Category Archives: Industries

Global Editors Conference: Cisco is ready to tackle Big Data and other trends

This week I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Cisco Global Editors Conference at Cisco HQ in San Jose. This exclusive event was attended by media from all over the world, who were given ring-side seats to conversations with … Continue reading

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Digging Deep @ The 3rd Annual Global Mining IT and Communications Summit

As we collectively enter the next transition of the Internet, the Internet of Everything (IoE), traditional industries such as energy, manufacturing and mining are recognizing the unprecedented opportunities of intelligently connecting people, process, data and things. However, for these industries … Continue reading

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Students Showcase Innovation at Polytechnics Canada

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Student Applied Research Showcase, presented by Polytechnics Canada and hosted by BCIT in Vancouver. When we think about research in science, technology, and engineering, we typically don’t think of … Continue reading

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Cloud computing, coming to an Oil and Gas company near you, Part 2

In my previous blog I discussed the evolution of cloud computing in the Oil and Gas industry. Here I will discuss how cloud computing will likely evolve in the next 5 years. In just a short time cloud computing has … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything, for Everyone

Two significant events took place in Toronto in the last week of October: SmartWeek 2014 and the Toronto Global Forum. SmartWeek 2014 was the inaugural Canadian version of what is becoming a global phenomenon. With the theme of “Innovating the … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing, Coming to an Oil and Gas Company Near You

For many in the Oil and Gas industry cloud computing might seem like a confusing IT buzzword with very little substance. Trying to wade through the complexities of all its offshoots (public, private, on-premise cloud) without understanding the base concept … Continue reading

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Cisco on Cisco: The New Workspace in Action in our Canadian Headquarters

By: Chris Wheeldon, Industry Manager – Smart + Connected Real Estate, Cisco Canada Over the past few months, we’ve heard from a variety of participants who are helping to build the modern workplace. Increasingly, interior designers and technology providers are working … Continue reading

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True Growth, Strong and Free, in Canadian Municipalities

The first True Growth Summit, held on October 6th in our Toronto office, was a great success. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, curators from the communities of Winnipeg, Sault Ste. Marie, Windsor, Waterloo, Newmarket, Toronto, Kingston, Saint … Continue reading

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Creating a Smarter Oil and Gas Industry, Part 4: Conclusion

In parts one, two and three  of this series I discussed today’s Digital Oilfield, and how Cisco technology is helping transform and impact the oil and gas industry. From “Field Enablement” to enabling “field Automation,” connecting the unconnected through the … Continue reading

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Creating a Smarter Oil and Gas Industry, Part 3: Field Enablement and Remote Sensors

The Canadian Oil and Gas industry spans a vast geography, from remote operations in the high arctic to offshore platforms in the Atlantic coast. As discussed in part two of this series, the Canadian Oil and Gas industry faces significant … Continue reading

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