Category Archives: Collaboration

Bringing education to rural Canada with “Remote Training Centers”

The success of a country depends on the innovation and productivity achieved in –and generated by– its communities. Communities are the heart of every nation and the people in these communities are the fuel for economic growth and prosperity. Thus, … Continue reading

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Giving Back with Impact: How Cisco and Our Partners Work Together To Make A Difference In Western Canada

By Dean La Riviere, Director of Partner Operations, Western Canada Good intentions abound, however it is those that take action who really impact change and showcase what is possible. In Western Canada, we’ve seen an abundance of initiatives where Cisco and members … Continue reading

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“Open 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week”: How Virtualization Is Making This Possible For Banks

In the fast-emerging world of being “Open 24 Hours,” financial institutions have the opportunity to simultaneously increase their service capacity, market coverage, operating efficiencies, customer value and revenue. Having the right people, with the right skills and access to the … Continue reading

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Engaging Students in the Classroom with Video

Today’s generation of students are digital natives. Their lives outside the classroom are dominated by the non-stop rich media experiences delivered by video games, smartphones and the Internet. Education has to keep innovating to catch up with its students, particularly … Continue reading

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What Every Business Needs to Know, Now, About the Future of Work

Previously I’ve written about how the way we work is changing. Specifically, I said that work is more interconnected than ever before. And it’s true. Think about all the ways you communicate with your colleagues and how they communicate with … Continue reading

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People, Place and Technology are Coming Together like Never Before

The Workplace of the Future Technological advances are catalysts for change in any business, and those changes are happening at a faster pace than ever before. Technology is transforming who we are able to work with and how we work … Continue reading

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Has your Workspace Incorporated Recent Technological Shifts? Redesign Your Workplace to be more Collaborative.

Using technology to connect people is a commonplace activity, but redesigning your workplace to accommodate the shift in communication styles can be considered ‘new territory.’ Collaboration is a powerful force. Organizations recognize this and are beginning to use collaboration technologies … Continue reading

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Enabling New Levels of Accessibility Through Interactive Technologies

The Abilities Centre, located in Whitby, Ontario, is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to enriching the quality of life for people of all ages and abilities through an inclusive, innovative environment. The Abilities Centre has been recognized by the International Paralympic … Continue reading

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Collaborating just became easier with new products and infrastructure updates

This week at Cisco Live! 2014, we announced new products and infrastructure updates that gives a fresh take on video, desktop collaboration and virtual meeting rooms. These new products and updates make the collaboration experience easier for users by allowing … Continue reading

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FCM Annual Conference Offers a Great Opportunity for Thinking Smart

From May 29th to June 3rd I will be attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This event will see over 3,000 municipal leaders, including mayors and councillors, get together to … Continue reading

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