community

October 16, 2014

COLLABORATION

Nominations Open: Be a Champion for Collaboration

Who are the Cisco Champions? Perhaps you should be one. Now is the time to nominate yourself or a colleague for consideration for 2015! Let’s start with the biggest questions: Are you passionate about collaboration technology? Do you love expanding and sharing your knowledge?

June 5, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

What does it take to make change?

May 2014 was a big month for me! I had a long trip to Australia and San Francisco for Cisco Live. This was my 2nd Cisco Live that I’ve attended, and the global event is making a positive impression on me. I’ve been to scores of events, many for my role here at Veeam (a […]

March 5, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

Cisco Small Business Extending Services and Support in Latin America

Happy Wednesday! Did you watch the Academy Awards this week? It sure would been great to get my mug in Ellen’s selfie shot. I could have been Bradley right? ..and a slice of pizza would have been great with Julia, Harrison, and “Marty”. Certainly this year’s Oscars was the best one in years. Speaking of […]

February 4, 2014

OPEN AT CISCO

OpenDaylight Unleashes Hydrogen to the Masses

The OpenDaylight Project today announced that its first open source software release Hydrogen is now available for download. As the first simultaneous code release cross-community it has contributions across fifty organizations and includes over one million lines of code. Yes. ODL > 1MLOC. For those of you interested that’s approximately two hundred and thirty man-years of […]

Annual Employee Giving Campaign Generates Nearly $6 Million for Global Hunger Relief

Christina O’Neill is a manager with Cisco Community Relations based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, who oversaw Cisco’s 2013 record-breaking Global Hunger Relief Campaign.  “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill In its 11th year, Cisco’s 2013 Global Hunger Relief Campaign […]

September 24, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

A Chapter from My Unwritten Book: Social Media Planning (Part 2)

Last week, I shared basic enablement, intelligence, engagement and measurement practices. This week’s presentation focuses on some advanced practices in the areas of intelligence, engagement, advocacy and measurement. By no means is this list complete so please feel free to add your two cents in the Comment box below. The more we share, the more we can influence how […]

August 28, 2013

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S3|Ep10: Community Architecture (3 Ways You Can Join)

In this week’s Engineers Unplugged, we talk technology from a different angle–community. How can you join your community of peers to learn, grow your career, and stay on top of the latest in this ever-changing tech landscape? Listen in as Josh Atwell (@josh_atwell) and Gurusimran Khalsa (@gurusimran) talk about their experiences as co-hosts on #vBrownBag. […]

August 2, 2013

OPEN AT CISCO

Why I Chose the Open Source Model I did for OpenDaylight

Now that OpenDaylight has arrived, it’s time to explain why I made the Open Source choices eventually embraced by its Founders and the community at large.  One doesn’t often see such leaders as Cisco, IBM, Intel, HP, Juniper, RedHat, VMWare, NEC, Microsoft and others agree, share and collaborate on such key technologies, let alone the latter engaging in a […]

May 15, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

IT Mobility Social Support Leads to Reduced Costs

Cisco IT’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program allows employees to be most productive on whatever device they choose.  Whether it’s an iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac or PC they can connect to the Cisco internal network easily, but that’s not what this blog is about, if you’re interested in that initiative click here and here. […]