Author Archives: Cisco Canada Guest

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.

Leading Through Technology

The Learning Partnership’s Leading Learning through Technology is pleased to have partnered with CISCO Systems Canada to share with educational leaders, the innovative practices that are being developed to transform schools through the use of technology as a teaching and … Continue reading

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The Next 36′s March Showcase at Cisco

The Next 36 community of young entrepreneurs, mentors and trustees gathered on March 4th at Cisco Canada’s HQ to hear 13 venture pitches from 2014 cohort of The Next 36. While many gathered in Toronto for the event, others tuned … Continue reading

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The People’s Choice Award goes to…

Four first-year students in Sheridan College’s Interaction Design program were chosen as the winners of the People’s Choice Award for the Presidents’  Innovation Challenge. The team, going by the name Work in Progress, consists of Ali Tayyebi, Riley Co, Deron … Continue reading

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Crossing the bridge – Five cloud services that you should pay attention to

For the longest time, I did not think of Gmail as a cloud service. I saw it as a convenient web-based application, delivered at an affordable price – free! Cloud, of the Telco variety, was what I was used to. … Continue reading

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My Thermostat and the Internet of Everything

My family and I were heading up to Wiarton, the home of the infamous weather predicting groundhog “Wiarton Willie”, and the wheels started churning in my head about what my next Cisco Champions post would be about. My youngest daughter … Continue reading

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Why it’s Time to Liberate Your IT Operations

By Steven Karachinsky, CEO, Stack8 In today’s business environment, one thing is certain: all companies need to get the most out of their investments. And that includes investments made in technology.  What happens when the time and resources required to … Continue reading

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How do you find a mentor?

It’s a question that we, at Women of Influence, are often asked.  So when we designed the annual ranking of Canada’s most influential women, we knew it wasn’t just to profile great women, it would need to be for a … Continue reading

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My IoE World: Starting the Day Fit and Connected

It’s mind-boggling to see the speed at which people, process, data, and things are becoming more and more connected. The Internet of Everything (IoE) world is already happening.  But what does that world really look and feel like in our … Continue reading

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Cisco helps the Miller twins to conquer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – one robot at a time

Cisco Canada is always excited when Canadian youth are involved in science, technology and engineering – so we went ahead and added an incentive. Cisco Canada recently had the pleasure of supporting the 2013 For Inspirational and Recognition of Science … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything comes home: the NEST Thermostat

By Shaun Guthrie, Director, Information Technology, FOCUS Corporation I picked up a NEST Thermostat this spring and as much of an unnecessary gadget this was, I’m sure glad I bought it. But more on that in a moment. The NEST … Continue reading

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