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To modernize Canada’s public infrastructure – every bridge needs a switch

Public infrastructure is a key driver of a nation’s success, particularly for a prosperous economy like Canada. Infrastructure plays an essential role in supporting global economic competitiveness (trade corridors), safety and security (borders), public health (water, housing), environmental protection (clean … Continue reading

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Softchoice Cares + 7 IT Companies = A future for 500

By Karly Pierce, Softchoice We’d done overseas missions in the past but the trip to Bali was going to be on a whole new level. We were going half way around the world to build not one but seven computer … Continue reading

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Transforming the nation with innovation, one building at a time

Cisco continues to make great progress in Smart + Connected Real Estate and its overarching Smart + Connected Communities initiatives. The announcement of the Richards Zeta acquisition a few years back was perceived as our bold move into the building … Continue reading

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Canada’s Time of Opportunity or Peril?

When it comes to Canada, and the great base of employee talent that exists in this country, I’m an unabashed optimist. Despite the serious challenges we face as a nation around our generally poor labour productivity and weak innovation, my … Continue reading

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Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Must be a Part of Current and Future Workplaces

It’s critical in today’s working world to give employees the ability to do their jobs wherever they happen to be and whenever they need to. And, just as importantly, you must provide them with the tools to be collaborative and … Continue reading

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Santa Brings High-tech Holiday Cheer to Children Across Canada

Kids often ask Santa Claus for the latest gadgets and gizmos, but this year it was Santa himself who got in on the latest technology trends with a little help from Cisco. On December 7th and 8th Cisco’s Canadian Civic … Continue reading

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Join Me at the Toronto Board of Trade Lunch on December 13

The old world of nine-to-five workdays has come and gone. Workplaces today are rapidly transforming. The entire nature of work has dramatically changed and will continue to change. I’ll be speaking about these topics and much more during a keynote … Continue reading

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Accelerating Sustainability with CIRS

Yesterday was the official opening of the Center for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The CIRS building is one of the most innovative high performance facilities in North America that will embody green … Continue reading

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Another Great Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting…Opportunity Galore

For the past three years Cisco has been a supporter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and has actively participated in most of their National events and forums. ULI’s latest  Fall  Meeting and Urban Land Expo with more than 6,000 … Continue reading

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Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute: Advancing Research with Advanced Collaboration

As the healthcare system faces the challenge of meeting the increasing needs of patient volumes from the Baby Boom, the existing model of “spend more to get more” just isn’t going to scale. We need to find new ways to … Continue reading

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