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Employees Bring Cisco Tech to Late Night on Jimmy Kimmel Live

…ew you’ve planned at the Governor’s Ball is going to happen. Then, the show launches, Cisco’s Wall of America is a hit, you interview Kevin Hart and Eddie Murphy and you go back to your LA hotel to crash, satisfied with your technology. It’s just another day in the life of a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) at Cisco. “Sometimes the role is stressful,” says Chris Ward, TME. “But hey, we’ve been backstage at Jimmy Kimmel. The perks of doing…

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Cisco Intern: From Homeless to Helping Others

…. She began a Google community called Nerdy Bones just for this very reason. What started as a way for women in tech to connect has now become a group with over 100 members that was recently designated as an official Georgia Tech campus organization that inspires both men and women to chase their dreams in the tech industry. As Tia finishes her internship here at Cisco and heads back to complete her masters at Georgia Tech she is looking towards…

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OSpod #32: Carol Barrett

…we would look at, “Okay, we made this progress, we have more Enterprises deploying. What are the barriers today to the folks who are not deploying?” Then we would align the work group to those different types of challenges. Today we focus around deployment, so what are the challenges to onboarding traditional Enterprise work loads into the Cloud, into OpenStack specifically? We have a business and marketing team that’s been…

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OSPod #31: Anne Gentle

…a load balancer in front of it, was maybe another one? We did something very similar at Grace Hopper, Grace Hopper is the all women technology conference. As opposed to the thousands of men and hundreds of women at a lot of technology conferences, this was 8,000 women in technology and we had a blast. It is just [inaudible 00:46:33] put together this workshop where we went through here’s how you do a humanitarian app on OpenStack clouds,…

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Girls Power Tech Inspires Young Women to Pursue IT Careers

…remote locations to doctors thousands of miles away. After seeing his presentation, the girls were asked to come up with their own Internet of Everything products as part of the IoT World Forum Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge. Ben’s Double Robot made technology exciting for the girls in attendance and inspired them to create their own innovative solutions With the help of Cisco employee volunteers and mentors, they worked together…

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