Category Archives: Web and Social Media

Attached at the hip: Canadians and their smartphones in a connected world

If you had to choose only one device what would you choose?  Would it be a laptop? Smartphone? Tablet? This is one of the many questions posed in the third annual Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR). This year’s study … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything will fuel an amazing future: John Chambers weighs in

Staying connected has become so integral to our daily lives that more and more of us are carrying multiple, connected devices. Devices such as phones, laptops and tablets immediately come to mind. But what happens when people, process, data, and … Continue reading

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Entering a New Era: Introducing the Internet of Everything

My colleague, and Cisco’s Chief Futurist, Dave Evans first introduced Cisco to the ideas behind The Internet Of Things (IoT) in 2011. The term, first coined in 1999, holds that as more and more things become connected it changes the … Continue reading

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By 2016, Almost 8 Billion Devices Will be IPv6-Compatible

By Rachel Foster, expertIP Summary: expertIP is running a series that highlights key statistics and global technology adoption trends from Cisco’s latest Visual Networking Index Forecast. This post explores current and future IPv6-compatibility rates in fixed and mobile devices.   … Continue reading

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Why being social will pay off at Cisco Plus Canada

After months of travelling across the country, our Cisco Plus Canada show is set to arrive in Toronto. We met hundreds of IT professionals, networking architects and technology partners in our recent stops in Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver and a host … Continue reading

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Cisco study reveals risky online behaviour of Canadian workers

This week, the third and final chapter of the 2011 Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR) was released. The CCWTR surveyed 2,800 students and young employees in 14 countries including Canada, the U.S., Australia and the United Kingdom. The final … Continue reading

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Why There is No Such Thing as a Social Media Strategy

Did your organization ever have a TV or Email strategy? Then, why would you have a social media strategy? What would have happened today if you had a strategy for MySpace? When it comes to social media tools, the question … Continue reading

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Social Business: Hype or Reality?

Social business is about how people use new media tools — aka social media — to enable their business strategy and organizational processes.   Over the next few years, there will be an increase in organizations using enterprise solutions to share … Continue reading

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Cisco Connected World Technology Report

Understanding the behavior and expectations of the world’s next generation of workers will be critical for organizations seeking to attract the best talent now and in the coming years.   With the advent of numerous social media tools and an explosion … Continue reading

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Generations and Social Media in Canada

Canada has some of the highest internet penetration and social networking usage rates in the world. Users of social media tend to view their online presence as a hub for communication, collaboration,  entertainment and information.  This is the first time … Continue reading

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