skills

November 15, 2018

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Stronger together: Cisco and BBVA pioneer a new talent exchange

Forward-thinking organizations are prioritizing how they nurture engineering talent and adapting their practices to the new skills environment. BBVA is a great example.

Empowering New Orleans’ Youth with Digital Skills

I am happy to share the expansion of one such global problem solver — Anudip Foundation — who is changing the lives of youth, families, and communities across India, and now the United States.

An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program

Over the past year, we’ve focused on helping veterans find jobs in today’s digital economy through IT training and employment programs, as well as partnerships with local and state governments.

Cisco’s Big Bet on a Big Idea

This blog originally appeared on The Huffington Post Two years ago, I stood on stage in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with a quote on the screen behind me. It read, “All it takes is one big idea to change the world.” I was speaking at the Franklin Project’s Summit where General Stan McChrystal called upon 350 leaders in […]

5 Ways Cisco Celebrates Youth World Skills Day All Year

Today, July 15, Cisco will join the United Nations in observing the first annual World Youth Skills Day — a global conversation about youth unemployment and the importance of giving young men and women around the world the skills to thrive in any workplace. Through social media and the power of the Internet, we can […]

September 30, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Network Consulting Engineers: Evolving with Confidence

Customers reach out to Cisco Services because they have confidence in our skills and abilities. One way we build that confidence for our customers—and for ourselves—is through certifications and...

February 6, 2014

EDUCATION

Recap: Cisco Social Broadcast – The Future of IT Education

Earlier this week, Cisco’s Chief Futurist Dave Evans and I took questions from you, our partners and customers, about our views and predictions for the future of IT Education. The discussion covered a broad variety of fascinating topics, ranging from the impact of wearable technologies in the classroom, to how we can overcome skills gaps […]

January 31, 2014

EDUCATION

How will the Internet of Everything Change Education and Skills for Jobs of the Future?

Technology has had a dramatic impact on education over the past few years, with tablets, digital chalkboards and new collaboration technologies changing the way students learn and professionals advance their careers. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is becoming a major accelerator for innovation across all industries. The idea of an increasingly digital world where mobility […]

January 29, 2014

EDUCATION

The Value of a Trained & Certified Employee

We recently commissioned a research initiative to explore the value of certifications in the workplace and to better understand the ways that Cisco training aids employers and employees. The study, which was conducted by an independent research firm, was designed to measure employer perceptions of highly valued individuals in their organizations. The study focused on […]