The Value of a Trained & Certified Employee
We recently commissioned a research initiative to explore the value of certifications in the workplace and to better understand the ways that Cisco training aids employers and employees. The study, which was conducted by an independent research firm, was designed to measure employer perceptions of highly valued individuals in their organizations. The study focused on […]
Top 5 Learnings for Any Digital and Social Media Professional
It’s hard to believe that over eight years have passed since I started working with Cisco. Along the way, I learned so much from peers, the industry, and about myself....
2014 Digital and Social Media Trends Twitter Chat Recap
Thank you to everyone that participated in the Let’s Chat! #Ciscosmt Series 2014 Digital and Social Media Trends Twitter chat. What a lively discussion and a special thanks...
STEM Education Must be a Hands-on Approach
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are critical to innovation and the continued development of the U.S. economy. However, trends are showing that while there are and will continue to be plenty of jobs in these fields, many students are unprepared or lack the desire necessary for employers of the future to fill these […]
Exploring 2014 Digital and Social Media Trends
It’s hard to believe another calendar year is coming to an end less than 2 months. I’m amazed at the pace of which digital and social media continue...
Education Embraces the Mobility Excitement
Let’s examine and consider mobile devices in education. Students need to become more tech savvy to compete in today’s economy, and mobile devices offer supplemental learning and a new style to learn. A recent report noted that educators see great potential in mobile technology for transforming learning. The most commonly expected and desired benefits are […]
How Can we Keep Skills In Step with the Internet of Things?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a major accelerator for innovation of all industries and government. The idea of an increasingly digital world where mobility of applications and people are commonplace, where all types of things are connected and provide more intelligence and value is becoming the new reality. Every industry vertical is leveraging […]
Educause 2013: It’s All About Engagement
Educause 2013 brought together the country’s greatest minds in higher education to discuss the future of learning. We’ve come away from this year’s conference with a lot to think about – the role of mobile devices in the classroom, new technology implementations and turning the traditional classroom upside down. But throughout all of these different […]
Education and the Internet of Everything: Live Update from the IoT World Forum
We’re here at the Internet of Things World Forum with over 800 delegates in a very wet Barcelona. This morning, Chris Yapp eloquently introduced the uses and potential uses for IoT in education and Jane Alexander blew us away with the innovations at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Gallery One in the first of […]