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Understanding Adoption Barriers to Collaboration, Part 1

This is the third post in my Collaboration Insights series, and since effective collaboration eludes so many companies, I wanted to examine the barriers to adoption. Despite the widespread availability of so many applications that enable collaboration, the results often … Continue reading

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Partner Summit Montreal: C’est formidable!

Cisco is gearing up for our annual Partner Summit Conference, taking place April 27 – 30. This year, the Canadian team is especially pumped up because it’s taking place in Montreal, the first time in Montreal  with the last one … Continue reading

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How you can become an Agent of Collaboration and solve your business’ critical challenges

Your business is operating in an incredible time. You may not realize it, but never – never – before have businesses had the tools at their disposal that we do. Never before have companies been able to take the pulse … Continue reading

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Take the Meraki Challenge and Find out if Cloud Managed IT is Right for Your Business

We all hear that the role of IT in today’s companies is becoming increasingly complex. In Canada and around the world, companies are faced with this challenge on a daily basis. Want proof? A report posted on Information Age indicates … 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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Complexity versus Simplicity in Making Collaboration Work

*Posted originally on Jon Arnold’s Analyst 2.0 Blog on March 16, 2015 This is the second post in my new Collaboration Insights series, with the focus being how IT needs to balance the forces of simplicity and complexity in order to get … Continue reading

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It’s About You Bettering Your Business

Trends in the technology industry are always changing. If you are anything like me, being ahead of the technology curve is challenging. We all know we need to be at the forefront of it, but sometimes the wave takes us … Continue reading

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The Future of Partner Eco-Systems

Last month, I had a great conversation with Robert Dutt from ChannelBuzz.ca. Robert is well known for covering the Canadian IT channel and for reporting on the trends and tribulations that come with the rapidly changing IT sector. Robert and I … Continue reading

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With the Internet of Everything, Canadian Banks Can Drive a New Level of Customer Engagement — and Profitability

For financial services institutions, the battle to acquire new customers and increase business with existing clients centers on customer engagement. A superior engagement, differentiated experience, and sense of distinctive value at all points of interaction with customers (and potential customers), … Continue reading

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Empowering a Diverse Workforce

“Entrepreneurial Volunteerism” that is how I describe our inclusion and diversity strategy at Cisco. This is what you get when you give passionate people the freedom and support to explore what is important for them. A great example of this … Continue reading

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