Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Leveraging Spark as an Intern, Startup Growth Hacker, Troublemaker & Son

Here is my story as to why Cisco Spark is not a tool only for companies and business professionals but everyone. Cisco Spark was not a self-sought out discovery on the App Store. It was a mandatory tool we had … Continue reading

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It’s About You Bettering Your Business

Trends in the technology industry are always changing. If you are anything like me, being ahead of the technology curve is challenging. We all know we need to be at the forefront of it, but sometimes the wave takes us … Continue reading

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The Future of Partner Eco-Systems

Last month, I had a great conversation with Robert Dutt from ChannelBuzz.ca. Robert is well known for covering the Canadian IT channel and for reporting on the trends and tribulations that come with the rapidly changing IT sector. Robert and I … Continue reading

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Canadian Oil and Gas – 2015 and beyond

“We usually find gas in new places with old ideas. Sometimes, also, we find gas in an old place with a new idea, but we seldom find much gas in an old place with an old idea. Several times in … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything, for Everyone

Two significant events took place in Toronto in the last week of October: SmartWeek 2014 and the Toronto Global Forum. SmartWeek 2014 was the inaugural Canadian version of what is becoming a global phenomenon. With the theme of “Innovating the … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be (Ubered) … That’s The Question

“To be or not to be…”, says Prince Hamlet as he considers death and suicide. He laments the pains and unfairness of life but recognizes that the alternative might be still worse. “In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be … Continue reading

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Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats

By Stephen Ibaraki This article is an excerpt of a larger piece that appears on IT World Canada and is republished with permission. Over 90 per cent of networks are compromised and this can happen in less than 20 minutes … Continue reading

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The Ubiquity of the Internet has Opened up New Horizons

The proliferation of Internet connections and technologies offers a sure means of saving money and increasing the effectiveness of organizations. Québec, like everywhere, can take advantage of this in many ways. Welcome to the “Internet of Everything.” The Internet continues … Continue reading

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Internet of Things for Buildings (BIoT)

Almost nine years ago, I joined Cisco in its corporate real estate department. The team I joined was tasked to look at innovative ways to reduce the need and improve the utilization of slightly less than 20 million sq.ft of … Continue reading

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Cisco and Polytechnics Canada Support the Next Generation of Workers

I’m honored to have said a few words of welcome to the attendees of the Polytechnics Canada’s 2014 Annual Conference, and to the supporters of education who accepted our invitation to the opening night reception. Cisco is seriously committed to … Continue reading

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