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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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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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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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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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Collaboration Insights – Getting Work Done – New Series

*Posted originally on Jon Arnold’s Analyst 2.0 Blog on March 2, 2015 The term collaboration is a bit of a loaded word, but it’s become central to any conversation now around workplace productivity and communications technology. To help decision-makers get better value … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Working for a Company that Encourages Work Life Balance

We’re launching a new series in sync with our Hockey’s Hidden Heroes program to highlight great Canadians that are able to handle two full time jobs – one at the office and one at the rink. On a bi-weekly basis, … Continue reading

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Canadian Oil and Gas – 2015 and beyond

“We usually find gas in new places with old ideas. Sometimes, also, we find gas in an old place with a new idea, but we seldom find much gas in an old place with an old idea. Several times in … 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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