Connection, Collaboration, and Innovation at the Cisco Networking Academy Conference
The annual Cisco Networking Academy Conference opened with a fitting tribute to celebrate its rich 15-year history. Cisco Executive Chairman Emeritus John Morgridge took the stage just days before his 80th birthday and told the audience the story of how Networking Academy was founded. Hundreds of academy instructors and Cisco staff watched in person from […]
Three Simple Ways to Boost Mobile Device Security
The explosion in business mobility is transforming our companies in profound—and sometimes challenging—ways. One of the most vexing issues is security. Recently, I came across a Wharton...
[Cartoon Catalyst Blog Series] K-12 BYOD. Secure Students, Determine Internet Access, and Yet Provide Awesome Network Pe …
So many students, so many devices, yet zero increase in number of IT staffers. The increasingly unbalanced ratio is enough to cause a few nightmares for any IT professional. Luckily,...
Cisco Hacks: Notes from the CMX Hackathon
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by two Wireless Networking Group interns, Nonie Grewal and Nivedita Jagdale, to capture their thoughts on the Connected Mobile Experiences Hackathon that they helped plan and execute. June 29th marked the start of the Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Hackathon in the Cisco San Jose campus. CMX, powered by […]
The Use and Impact of Social Media: A Blog Post
In recent years, social media has become the staple of communication. I remember when I was only about 11 years old and I first discovered the wonder of Myspace. This tool (the first of its kind) led the way to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc. Social media opened up a whole new world of opportunity […]
[Cartoon Catalyst Blog Series] The New Age Textbook – Implications of BYOD on K12 Education
Today we’re talking tablets versus textbooks in the first of a series of blog posts inspired by cartoons. Does anyone...
The 2017 Internet: A Look at the Future, Courtesy of the Cisco VNI Forecast
Visualize this: nearly half the Earth’s population – 3.6 billion people – connected to the Internet for communication, commerce, education, information, and entertainment. Think that’s too futuristic? Think again. By 2017, less than five years from today, that will be our reality. This prediction is one of several key findings from the newly released Cisco […]
Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Cloud and Law Enforcement (Part One): U.K.’s Facewatch Service Benefits …
This is the first in a two-part blog series that examines the opportunities that cloud-based services offer to law enforcement agencies—along with the challenges of this fundamental shift in the way information resources are managed. Police forces have a well-established culture of owning and managing systems directly founded on concerns about security and control of […]
How to Build a Happier and More Efficient Team
For those of us in large enterprises, it’s easy to feel lost in the sea of employees. With the rise of mobility, virtualization, and BYOD, many of us in the tech industry work from home, other offices, or even other countries. Because of this, many of us miss the chance to build good relationships with […]