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About Cisco Canada Guest

Cisco Canada's guest blog series has been designed to provide insights and perspectives from our partners and customers on transformative technologies and practices that impact their organizations. With each new post we encourage our community to engage in conversation and discussion in the comments section below and share on their social networks. Opinions expressed here, and in any corresponding comments, are the personal opinions of the original authors, not of Cisco. La série des blogues des invités de Cisco Canada a été conçue pour faire connaître les connaissances et les points de vue de nos partenaires et clients à propos des technologies et des méthodes transformatrices qui font avancer leur entreprise. À chaque édition, nous invitons notre communauté à amorcer le dialogue et la discussion dans la section des commentaires au bas de la page du blogue et de partager l'information sur leurs réseaux sociaux. Les opinions qui y sont exprimées de même que les commentaires associés sont les opinions personnelles des auteurs d'origine et non celles de Cisco.

Rare and Cherished

By Mike Druiven, Craig Kielburger Secondary School I’ve been a high school technological studies teacher in Ontario for 27 years. Very early in my career I learned that what students enjoy and remember is the extraordinary. Students tackle thousands of … Continue reading

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How Cisco’s Networking Academy meets High School Students’ Needs

By: Susan Monachino, OCT, B.Sc., Computer Technology Teacher and Technology Department Head What critical component is pervasive across all careers, from A (Architect) to Z (Zoologist) and everything in between? What specific knowledge and skills are necessary and valued in … Continue reading

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Collaboration Insights – Getting Work Done – New Series

*Posted originally on Jon Arnold’s Analyst 2.0 Blog on March 2, 2015 The term collaboration is a bit of a loaded word, but it’s become central to any conversation now around workplace productivity and communications technology. To help decision-makers get better value … Continue reading

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Harnessing the power of “What If?”

Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s new Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. My love affair with all things geeky started in 1968. An inquisitive—and frankly, nosy—five-year-old, I happened to be passing … Continue reading

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Keep Your Employees Happy This Season – Let them work from anywhere.

Twas the time over Christmas, and all down the hall Not a worker was present, no lights on at all. The weather was snowy – too slippery for driving Work had to be done, business year end was thriving. Clients … Continue reading

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Shopping in a Digital World: A Q&A with Derek Dykens at Cisco

We live in an ever-changing world. As the lines between physical and digital continue to blur, the retail landscape has changed dramatically as a result. New customer expectations, transformed shopping behaviors and the boom of data has retailers struggling to … Continue reading

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Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats

By Stephen Ibaraki This article is an excerpt of a larger piece that appears on IT World Canada and is republished with permission. Over 90 per cent of networks are compromised and this can happen in less than 20 minutes … Continue reading

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Security Threats are Becoming More Common in the Financial Sector

Because they are facing cyber attacks planned by professionals, financial institutions must take extreme measures.  As guardians of the assets of individuals and companies, the financial industry has always been a choice target for hackers. The year 2014 will be … Continue reading

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People, Place and Technology are Coming Together like Never Before

The Workplace of the Future Technological advances are catalysts for change in any business, and those changes are happening at a faster pace than ever before. Technology is transforming who we are able to work with and how we work … Continue reading

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Has your Workspace Incorporated Recent Technological Shifts? Redesign Your Workplace to be more Collaborative.

Using technology to connect people is a commonplace activity, but redesigning your workplace to accommodate the shift in communication styles can be considered ‘new territory.’ Collaboration is a powerful force. Organizations recognize this and are beginning to use collaboration technologies … Continue reading

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