Recap: Recommendations for a Sound Technology Future
I recently sat down with Arvind Hickman of HR Magazine UK to discuss the skills gap in the technology sector. We talked about the challenges of filling the critical technology slots that business demands, particularly in developed countries, where the biggest gaps exist. Cisco has been proactive in surveying the global market, forecasting each country’s […]
Cisco Offices Worldwide Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day
Even though I grew up surrounded by engineers and technology in Silicon Valley, I didn’t decide to seriously study science until my freshman year in college, when I switched my...
“Brave” Advice from #WomenInTech
As we approach Girls in ICT day on April 24th many people are talking about women in tech and gender bias. All this talk made me think of EWIP, a conference I attended a little over a month ago. One of the sessions featured 4 women on a panel all who have proved to be […]
Delivering Education And Mental Health Care to the Arctic Circle
This post was written by Willa Black, Director of Corporate Affairs for Cisco Canada, and was originally published on the Huffington Post. The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It’s roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark […]
Harvard Business School Highlights Cisco’s Innovative Approach to Social Learning
Last year, I had the opportunity to meet with Harvard Business School Associate Professor of Business Administration Mikolaj Jan Piskorski. Prof. Piskorski had heard about the Cisco Learning Network, and decided that he wanted to learn more about Cisco’s innovative use of social strategy and our collaborative approach to IT education that addresses the challenges […]
Common Core Mobile Technology Uplifts School Performance
Studies show the importance of quality education when it comes to the development of a country. The education system of the 21st century is very different from a few years prior due to the technological advances. There is a massive change in the way information is accessed today. We can no longer limit students to […]
How Next Generation WLAN Optimizes RoboCup at Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a liberal arts college based in the town of Brunswick, Maine. It houses 1839 students in about 100 buildings and offers 33 different majors and...
School Days 2.0: Connected, Borderless, and Highly Inclusive
Up in the mornin’ and out to school The teacher is teachin’ the Golden Rule American history and practical math You study’ em hard and hopin’ to pass Chuck Berry’s old hit “School Days” sums up an educational model that has persisted since the 1800s — if not since Aristotle. Students and their classmates sit […]