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Is Debbie Gross, CEA To CEO Of Cisco, In Right Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Leni Miller

Can we still be In Right Work after 25 years in the same job? How could someone be in one job for 25 years and still feel she is in "right work"?How ...

Massive Job Cuts Coming To Cisco

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker’s global workforce...

Invest in hands-on-learning and watch the digital-savvy talent pool grow

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

If we want to ensure that the talent pipeline is robust and plentiful for a digital future, we need to invest in it now. We have a great opportunity f...

Harnessing the Internet of Things for Global Development

John Garrity | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology
John Garrity

As world leaders gathered in late 2015 to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there was much recognition that the tools for eliminating ab...

New Tool Monitors How Workers Use Cloud Services Like Gmail

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Cisco introduces its latest product on Wednesday, a tool for monitoring how employees use third-party software, it aims...

Inside Cisco's Secret Innovation Lab

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.11.2017 | Technology
Oliver Leung

Earlier last month, Cisco Systems was ranked 31st by the Boston Consulting Group's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2015. Although it may not be a ...

Revamped Abandoned Building Underscores Youth Unemployment In Spain

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.06.2017 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's a cathedral of characters, this abandoned furniture factory 40 kilometers outside of Barcelona, Spain. Cartoons, illustrations, portraits are everywhere -- a curious collection of aerosol spray pieces that highlights the popularity of the animated and exaggerated personalities among graffiti and street artists in this region of the world.

6 New Rules Of Business For The Next Industrial Revolution

Alan Murray | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Alan Murray

The world is in the midst of a new industrial revolution. Fortune's Geoff Colvin has a fascinating piece that lays out what this means for modern companies. But for the time-pressed, here are my six big takeaways.

Collaborative Innovation: You Can't Do It Alone and Win

Brian Kennell | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Fail, fail and fail again. No executive wants to hear these words, let alone report them to his or her boards, or worse, shareholders. But when yo...

5 Ways The Tech Industry Is Reshaping The Education System As We Know It

Posted 07.28.2015 | Impact

Education is experiencing a tech revolution. Chalkboards have been replaced by smartboards and the teacher’s gradebook is published online for paren...

A Truly Smart City Is Not a City at All

John M. Eger | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

To date, city leaders have not awakened to the challenges and the opportunities before them. But cities must begin. Embracing technology, identifying opportunities, and finding more ways to collaborate at the state, county and city level is key to our nation's success and survival.

One Of My Greatest Life Decisions: Becoming An Engineer

Shraddha Chaplot | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Shraddha Chaplot

Have you ever believed that you could do or be anything? That in your heart and gut, you knew that you were destined to change the world in your own way, exciting, empowering and enabling so many others so they may do the things they never thought they could?

Why Facebook Is Killing YouTube in Video

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.08.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

In the digital world, there is no difference between video and print, between images and text. They are all digital content, simply presented in a different way. Any reporter who carries and iPhone can learn to acquire video while they are reporting in print.

Smart Cities Need Smart People

John M. Eger | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

Almost 20 years ago, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funded research looking for ways to keep people off the roads.

The Internet of Things Is Coming to Light: An Interview with Corey Egan of Ilumi

Phil Simon | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

We're talking about much more than proper computers, smartphones and tablets here. Doorknobs, garage doors, cars and appliances will all talk to other devices -- and to us. The possibilities are limitless.

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.07.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Internet of Everything: Boring, But So Important

John M. Eger | Posted 05.01.2016 | Technology
John M. Eger

When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else.

Building Happier Cities With the Internet of Everything

Wim Elfrink | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Wim Elfrink

IoE can deliver both economic value and an improved quality of life. The Internet of Everything can't create happiness by itself, but it certainly can play a large role in enabling it.

Why The World Should Know The Names of These 5 Women In STEM

Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact

In 2011, women made up only one quarter of the American workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and their presence in co...

See How 3 Women are Harnessing Technology to Live a Purpose-Driven Life

Tae Yoo | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Shae, Lisa and Lucie all have taken different paths to finding purpose in their work, but the outcomes have been the same. They are helping others thrive, solving social problems and making an impact on their communities.

An App a Day: 7 Business Apps That Ease Operations

Tanya Williams | Posted 03.18.2015 | Small Business
Tanya Williams

Okay, maybe there isn't exactly an app for government regulations or stress management per se, but there are many useful applications that can improve the lives of those tasked with managing a small business.

Changing Lives, One Networking Course at a Time

Harbrinder Kang | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Harbrinder Kang

Every day, I have the opportunity to see how technology is changing the way we live. But it's the people behind this technology that truly amaze me.

Women in Business Q&A: Blair Christie, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Cisco

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Blair Christie is Cisco's Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for the company's Global Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Government an...

Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Employers are facing particular challenges finding people with the necessary skills for new industry jobs such as data scientists, cyber-security specialists, industrial network engineers, mobile app developers and network programmers.

The 'Heart Disease' Seizing San Francisco

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.23.2015 | San Francisco
Maura O'Neill

While evictions tell only a small piece of the story, it's clear that San Francisco has contracted full-blown heart disease. San Francisco lost so much of its talent and spirit from the HIV virus back in the '80s and '90s. This time it is caused by an economic virus of success.