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What Does Being a Torch Bearer for the TO2015 GAMES Mean to You?

What does being a torch bearer mean to you? Being a torch bearer means participating in a pre-games event across the Provinces that brings attention and visible representation to the group of Networking Academy instructors and students that are volunteering … Continue reading

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Being a TO2015 Torch Bearer allows me to share my story!

1.   Torch bearers represent individuals that have proven to be a local hero. What are some of the challenges you had to overcome? As a 36 year old mom to two young children, a wife and a professional, my … Continue reading

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Bringing the Fire of the GAMES to Toronto Through the Torch Relay!

Q – What sparked your interest in being a Torchbearer for the TO2015 Games? I was born in Venezuela; but have made Toronto my home since 1987.  I am a former Track & Field Athlete, who participated in many provincial, … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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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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