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Changing the CIO Mindset

Recently, IT World Canada published a special edition of CanadianCIO Magazine featuring an eye-opening CIO Census Report conducted by the publication in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada. Among the most interesting findings: – On average, IT invests approximately … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about innovation in classrooms and in the workplace at the “tablettistes” conference

This chilly month of December is the perfect time to reflect on the future of education. A few days ago, the Ontario Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress, led by Roger Martin, released its 12th annual report. Shortly … Continue reading

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The Renaissance of Distance Education

Distance education is going through a renaissance. According to the New York Times, 2012 was the year of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), and the momentum of distance education continues to build. Udacity, Coursera and edX are rapidly expanding … Continue reading

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Education innovation is the answer for the connected generation

Today the University of Fredericton proudly announced it had successfully completed its first year as Canada’s first online university to exclusively use Cisco WebEx for its courses. This is not only indicative of the growing adoption of video conferencing technology, … Continue reading

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How cool is this? Connecting students to researchers via video from the classroom

Inspiring our Canadian youth to get excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is critical to all of us. Our youth will be key to helping Canada succeed in a more fierce global competitive market. While we have amazing … Continue reading

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The Girls of FRC 1547 share their Girls in ICT Day Experience

Last week I shared my thoughts on Girls in ICT Day at our Toronto office. But I believe Girls in ICT Day is really about the girls and their experience, and how we can encourage more girls to enter mathematics, … Continue reading

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McMaster University and Cisco set to transform academic research in Canada

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll know that recently I wrote about our announcements with the Universities of Waterloo, Laval, Saskatchewan and Regina. Each of these is significant on its own, but collectively they send a message to business leaders … Continue reading

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Girls in ICT Day Toronto: Robotics, technology education and…ketchup chips?

Every year Cisco Canada celebrates the International Telecommunications Union’s “Girls in ICT Day”. The day is created to link the technology industry to girls, showcase to them the great work that tech companies like Cisco do, and encourage them to … Continue reading

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Cisco partners with Canadian Universities to drive productivity

In November I wrote about Cisco’s Research Chair in Smart Grid at the University of Waterloo on this blog, and shared why university chairs were so important to our company. Even if you did read my previous blog, it bears … Continue reading

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