HBCU

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.

February 4, 2021

WE ARE CISCO

Advice to Your 21-Year-Old Self

Michael shares how within his first few months at Cisco, he joined our Connected Black Professionals Employee Resource Organization and receive some incredible advice for his 21st birthday!

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.

October 27, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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.

September 10, 2020

WE ARE CISCO

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.

September 15, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

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 […]