TelePresence

September 27, 2013

VIDEO

Flipped Learning – Transforming Education

To say the way students learn today has dramatically changed since I was in school would be an understatement. Not too long ago, technology played a limited role in education. Computers were not an active part of any discussion; it was a lab we went to for an hour a day.  Now students are fortunate to […]

September 25, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

UC and Video – Phones of the Future

What will phones in the future look like?  If our experience at Cisco is any guide, there will be more and more phones, and they will look like almost anything. They will all have two things in common:  they will all bring people together – and they will do it with voice and video.  Always […]

September 3, 2013

VIDEO

Mobile Video Collaboration

In today’s world, we are always on the go and want to communicate and collaborate wherever and however we choose to live, work, and play. We are seeing this mobility trend emerging with more of our customers, as they realize they need their employees to be able to effectively work across their different devices while […]

August 29, 2013

VIDEO

Collaboration Solutions: Choose the Right Ones for Productive, Effective Teleworking

In one of my recent blog posts I discussed the value of video for teleworking. From this blog I received a lot of feedback from folks wanting examples of the type of technology to use for teleworking.  Many asked, “How do you know what the right technology is to use to support remote and traveling […]

August 22, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Visit Cisco at the ATA Fall Forum: Get Your Complimentary VIP Exhibit Hall Pass Now

If you are planning to attend the American Telemedicine Association Fall Forum at the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto, be sure to make time to visit the Cisco booth.  I will be on hand, along with key members of the Cisco Canadian healthcare team, and we look forward to discussing your upcoming telehealth projects. You […]

August 21, 2013

VIDEO

New Bills in U.S. Government Show Commitment to Video

Being effective in your job doesn’t always mean that you need to be there.  In fact, many would argue that their productivity increases drastically when they are given the flexibility to work wherever they want as long as they can stay connected.  If that means staying off of a plane for a business trip, even […]

August 20, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Veterans See Improved Access to Healthcare

It’s truly amazing to think about the possibilities that advances in technology have unlocked.  No longer do the barriers of time and distance have to limit the ability for anyone to access education, healthcare and government services.  We can now connect with the push of a button. And often, it allows us to help the […]

August 16, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

UC on UCS – The Invisible Servers

Cisco IT completely changed our voice and video infrastructure in the data center – and nobody noticed! We changed the systems that Cisco IT uses to run ALL our voice and video supporting: 200,000 voice endpoints in 540 buildings around the world, 87,000 voicemail boxes 1600 TelePresence units 8.6 Million Webex meetings per year Our […]

August 16, 2013

EDUCATION

Will The Internet of Everything Change the Way Students Learn?

Think back to your favorite class in school. How would that class be different if it took place today? My favorite was a 7th grade art class. While it’s hard to imagine Mrs. Vincent in a modern classroom with a tablet or smartphone, I know she would be on the cutting edge of art education. […]