Cisco Consulting Thought Leadership

Transformational Ideas

Cisco Consulting Services helps customers identify hidden value and create growth through business and technology innovation, while also enabling cost efficiencies that generate industry-leading business and IT performance. Our thought leadership looks at least three years into the future to anticipate major market transitions and help customers prepare for them.

Transformational Ideas

Business Mobility

Next-Generation Knowledge Workers (PDF - 937 KB)
Accelerating the Disruption in Business Mobility
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A Model of BYOD's Benefits to Global Companies



Insights from Cisco/Intel Study of 4,226 IT Leaders Across 18 Industries and Nine Key Economies.
Study Report (PDF 1 MB)
Top 10 Insights (PDF 756 KB)
Launch Interactive Infographic
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Cisco defines the Internet of Everything (IoE) as bringing together people, process, data, and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before-turning information into actions that create new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented economic opportunity for businesses, individuals, and countries.

Internet of Everything (IoE) - Public Sector: Top 10 Insights from Cisco's IoE Value at Stake Analysis for the Public Sector (PDF 775 KB)
IoE At-A-Glance (PDF 188 KB)
IoE Provides Retailers with Many Benefits, Including Analytics-Driven Improvements in Customer  (PDF 2 MB)
The Internet of Everything for Cities (PDF 1.51 MB)
The Internet of Everything (PDF 1.5 MB)
IoE Case Studies:
IoE Case Studies from the Retail, Manufacturing, Public Sector, and Service Provider verticals.
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"Bring your own device" (BYOD) is the new mantra of employees who are empowered to innovate the way they work, using the technology tools they prefer. To help companies determine the current and potential value of BYOD, CCS conducted a detailed financial analysis of BYOD in six countries.

The Financial Impact of BYOD
A Model of BYOD's Benefits to Global Companies
Economic Analysis (PDF 2.47 MB)
Top 10 Insights (PDF 998 KB)
Presentation (PDF 6.52 MB)
Video (Video 3:02 min)
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Cloud computing is rapidly transforming businesses and organizations of all sizes across all industries. Cisco Consulting Services has been at the forefront of this change—helping customers fuel top-line growth through greater business agility, reach, and scalability, while improving their bottom line by reducing total cost of ownership and bolstering employee productivity.
Riding the Cloud To Improve Your Top- and Bottom-Line Economics (PDF 1.57 MB)
The Cloud Value Chain Exposed (PDF 2.16 MB)
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Collaboration and Video

Executive Summary (PDF 802 KB)
Top 10 Insights (PDF 820 KB)
Collaboration and Inclusion video (Video 4:21 min)
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Mobile Cloud

How Service Providers Can Monetize Consumer Mobile Cloud (PDF 2.36 MB)
When Mobile and Cloud Collide (Video 2.36 min)
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Financial Services

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Public Sector

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Research and Economics

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Retail and CPG

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Service Provider

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Panasonic Plasma Display Co., Ltd. (PDF - 140 KB)
Panasonic Boosts Workforce Productivity 33 Percent Using Immersive Workstyle Innovation Platform, "Virtual Obeya"

Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA) (PDF - 609 KB)
Brazil's Largest Retailer Addresses Changes in Consumer Behavior with a Flexible Communications and Collaboration Strategy

Coca-Cola Enterprises (PDF - 1.06 MB)
Coca-Cola Enterprises Engages Manufacturing Facility Workforce Through New and Converged Digital Signage Platform

Tesco (PDF - 704 KB)
Tesco Launches Innovative Pilot To Drive the In-Store Digital Experience

Costco Wholesale Corporation (PDF - 564 KB) Successfully Expands into United Kingdom in Record Time