Tag Archives: Jabber

Using Technology to Stimulate the Economy of Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Quebec

There is much talk of delayed productivity in Quebec. This problem should not be taken lightly, since, in the current context of globalization, it has become important for Quebec to increase its exports and efficiency in order to get ahead … Continue reading

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Work is What You Do (Not Where You Go)

As I wrapped up my monthly forecast call last week, it struck me just how drastically work has changed in the last decade. It was 10 p.m. and I was in my hotel room in Macau, face-to-face with sales team … Continue reading

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Santa Virtually Checks His List Twice

Santa, with a little help from Cisco and the latest video technology, checked in, at seven hospitals across the country, to virtually check his list twice with some very special children. Through out the week of December 2nd, 2013, Cisco’s … Continue reading

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Four questions every Small Business owner must ask when considering collaboration technology

They say communication is the key to success in a relationship, and that rule certainly applies to the relationship between business owners and their employees and customers. Collaborative technology solutions facilitate that communication through a variety of channels that include … Continue reading

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Cisco, TELUS and Free The Children: You Change the World, and We’ll Change the Way You Work

It didn’t take much to become enamored with Free the Children. We, Cisco, were hooked by the story of an organization that began with a 12-year-old gathering eleven of his friends together to help end child labour, and grew into … Continue reading

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TelePresence for SMBs: It isn’t just for the big guys anymore

Last week I spoke with Gary Isaacs on this blog about how my customers in the mid-sized business sector are using, and benefiting from, Cisco’s technology solutions. We also discussed some of the challenges facing mid-market businesses and the role … Continue reading

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Considering interoperability: Why SIP could be the next big thing in 2013, Part 2

In part one of this blog I shared my technology prediction for 2013, that the use of SIP URIs to communicate between employees and outside contacts would accelerate and have a significant impact on the future of work in Canada. … Continue reading

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The benefits of collaboration to a growing mid-market business

We can all agree that collaboration is important to any thriving business.  Mid-market companies are a prime example of why collaboration is imperative.  As these companies continue to grow collaboration becomes essential since employees need to reach out to peers, … Continue reading

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The summer of BYOD spells great news for partners

The streets are getting a little less congested, the buses have a little more breathing room and the offices feel just a little emptier. Summer is officially here, which means employees are looking to spend more time in the sun, … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunity: Collaboration technologies in the Canadian business market

In Canada’s evolving business landscape, any opportunity for a company to become more efficient or reduce expenses must be considered. Cisco Canada President Nitin Kawale has described this period of Canada’s business history as being a time of opportunity or … Continue reading

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