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The Boardroom Series: You're on the Board... Now What?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

The bottom line is this: Stretching yourself too thin will not allow you to put your best foot forward and splitting your time between too many boards can prove to be very challenging (even for the most experienced board members).

WATCH: The Importance Of Broadband In The Developing World

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.01.2012 | Impact

It takes a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy to remind us of how quickly we begin to take technology for granted. Take the Internet, for example. ...

Women Helping Women to Grow Their Impact

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Marilyn Nagel

In the last few years, there's been a lot of attention around mentoring and sponsorship for women, which is an exceptional way for women to support peers and up-and-comers in reaching positions of prominence.

Former Cisco Executive Shows Executive Women the Value of Networking

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Pop quiz: What do IBM, Pepsi-Co, Dupont, Campbell Soup, Xerox and Kraft Foods have in common? They're all led by female CEOs. In fact, with the appointment of Marissa Mayer as CEO and President of Yahoo! in July, women have upped their game on the Fortune 500 list, with 20 female CEOs among the ranks.

Women to Watch: Meet the Women Changing Silicon Valley

Willow Bay | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Willow Bay

The "ultimate girls club," with some of the most talented women in Silicon Valley, takes on the toughest job in the Valley: combining high octane careers and hands-on motherhood.

It's Exponential: Introducing Impact X

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.25.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

Today I'm delighted to announce the launch of Impact X, our newest section in the HuffPost Impact family, which will highlight the change-making power when humanity and technology come together. When they come together in a focused way, we see their impact multiplied -- hence the X -- and Impact X is a platform for innovators, thinkers, activists, and anyone who wants to use technology to solve problems both in their neighborhoods and across the world. And like all our Impact sections, it's a place to discover worthy causes, read truly inspiring stories, and find ways to take action. So please stop by, share your stories, connect, and get involved. Because global movements take off when people see that they can become the change they wish to see in the world.

Republican Tech CEO Just <3s Bill Clinton

Reuters | Nicola Leske and Jim Finkle | Posted 11.25.2012 | Technology

By Nicola Leske and Jim Finkle NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc CEO John Chambers, a supporter of Mitt Romney, says the country's...

CGI Commitment: Women's Group Pledges New Technologies

Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact

This post is part of HuffPost's partnership with Clinton Global Initiative, which details commitments made at the annual meeting. Clinton Global In...

WATCH LIVE: Clinton Global Initiative 2012 Features Obama, Romney, Hillary

Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

Clinton Global Initiative kicked off Sunday with representatives from the worlds of philanthropy, politics and business meeting for three days of sess...

Exposing the Best Kept Secret: Doing Good Behind Closed Doors

Mary Anne Petrillo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Mary Anne Petrillo

Doing good is not that easy, and sustaining good on a grand scale is almost impossible. But once again it is being done at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting, Sept 22 to 24. I like to say it's a place where highly influential people go behind closed doors to do good.

Inside Kenya's New 'Digital Villages' (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

For such a tiny village, Nyangwete has big challenges. On the shores of Lake Victoria, below the Homa Hills, the remote fishing village was isolated b...

Friends Like Brothers: The Story Of Two Congolese Refugees (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.04.2012 | Impact

David Niringiyimana and Innocent Nzayituriki were little boys when they fled war and genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1997. Now in thei...

Multiplying the Impact of Social Innovation

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Tae Yoo

When private sector, government, social and philanthropic leaders apply innovative partnerships and technologies to address social challenges and build sustainable communities, the impact is multiplied.

Cisco Networking Academies: A Picture of the Future

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 09.21.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

The Cisco Networking Academy is part social responsibility, part workforce development, and part demonstration product. With more than 1 million enrolled students and about 40,000 assessments weekly, it is also the biggest classroom in the world.

(Video) Cisco Forecasts Internet Traffic Will Reach 1.3 Zettabytes In 2016

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Cisco's, latest report on internet network growth and trends, the Visual Networking Index Forecast (VNI) predicts that the Internet will generate 1.3 ...

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

Is Content King?

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology
Kevin Bermeister

The days of unrestrained Internet downloads and open access content are approaching the end. People are the Internet's biggest content owners and they want their share of value.

Our Smart Gadgets Will Soon Outnumber Us

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Between 2011 and 2016 the amount of mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual rate of 78 percent as the number of mobile devices ...

Is Business Support for Communities Waning?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

U.S. companies may have grown lackadaisical because consumers have stopped using their pocketbook power to influence corporate behavior. If all American consumers care about is price, why should companies focus on anything other than reducing production cost?

High-Tech Start-Up Focus: Flite's 'Agile Marketing Platform'

Bill_Robinson | Posted 03.31.2012 | Small Business
Bill_Robinson

One of the most crucial elements of any high-tech start-up's survival -- much less evolution -- is the money backing the enterprise. Is it 'smart money?' Is it 'patient money?' Is it 'connected money?'

Bianca Bosker

Cisco Tech Chief Outlines The Advantages Of Being A Woman In Tech

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.24.2012 | Technology

Cisco Systems' chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior is one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley. She is responsible for around two-th...

America Needs a Department of "Creative Destruction"

Tom Hayes | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Tom Hayes

Rather than an "opportunity society," we need to create a more "opportunistic society," one smart and durable enough to weather change and focus on the future.

Industry Trends & Talent Development Needs in Health Care

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

The health care industry is currently faced with many challenges. Pressures to reduce the cost of health services, concerns regarding health care effi...

Biggest Job Cuts Announcements Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

As companies closing shop or cutting costs stoke recession fears, the return of mass layoffs may be the U.S. economy's greatest concern. On the sam...

Will Cisco Lose Its CEO?

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni and Nicola Leske (Reuters) - When John Chambers takes to the stage on Tuesday, many will be wondering if it is the last time the c...