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Cisco on Cisco: The New Workspace in Action in our Canadian Headquarters

By: Chris Wheeldon, Industry Manager – Smart + Connected Real Estate, Cisco Canada Over the past few months, we’ve heard from a variety of participants who are helping to build the modern workplace. Increasingly, interior designers and technology providers are working … Continue reading

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Introducing True Growth to Canada’s Municipalities

By Stuart Baker, True Growth Specialist, Cisco Canada On October 7th municipalities from across Canada will meet in Toronto at the Cisco Canada headquarters for the inaugural True Growth Summit. Attending municipalities include Winnipeg, Sault Ste. Marie, Windsor, Waterloo, Toronto, … Continue reading

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How far we’ve come: Cisco and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Hundreds of Smart Communities, and thousands of municipal leaders from across the country, embarked on Niagara Falls May 29 – June 3, 2014. During a jam-packed five-day event, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) hosted its Annual Conference and Tradeshow. … Continue reading

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FCM Annual Conference Offers a Great Opportunity for Thinking Smart

From May 29th to June 3rd I will be attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This event will see over 3,000 municipal leaders, including mayors and councillors, get together to … 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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The Future of Smart+Connected Work Spaces

Recently I was able to participate in Toronto’s Real Estate Forum. This year’s conference examined key issues, trends, challenges, risks and opportunities in today’s real estate industry, especially as it pertains to the future of Smart+Connected Workspaces in Canada. I … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything’s Potential for Cities

There’s certainly been no shortage of exciting events happening here in Toronto recently. This year we were lucky enough to host the annual Meeting of the Minds annual leadership summit, a conference on sustainability, innovation and urban planning which brings … Continue reading

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Why we need free Wi-Fi in our cities

The National Post occasionally publishes an “everything you need to know about a complicated issue” feature, and last month I read about free public Wi-Fi but I couldn’t help thinking that there’s nothing complicated about it. The article examines Councillor … Continue reading

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From Old to New: The Internet of Everything Transforms Utilities, Telecom and Transportation

If you are like me, I often think of the past and where my journey has taken me. I believe that historical events shape decisions and directions that in turn, drive new opportunities and possibilities. In my experience, history has … Continue reading

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Partners, unlock the value of the Internet of Everything

Now that we’ve explained how we can connect Canadians to the Internet of Everything, it’s time for partners to start taking action. The Internet of Everything represents a potential $14.4 trillion economy over the next decade; $400 billion in Canada … Continue reading

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