Particular songs often come to mind when I’m thinking about certain words. It’s usually a 1:1 relationship of song to word, but the mental jukebox for champions seems to vary between Queen’s “We Are the Champions” and “Gonna Fly Now,” also known as the theme from “Rocky.”
Perhaps you’ve seen the shirts. Maybe you’ve joined in or listened to an episode of Cisco Champion Radio. Or maybe you can not resist learning new things and having access to experts in your area of technical expertise.
Join us--submit your CIsco Champion for Data Center nomination today!
Are you passionate about security technology? Are you interested in connecting with a global network of people like you? If so, you could be a good candidate to join the all-new Cisco Champions for Security group. Cisco Champions are a group of individuals from around the world who enjoy connecting with each other and sharing their knowledge with the larger community.
Cisco Champions make a difference by:
Supporting their peers in social communities, forums, and networks
Sharing their relevant experiences and thoughts on Cisco blogs
Providing valuable feedback directly to Cisco
Cisco Champions have a unique opportunity to contribute to and enhance the way people use the latest technologies. They also receive:
Invitations to exclusive events
Opportunities to communicate with Cisco employees
Recognition for their contributions
I’m happy to announce the call for nominations for the all-new Cisco Champions for Security. From now until October 31, 2014, you can nominate yourself, a friend, or mentor for inclusion in this program. See our announcement post in the Cisco Champions Community and submit your application here. Be sure to mention “Security” in your nomination. All Cisco Champions for Security will be selected and alerted no later than November 25, 2014.
Have questions about the Cisco Champions Program? Check out our FAQ or contact us.
Exactly one year ago, during the launch of the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network at Cisco Live Orlando, we asked the audience: “What would you do if you were not afraid?” On that day, we couldn’t have imagined the incredible journey we would take in answering that question and, ultimately, in building the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CiscoEWN).
CiscoEWN was created out of a collaboration between myself, Priscila David (Director, Systems Engineering, US Commercial East); Rima Alameddine (Sales Director, Enterprise NY); and Anuja Singh (Manager, Systems Engineering, Public Sector). All three of us work in the field sales organization at Cisco and have daily interactions with customers and partners. We realized that Read More »
In this week’s episode of Engineers Unplugged, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp of The Cloudcast) and Josh Atwell (@josh_atwell of #vBrownBag) discuss how to go from being a community member to a content creator. Grow your professional skills by watching this non-technical but highly useful talk!
It’s not all internet fame and glamour: consider the commitment of time, money, and potential channels for promotion. Great conversation with specific tips and tricks from two content creators:
Make content, not unicorns.
Unicorn /headwhiteboard/ with Aaron Delp and Josh Atwell.
**The next Engineers Unplugged shoot is at EMC World, Las Vegas, May 2014! Contact me now to become internet famous.**
This is Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple:
Episodes will publish weekly (or as close to it as we can manage)