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The Future of Work is here…Now the Workplace

On one cold winter day, almost two 20 years ago, I handed in my mid-term paper for one of my architectural design classes at a leading Dutch design school. The assignment was to design our workplace of the future. I wrote … Continue reading

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To modernize Canada’s public infrastructure – every bridge needs a switch

Public infrastructure is a key driver of a nation’s success, particularly for a prosperous economy like Canada. Infrastructure plays an essential role in supporting global economic competitiveness (trade corridors), safety and security (borders), public health (water, housing), environmental protection (clean … Continue reading

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Opportunity abounds for Canadian mid-market businesses

Nitin Kawale, president of Cisco Canada, offers his thoughts on how technology is transforming the competitive landscape for mid-market companies in Canada. In this short interview, Nitin discusses how collaborative technologies determine, not just how mid-market companies will need to … 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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Cisco Plus Canada: Tweets, Keynotes and a Candy Bar

We wanted to make Cisco Plus Canada the most interactive and social conference in Canada this year. And after the tremendous response in the building and on the web, we definitely accomplished that goal. Over 1,900 attendees and 34 partners … Continue reading

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Innovation key to Canada’s future success

Innovation matters more than ever. My keynote speech at this year’s Cisco Plus event on May 16 at the Toronto Congress Centre by Pearson airport will focus on this topic and I dare say it may be among the most … Continue reading

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Canada’s Time of Opportunity or Peril?

When it comes to Canada, and the great base of employee talent that exists in this country, I’m an unabashed optimist. Despite the serious challenges we face as a nation around our generally poor labour productivity and weak innovation, my … Continue reading

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Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Must be a Part of Current and Future Workplaces

It’s critical in today’s working world to give employees the ability to do their jobs wherever they happen to be and whenever they need to. And, just as importantly, you must provide them with the tools to be collaborative and … Continue reading

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Canada’s Businesses Need to Unleash Collaboration

Many Canadian businesses are inhibiting Canadians themselves when it comes to being productive and innovative. People in this nation are among the most active and savvy of social media users in the world right now, and the research suggests the … Continue reading

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Cleantech and IT Go Hand in Hand

Last month, I participated in a panel discussion at Cleantech North on partnering for the establishment and growth of Cleantech applications and investments. Truth to be told: I’m no expert in Cleantech – but am certainly aware of its importance for … Continue reading

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