Showing posts from October, 2015

Review - Cisco Collaboration Specialist Training 2015 Lisbon

Some weeks ago I get the invitation to join the Collaboration Specialist Training from Cisco hold in the Cisco Office in Lisbon. 4 days full of sessions and labs around the different Cisco collaboration products. The combination of the attractive city of Lisbon together with a great agenda around Collaboration Meeting Rooms (On-Prem, Hybrid and Cloud), Cisco Endpoints,Jabber and Cisco Spark sounded very interesting to me. Journey: Because of the training start on Tueday morning 8:30 am I took the late flight on Monday from Munich to Lisbon.  The flight across Lisbon was the first great moment on that trip and increased anticipation to 4 days full of learning and networking. The arrival to Lisbon shortly before midnight was already impressive and a very good start into the week. After the arrival I tried to get a taxi to my Hotel and was completely surprised that Uber was working great  (since the Partner Training ealier this year I'm a real Uber fan). After my

What's your brand? What do you want to represent?

During my first thoughts about the topics I want to write about in my blog was very sure to focus on my passion, UC environments. But during the last days I had the possibility to join an internal workshop with lots of different topics. One of the topics "What's your brand? What do you want to represent?" They showed us lots of different examples like Apple, Coca Cola, Daimler or Samsung and asked us which attributes we link to these companies. Like innovative, luxery, etc.. At the end they ask us to chose a company which describes us the best. We all chose some of the well known companies to show that we are innovative, powerful or globally known. Yesterday on may way home it get session back in mind and also heard some news how disruptive the business of today is and how established companies have to change to survive the new challengers the digitalization is creating. During the several traffic jams I really thought about which attributes will help me really in