education

ICT Education Propels One South African Woman from Child to Role Model

Guest blog by Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo Soso Luningo is a trainer with the ICT Academy at CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she trains students on the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum This is my first blog ever, long overdue since I am an expressive person. Everywhere I have ever spoken, the question has […]

March 28, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

5 Steps To Becoming a Social Media Master!

People are becoming more media savvy than ever before. The advent of social media has resulting in people consuming and sharing more information. A by-product of this is that people have becoming adept at ignoring traditional marketing and advertising and better at spotting marketing content trying to masquerade as something else. The best way to […]

March 26, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Getting the Executive Social Media View

Since launching our internal executive social media mentoring program, it’s been really eye-opening to get a close up view of their perceptions around using this channel, their goals, and overall interests. We read and hear about different statistics all the time, telling us that executive participation is still in an early adoption stage and this […]

Rewarding Innovation: VNI Service Awards Wants Your Story

Today, we are pleased to launch the VNI Service Awards. This rewards program runs from March 26 to May 10, 2013. The five top finalists will share USD $10,000 in cash prizes. The VNI Service Awards is complementary to our VNI Service Adoption research. This work forecasts global trends in how users are adopting 27 […]

March 25, 2013

EDUCATION

Now Available On-Demand, The Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders

The Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders, 2013 opened on March 19th to rave reviews by attendees from schools, colleges and universities from around the world. Here’s a sample of their feedback: “Thanks to all the Cisco folks who put this together. It was informative, exciting and motivational!!!” “Thank you so much for providing this […]

March 25, 2013

DATA CENTER

Real world ROI results with UCS servers – a detailed study at Loughborough University

I recently worked with Loughborough University on a financial impact study of their initial deployment of Cisco UCS. The study documents their findings of a dramatic improvement in IT efficiency, bearing out the advantages that attracted them to the UCS solution. Loughborough’s Customer Case Study has been revised with the results of this TCO study […]

March 18, 2013

EDUCATION

Incredible Outcomes in Education from New Technologies

Cisco’s Virtual Forum for Education Leaders is this Tuesday 3/19. It will be an exciting virtual Forum with information about important trends that are happening for both K-12 and Higher Ed. Of particular interest for both Academic and IT leaders is how technology is supporting and increasing learning outcomes. Great applications like on-line learning, flipped […]

March 12, 2013

EDUCATION

Innovating the Education Experience with BYOD

When I was a student in elementary school, we had desks, teachers, and blackboards (not even whiteboards!). My interaction with technology in the classroom was limited to an exciting experience playing Oregon Trail, a software game that my teachers leveraged as a hands-on experience for students to see what kinds of challenges pioneers faced going […]

March 11, 2013

EDUCATION

EdChat with Cisco Experts on Technology Trends and Solutions

Education leaders and innovators around the world are transforming education today. Please join us on March 19th (Americas and EMEA) or March 20 (Asia Pacific), for the Cisco Virtual Forum for Education Leaders, to see how they are shaping the future of education. During this free global conference, which you can attend from the convenience […]