy. So, it really got my attention when I learned that businesses which make diversity and inclusion a priority do better than others. In fact, U.S. companies in the top quartile for gender diversity have 15 percent higher financial performance than the national industry median. And for ethnic diversity the difference is […]Why Promoting Diversity Is Not Only the Right Thing to Do—It’s Also Good Business

Three Musts for 21st Century Services

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Remember the lonely Maytag repairman, just sitting around waiting for something to break?  Those days of break-fix service models are over. Today, technical and professional services have become central to every aspect of most companies’ operations. That’s because businesses today rely more and more on complex technologies that power digital transformation through every aspect of […]Three Musts for 21st Century Services