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How Cisco Meraki WiFi helped Lone Star Texas Grill improve customer service

Lone Star Texas Grill has been bringing authentic Tex-Mex food to Ontarians since 1986. The popular restaurant chain now operates 19 locations across the province. Recently Lone Star’s Bob Macey, senior project manager, sat down with me to discuss the … Continue reading

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Canada: Smart City movement is Taking off

St. Albert Smart City Alliance More and more Canadian communities are reaching for the Intelligent Community movement to provide them with means, tools, and governance that will help them capitalize on the rapidly changing world in which they are trying … Continue reading

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“Your mission is to connect the North”

This is the challenge given to the students competing in the Cisco Social Innovation challenge at the national WISE conference hosted by the University of Toronto chapter. There are many challenges in providing education and healthcare in the Canadian North, … Continue reading

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Ask The #IoE Futurist: “Will the future of battery technology prohibit the advancement of computers or technology in general?”

In my role as Cisco’s Chief Futurist, I get many questions about what the future holds and how new technology and emerging solutions will change our lives. Given the positive feedback and the volume of questions being submitted from the … Continue reading

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Five years and counting: Cisco Unified Computing System

This week marks the 5th anniversary for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).  What an exciting milestone for us. When I joined Cisco back in 2010, I was hired as the 1st UCS dedicated Account Manager in Canada.  At the time, we … Continue reading

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Simply the Best: Presenting our Canadian Partner Summit 2014 Award Winners

Partner Summit is a special event for me, and our Canadian leadership team. It’s where we get to interact and engage with literally thousands of our partners from across the globe. It’s where we get to discuss the channel and … Continue reading

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Announcing our Canadian partnership with Schneider Electric

The first day of spring seems like the perfect time to formally announce a Canadian partnership which will create new opportunities for sustainable development and innovation. Today, together with Schneider Electric, we announced a Canadian partnership that will create new … Continue reading

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Stories from Enterprise Connect: From Orlando with Love

You’ve probably heard us talk about the office of tomorrow, but what is becoming clear to me is that the office of tomorrow isn’t really an office at all. Today every hotel room, home office, coffee shop and park bench … Continue reading

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How the Internet of Everything Will Shape the Next 25 Years of Internet History

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, an important milestone as we look at how far we’ve come and how the Internet of Everything (IoE) is shaping our future. Developed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a researcher … Continue reading

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New Cisco IoE Innovation Center a Catalyst of Opportunity

Today it was my pleasure to participate in one of the most exciting announcements so far this year: Toronto has been selected as the location for one of four global Cisco Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Centers, and will serve … Continue reading

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