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Gen X 3.0: No more Middle Child Syndrome

We Gen Xers[1] have often been labelled as disaffected, ignored, sandwiched between the boomers (the trailblazers) and millennials (the innovators). I don’t think Douglas Copeland intended to malign us but we’ve always been referred to as the “slacker generation”. Nowadays, … Continue reading

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Northern Hospitality – Connected

Author: Shawn Cardinal  Connected North is a program with an ambition to provide quality video communications to remote communities in Northern Canada. This program will connect these communities with interactive education and healthcare services. For education in particular, students benefit … Continue reading

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The Reason Your Business Needs Video Technology

Recently I read a fantastic article titled “Let People See Your Face!” Although the message of the piece was to encourage coworkers and managers to pick up the phone or visit in-person with colleagues rather than over email, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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A Thousand and One Uses for Video Cameras in Cities

Video cameras are becoming more and more common in cities around the world. In fact, cameras are no longer reserved for the police, who traditionally use them to discourage criminal activity and assist investigations. They are used for many different reasons. … Continue reading

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Enabling New Levels of Accessibility Through Interactive Technologies

The Abilities Centre, located in Whitby, Ontario, is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to enriching the quality of life for people of all ages and abilities through an inclusive, innovative environment. The Abilities Centre has been recognized by the International Paralympic … Continue reading

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Made in Canada: How we are making the Cisco Business Edition 6000 easier for partners

By all accounts, the Cisco Business Edition 6000 is an incredible product.  Able to handle 1,000 users, 100 contact centre agents and up to 50 remote branch offices, the Cisco Business Edition 6000 simplifies our unified communications and collaboration portfolio … 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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How a transformational pilot changed how healthcare is delivered in remote British Columbia

As we in British Columbia (BC) celebrated the official transfer and ‘birth’ of the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) on October 1, 2013, I thought it timely to share the transformational story of Dr. John Pawlovich and Takla Landing.  But … Continue reading

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How Pervasive Video Solutions Can Empower Canadian Enterprises

Over the last five years, we’ve seen how the development of video-enabled software has transformed the way we communicate with one another and how organizations conduct business. By allowing us to virtually be in the same room as someone located … Continue reading

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Q&A with Divyesh Lavingia – Bridge Studios

I recently spoke with Divyesh Lavingia, IT Director with Bridge Studios, a full-service motion picture and television production facility in  Burnaby, British Columbia.  We discussed how utilizing Cisco Solutions is helping Bridge Studios meet day-to-day production needs and ensure quality. … Continue reading

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