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My take-aways on the Transformative Pedagogy Webinar with Dr. Lance Ford

It is always a pleasure to chat with Dr. Lance Ford. He is so good at communicating verbally and visually that it is hard to remember we are actually videoconferencing with him. Very quickly the technology fades away in the … Continue reading

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What is Transformative Pedagogy in the 21st Century?

Teaching is the art of making connections. Connecting with students, connecting theories with concrete examples, connecting hypotheses to conclusions… The first teacher I met during my training told us that, if she ever left the profession, she would work in … Continue reading

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Mid-size customers need a unique approach: Erinwood Ford

In the first post in our series on the mid-market, we looked at a Toronto-based Cisco partner, IT PRO CANADA, which focuses solely on installing Cisco solutions to mid-market customers. In this post we’ll review advice from IT PRO CANADA … Continue reading

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Prepr #EduChallenge Panel

Great things happen when you connect the unconnected. This is why I enjoy participating in hackathons, where developers, subject-matter experts, such as educators, designers, business gurus, entrepreneurs and other interested (and interesting) fellows co-create our future. In November 2014, Prepr … Continue reading

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Students Showcase Innovation at Polytechnics Canada

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Student Applied Research Showcase, presented by Polytechnics Canada and hosted by BCIT in Vancouver. When we think about research in science, technology, and engineering, we typically don’t think of … Continue reading

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Cloud computing, coming to an Oil and Gas company near you, Part 2

In my previous blog I discussed the evolution of cloud computing in the Oil and Gas industry. Here I will discuss how cloud computing will likely evolve in the next 5 years. In just a short time cloud computing has … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be (Ubered) … That’s The Question

“To be or not to be…”, says Prince Hamlet as he considers death and suicide. He laments the pains and unfairness of life but recognizes that the alternative might be still worse. “In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be … Continue reading

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Cisco and Schneider Electric: Connecting Intelligent Systems for a Smarter World

Schneider Electric and Cisco in Canada signed a collaboration agreement earlier in 2014. We celebrated our partnership at Earth Rangers Center – a live sustainable showcase of both our latest technologies (see: “Announcing our Canadian Partnership with Schneider Electric” blog). Since … Continue reading

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Students succeed with Cisco!

The last Monday of July, I had the pleasure to talk about Teaching Technology and Technology for Learning at DevTO. I tag-teamed with Shanta Nathwani, who talked about her innovative program blending communication, design, and technology run at Sheridan College … Continue reading

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How clinicians can take better care of you using the Internet of Everything

The Internet of Everything (IoE) can seem pretty nebulous at times (what are all those ‘smart bees’, ‘smart cows’ and ‘smart trees’ doing for us anyway?), but when you stop and consider a specific industry like healthcare and how the … Continue reading

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