Investing for an Inclusive Future
Maria Martinez, Cisco Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, explains why Cisco is making a $150 million commitment to build an inclusive future and help HBCUs strategically recover and flourish.
From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A donation of pi-top laptops engages students at a Tribal college
Cisco donated pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners around the world, including Tribal College, Sitting Bull College, in North Dakota.
Dream. Plan. Execute: Stirring up magic with our first-ever entrepreneurship award for HBCUs
The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is a competition that awards cash prizes to early-stage technology entrepreneurs solving the world's social and environmental problems. This year, we are also offering a HBCU Startup Prize.
Cisco to Award $1 Million USD in Prizes to #TechForGood Startups
The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is underway. We are awarding $1M USD in prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s toughest problems.
This is My Voice: Empowering an Inclusive Future for All
Vinaya, an Engineer Manager, shares her story of leadership and mentoring and becoming a voice in Cisco's mission to empower an inclusive future for all.
Smart Cities Are a $7.5 Billion Annual Opportunity for Technology Providers
Cities around the globe are beginning to build out new digital services such as smart lighting, traffic, waste management and data analytics to reduce costs, tap new sources of revenue, create new innovation business districts and improve the overall quality of urban life. The previous blog (“How to Make Money from Smart Cities”) identified the […]
Customers Desire More Personal Service From Their Banks
Some might argue that retail banking is known more for its inconveniences than its convenience. As an example, the common term ‘banker’s hours’ is synonymous with “being open for the shortest and most inconvenient amount of time”. Despite that legacy, retail banks have made a concerted effort and real progress to extend services through various […]