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.

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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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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