Category Archives: Technology

Partner finds success with a focus on mid-size businesses

Larger than small businesses but not quite an enterprise, mid-size businesses, which make up a large percentage of Canadian companies, pose a unique set of challenges for partners. Cisco Partners are creative, highly specialized and knowledgeable. They can create a … Continue reading

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Building the Entrepreneur Skillset with the Cisco Design Challenge

What if schools helped students become entrepreneurs? Some schools offer an entrepreneurship curriculum, focusing on theory but often neglecting the practice. Increasingly, universities are opening their own incubator, like the Ryerson Digital Media Zone (DMZ). And more often than not, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome

I’m tremendously excited to announce the new Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome has officially opened! Introduced to the public on January 9 during the Milton International Track Challenge, the state-of-the-art facility will not only see tremendous competition as part … Continue reading

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Prepr #EduChallenge Panel

Great things happen when you connect the unconnected. This is why I enjoy participating in hackathons, where developers, subject-matter experts, such as educators, designers, business gurus, entrepreneurs and other interested (and interesting) fellows co-create our future. In November 2014, Prepr … Continue reading

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Keep Your Employees Happy This Season – Let them work from anywhere.

Twas the time over Christmas, and all down the hall Not a worker was present, no lights on at all. The weather was snowy – too slippery for driving Work had to be done, business year end was thriving. Clients … Continue reading

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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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What keeps you up at night? Latest Cisco research reveals why Canadian organizations need to shore up their network security strategy sooner than later

When it comes to network security, what keeps IT professionals up at night? With new Cisco research revealing that 60%of Canadian organizations don’t have a security strategy or policy in place, or are unsure whether their current strategy prepares them … Continue reading

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