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.

What Sparked Your Interest in Being a TO2015 Torch Bearer?

What sparked your interest in being a torch Bearer? I wanted to be a part of a large sporting event so that I could share in the excitement and the spirit of the Games. In turn, when the opportunity came up, … Continue reading

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What Does Being a Torch Bearer for the TO2015 GAMES Mean to You?

What does being a torch bearer mean to you? Being a torch bearer means participating in a pre-games event across the Provinces that brings attention and visible representation to the group of Networking Academy instructors and students that are volunteering … Continue reading

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Being a TO2015 Torch Bearer allows me to share my story!

1.   Torch bearers represent individuals that have proven to be a local hero. What are some of the challenges you had to overcome? As a 36 year old mom to two young children, a wife and a professional, my … Continue reading

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How Durham College, Cisco and the Whitby Abilities Centre are Training Tomorrow’s IT Professionals

By Laura Franks, Computer Science Professor, Durham College The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are huge, including some 30 venues scattered throughout basically the whole Golden Horseshoe area of Lake Ontario, and will take place over 24 … Continue reading

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Why a Collaboration Vision Matters for Bringing Lines of Business Together

Over the course of this series, I’ve talked about the value of collaboration for making enterprises more successful and the role played by communications technologies to make this possible. Conversely, I’ve also looked at the challenges facing IT to fully … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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Understanding Adoption Barriers to Collaboration, Part 2

This is the second post about adoption barriers, with both being part of my broader series titled Collaboration Insights. Overall, this is the fourth post in a five part series, where I’ve been examining issues and opportunities to help enterprises … Continue reading

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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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