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Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn has been lauded as one of Silicon Valley’s most influential women in a piece that just posted this week

In recent years, many women have started to lead the way in Silicon Valley. These women are leaders in social media, marketing, healthcare and a wide range of other industries, that were often dominated by their male counterparts in the past. These women are inspiring future generations of female entrepreneurs who no longer need to […]

Invest in Experiential Learning to Create a Digital Ready Workforce

Cisco’s hackathon with a Silicon Valley school empowers students to solve problems in their community with the Internet of Things. If we want to ensure that the talent pipeline is robust and plentiful for the digital world, we need to invest in it now. Academia alone cannot keep up, nor can it sustain the kind […]

Conquering the Skills Gap: The Industry Talent Consortium

Not so long ago, people, processes, data and things functioned independently. Today, the Internet of Everything (IoE) brings them all together by combining human and machine interactions in ways that only science fiction writers could have dreamed of. Information derived from these networked connections creates new capabilities, richer experiences and incredible economic opportunity. Cisco predicts […]

Introducing the Industry Talent Consortium

The Internet of Everything (IoE) will connect people, data, processes and things into a vast web of communication that is already dramatically changing how we live and work. Cisco projects that by next year, 25 billion devices will be connected, and that number will double by 2020. This expanded and enhanced connectivity carries tremendous opportunities […]

Driving New Network Programmability Talent Needs

Over the past year, we saw the idea of software-defined networking (SDN) become an integral part of IT conversations globally. As this technology evolves, the term “network programmability” can be used to capture the idea of opening up the network. The Cisco Global Cloud Index predicts that two-thirds of all workloads will be processed in […]

Two Million Career Certifications, 20 Years Strong

Cisco began issuing certifications in 1993 to distinguish the best of breed Internetwork experts worldwide. As technology has made extraordinary advancements over the years, the Cisco certification program has continually kept learners up-to-date while addressing the growing skills gap in networking. Today, Learning@Cisco is proud to celebrate two significant milestones: the 20th anniversary of the […]

Delivering the Keynote at the World Swiss eLearning Conference: Empowering Knowledge That Creates Business Outcomes

On April 10th I had the privilege to deliver, via TelePresence, the keynote address for the Swiss eLearning Conference 2013 (SeLC) in Zurich. Aimed at the Swiss professional learning community, the event was themed “Educate Your Customer” with a focus on e-learning, online training and augmented reality. I enjoy engaging with forward-thinking educators who share […]