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#CiscoChat Recap: Why the World Needs More Girls in Tech

…e successful in ICT and STEM-related fields. And in regards to skills that women in particular can bring to the tech table, intuition, patience and diverse perspectives were touted time and time again. 3. Are there any social inequalities that having more girls in the IT workforce can break? Shedding stereotypes and overcoming obstacles can be a challenge for women who desire a career in the IT industry. But those who find success in this fiel…


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Bringing Up a New Branch Site the Easy Way with Prime Infrastructure – Part 2

…ons depend on rock solid wired LAN access. You want to set up your wired and wireless access for success. A big challenge is how to keep it simple and easy to manage. Cisco Converged Access combines wired LAN access and wireless access together into a single deployment mode, so you can apply a unified policy and use a unified management method. Furthermore, it allows all your IWAN advantages to be fully utilized. It does so by converting all 802….


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OpenStack Podcast #25: Ryan Floyd

…rs in OpenStack vendors Metacloud (acquired by Cisco in late 2014)  and SwiftStack, as well as other well-known technology companies like Marketo, MobileIron, and Airespace. He’s in the heart of the action in Silicon Valley, helping his funded startups succeed, and listening to pitches from entrepreneurs about the next round of exciting new technology-based businesses. So he’s got a unique perspective and he shared it with our audienc…


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Let’s stop talking about STEM

…current competitive global economy. And as demonstrated above, many organizational efforts are focussed on the technical aspects of IT. However, the IT landscape is currently witnessing an unprecedented transformation and the challenge is no longer just about getting more STEM representation into the sector. As Wood and co reported in Consumption Economics: The New Rules of Tech and B4B: How Technology and Big Data are Reinventing the Customer-S…


Solving the Manufacturing Workforce Crisis of 2030

…is helping to educate young women about STEM careers through the IoT World Forum Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge . The initiative is a global innovation challenge open to young women between the ages of 13-18. The aim of the challenge is to recognize, promote, and reward young innovators as they come up with new uses for Internet of Things technologies and is open now through May 18th, 2015. You can learn more about the IoT World Forum Y…


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