Author Archives: Joanne Jacobs

CISCO Live: Investing in Australia’s Future

Ken Boal at Cisco Live

Tweet Cisco VP for ANZ, Ken Boal has spent time with the press corps on the state of Cisco and their investments in Australia.  The following is my live blog of the session. Boal notes that Cisco had to change … Continue reading

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CISCO Live: The Keynote on the Internet of Everything


Tweet Tim Fawcett begins the session with an acknowledgement of the traditional landowners. This is folowed by a video descriving the interet of everything as a neural net of the globe. SEnsors, everywhere will prvide real time information on everything … Continue reading

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CiscoLive Melbourne: Setting the scene


Tweet Thanks to Telstra and Paul Wallbank‘s efforts, I’m here at CISCOLive in Melbourne, investigating all things Internet of Things (IoT).  For the next few days, everyone with a tech pedigree (and someone to pay for the ticket) will be … Continue reading

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The Thing About London

Big Ben

Tweet Lately I’ve been pining for London again. Actually it probably hasn’t stopped since I left, but there are times when the emotional pull of London is stronger than others, and there doesn’t seem to be any pattern to the … Continue reading

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The Art of Keeping Appointments

Tweet  Actually the title of this post is a bit of a misnomer.  Keeping appointments in an age of competing calendar systems is a bit of a science, but we’ll come back to that. This week I’ve had about 4 … Continue reading

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Education is more important than ever for business

Tweet  As an old educator, it’s probably unsurprising that I value education.  I may even be biased in my perspective about its importance in life.  But I suspect I’m not overestimating the importance of education for business. It’s not just … Continue reading

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Far too long since posts

jj on CMAD webinar

Tweet It’s about time I produced a new list of recent posts in other quarters – those at least I’m allowed to share. At the Salesforce blog – a business innovation heads-up on wearables: wherein I argue that enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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Innovation is not locked up


Tweet Much hyperbole has been present in technology and business press lately about the notion of ‘unlocking’ innovation in organisations.  From research organisations to financial news commentators, to Harvard bloggers, the emphasis has always been on finding a means of opening … Continue reading

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Issues for Small Business Owners

Tweet A few recent posts of mine have focused on small business.  Check them out over on the Salesforce blog. Quick and Dirty Guide to Calculating your Business’s ROI from Technology – in which I argue that there’s more to … Continue reading

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Social Media Week Sydney Wrap-Up, 2014


Tweet Note: A version of this post originally appeared on LinkedIn on 29 September, 2014. During the week commencing the 22nd September 2014, I attended most of the Social Media Week event in Sydney. While I’m on the Advisory Board and it … Continue reading

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