Sheila Jordan

No longer with Cisco


August 22, 2013


The Internet of Everything Connected Classroom Starts with Startups

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When I think of a traditional elementary or secondary classroom, I think of colorful bulletin boards, desks, pencils and neat piles of books and paper. As students all over the country return back to school, it’s interesting to think about how the classrooms we enjoyed as students (back in the day!) have evolved to include […]

July 16, 2013


Partnering with Apple on BYOD and Great User Experience

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I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by Apple for its Tech Talk series, taped at Apple’s Palo Alto retail store, on the topic of BYOD. What prompted the invitation to speak was Cisco’s substantial use of Apple devices – Cisco is one of the largest enterprise users of Apple products today across the […]

The Internet of Everything…A Small World After All?

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It’s summertime. For most people, the warmer temps and holiday weekends are the perfect excuse for a vacation. But have you ever traveled to an amusement park or exotic destination only to wait in line for hours for the hottest ride or trendiest restaurant? Or perhaps your coolness factor would skyrocket if you didn’t have […]

Connecting parents and children with the Internet of Everything

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Overnight trips when both of my kids were younger were hard. Wishing them goodnight over the phone. Sending postcards. But I always wished there was a way to stay connected with them while I was away. I read an interesting article on GigaOM by Stacey Higginbotham entitled, Hey parents! The internet of things might just […]

Anytime, Anywhere Efficiency

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As today’s workforce continues to become more mobile and adopt the “on-the-go” mentality both at home and at work, their needs are also evolving. Companies need to respond. Empowering employees to work anytime, anywhere will improve efficiencies and increase productivity. When the staff takes their work outside of office walls, an environment of knowledge, sharing […]

April 4, 2013


Top 10 Tips for Executive Social Media

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Navigating social media can be an intimidating challenge for many people, but particularly for company executives who may not be naturally inclined to communicate using social channels or have the time to learn how to use them. My own experience with social media has evolved – initially by watching my teenage children use it to communicate, […]

January 30, 2013


Managing #Cloud-Based #Collaboration IT Solutions

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Cloud-based collaboration IT solutions are a hot topic, including the transition to the cloud, hosted solutions in the cloud, cloud security, and managing legacy systems on premises in tandem with cloud solutions.

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