Tag Archives: Cisco Systems

The Internet of Everything, for Everyone

Two significant events took place in Toronto in the last week of October: SmartWeek 2014 and the Toronto Global Forum. SmartWeek 2014 was the inaugural Canadian version of what is becoming a global phenomenon. With the theme of “Innovating the … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Smart + Connected Communities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cloud Computing, Coming to an Oil and Gas Company Near You

For many in the Oil and Gas industry cloud computing might seem like a confusing IT buzzword with very little substance. Trying to wade through the complexities of all its offshoots (public, private, on-premise cloud) without understanding the base concept … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Smart + Connected Communities | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Be Or Not To Be (Ubered) … That’s The Question

“To be or not to be…”, says Prince Hamlet as he considers death and suicide. He laments the pains and unfairness of life but recognizes that the alternative might be still worse. “In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cisco and Schneider Electric: Connecting Intelligent Systems for a Smarter World

Schneider Electric and Cisco in Canada signed a collaboration agreement earlier in 2014. We celebrated our partnership at Earth Rangers Center – a live sustainable showcase of both our latest technologies (see: “Announcing our Canadian Partnership with Schneider Electric” blog). Since … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Smart + Connected Communities | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Students succeed with Cisco!

The last Monday of July, I had the pleasure to talk about Teaching Technology and Technology for Learning at DevTO. I tag-teamed with Shanta Nathwani, who talked about her innovative program blending communication, design, and technology run at Sheridan College … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Healthcare Optimization: Effective Communication is the Key

Collaboration technologies are a sure way to reduce the delays that afflict the healthcare system. The continuum of healthcare comprises a series of steps in which several players take turns to provide the patient’s care. Beyond purely medical issues, healthcare … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Experience at the One-Year Countdown to the TO2015 Games

What a day I had on Friday July 11th! I had the privileged honor of unveiling the Cisco TO2015 countdown clock which officially marked the one year countdown to the Pan Am games! My day started off by bumping in … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, TO2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Volunteer Day at Moisson Montréal and Moisson Québec for Cisco Employees

On May 7, Moisson Montréal and Moisson Québec welcomed volunteers from Cisco. Meeting at the local offices of both organizations, 39 of our colleagues got down to the basics and carried out tasks quite different from the ones we are … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Security Threats are Becoming More Common in the Financial Sector

Because they are facing cyber attacks planned by professionals, financial institutions must take extreme measures.  As guardians of the assets of individuals and companies, the financial industry has always been a choice target for hackers. The year 2014 will be … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, Financial Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Countdown is on! One Year Countdown to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games!

Nathan Phillips Square will come alive with an exciting festival on Friday, July 11 as we kick off celebrations marking one year to go until the start of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games. The festival will begin Friday, July 11 at 11:45am … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment