netacad

December 21, 2016

PARTNER

Talent Bridge Through the Eyes of the Educator

Last week, I discussed the NetAcademy and Talent Bridge program from the student’s perspective. But really, that is only half of the story. I believe it’s essential to understand the NetAcademy program from an educator’s perspective, too. Why, you ask? Because who knows students better than their own teachers. NetAcad instructors at ECC Pete Avino […]

December 13, 2016

PARTNER

A Recipe for IT Career Success – Ingram Micro, ECC and Cisco Talent Bridge

  At Cisco Partner Summit in November, a hot topic when talking with many of you was talent. How do you make sure you have the right people with the right skills for the digital economy? As I mentioned in my blog last week, Cisco Networking Academy is all about developing the best IT students […]

December 6, 2016

PARTNER

Looking for Great IT Talent? Talent Bridge is the Answer for Cisco Partners

Business and IT continue to change more rapidly than ever, yet as a manager I remain committed to one consistent thing – hiring the best talent and arming them with the skills for a successful future. Whether you are growing your own career, or building a team, Cisco can help. So, how can Cisco help […]

10,000 Scholarships to Start 10,000 Cybersecurity Careers

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a top-of-mind issue for business, students, and even United States presidential candidates. With billions of bytes of data connecting to the Internet every day, our information needs more protection and security than ever before. For more than 47 percent of businesses surveyed by Global Knowledge, IT security is a […]

When the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Grows Up…

…what do they want to be? Cisco Live 2016 was an exciting opportunity for a handful of young men and women. As part of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team, 10 students worked side-by-side with Cisco engineers in Las Vegas, setting up and maintaining a massive network for more than 28,000 attendees. Together, they wired […]

Finding Networking Stars at the 2016 NBA Draft

The annual NBA Draft is all about finding the latest and greatest basketball talent; players who will someday become the face of franchises around the league. It’s where their lifelong dreams of playing in the NBA become a reality, where years of hard work and dedication culminate in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The same could be […]

CSR Volunteer Program Connects Employees to Students and Instructors in Rio

The final countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games is on – the Opening Ceremonies are a week away, and people around the world are working tirelessly to ensure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Cisco is an official supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we are dedicated to leaving a lasting impact in […]

Skilled Talent: A Necessity for Country Development

We are in the midst of an exciting technology transformation – digitization. Digitization will enable countries to maintain global competitiveness, increase GDP, foster innovation, and create new jobs. It’s predicted there will be over 50 billion connected things by 2020. In order for countries to embrace the opportunities this digital transformation can bring, they need […]

Inspiring Young Women at Cisco France’s Eighth Connected Girls Event

Superheroes like Wonder Woman only exist in the comic books; or do they? At Cisco, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs are everywhere, inspiring the next generation of young women to pursue a career in the IT field and become global problem solvers. And earlier this year, at Cisco France’s Eighth annual “Connected Girls” event, more than […]