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.

The Journey to the Cloud

The Journey to the Cloud represents a transformational evolution in the IT industry. It is changing the way we all work and manage our systems, regardless of industry and size. Along with SaskTel, we would like to introduce our first … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Farts and the Teachable Moment

Author:  Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. As any adult who’s ever tried to hold the attention of a group of children knows, nothing can derail … Continue reading

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A Torch Bearer is a Local Hero

Torch Bearers represent individuals that have proven to be a local hero. What are some of the challenges you had to overcome? My name is Brianna Buckle and I’m 1 of 200 people in the world with the rarest heart … Continue reading

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Representing Canada by Carrying the Torch

How does it make you feel being an athlete and representing Canada by carrying the torch?  Being a torch bearer to me is symbolic of the experiences: the trials and tribulations, the wins and losses, the love and strife of … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of Sport Through the TO2015 GAMES!

What sparked your interest in being a Torch Bearer? Since being chosen, I thought of many reasons, but all seem way too embarrassing, almost “Hallmark”-ish. But then I met someone at the Ottawa Marathon who made it all clear. She … Continue reading

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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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