Articles

World Mental Health Day – A virtual flower for Lifeline

Saturday marks World Mental Health Day, and October Mental Health Month, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world. At Cisco, the team is changing the conversation about mental health, encouraging people to talk about mental health openly. And in the…

September 21, 2020

TRANSPORT

Cisco and UNSW announce Research Chair in Digital Transport

A new position of a Cisco Research Chair in Digital Transport at UNSW The aim of the chair is to advance data science and digitisation in transport to enhance the future of mobility, making it safer, more efficient and sustainable. The announcement is the next step in the partnership between Cisco and…

September 1, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

‘A day for me’ across Australia & New Zealand

As part of its support for employees during this pandemic, Cisco offered the entire organisation a ‘day for you’ last Friday, for employees to spend how they wish. We asked our team to share how they spent the day across Australia & New Zealand, with varying experiences due to the current pandemic…

August 27, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Bringing your whole self to work: Cisco Pride

The Cisco team has a range of employee resource organisations made up of passionate individuals who champion and support the full range of diversity and inclusion at Cisco. In fact, it’s what makes Cisco such a great place to work – underpinned by a culture in which you are encouraged to bring your whole…

August 10, 2020

DIGITIZATION

Cisco Viewpoints as the Bridge to Insights

Virtual sales has become more relevant than ever for businesses steering through the new reality in a COVID-19 impacted world. Here at Cisco, we have embraced digital transformation and been at the forefront of virtual selling for many years.  Our Global Virtual Sales & Engineering (GVSE)…

June 26, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“Technology is life changing!” Marleese Attilakos shares her impressions of working in tech for 20 years

Marleese Attilakos is the Commercial State Sales Manager for Cisco Australia and New Zealand, based in Melbourne.  Marleese has been in the ICT industry for 20 years, with a diverse set of skills under her belt as an analyst, sales executive and sales leader, as well as working in operations and the…

June 18, 2020

INDUSTRY

Industry and Universities partner for new National Industry Innovation Network

A new model for industry and universities to collaborate in addressing real-world industry challenges and respond to long-term national interests. The alliance builds and amplifies the joint innovation capability, combining the assets and expertise of industry and universities. Opportunity…

Understanding neurodiversity and autism as a superpower

April marked Autism Awareness Month, which works to increase greater understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum. During the month, the Cisco Disability Awareness Network and Special Kids Group in Australia and New Zealand shared a questionnaire to help educate employees…

April 29, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“It’s not about disability, it’s about differences, and different strengths we bring to the world.”

A diverse, inclusive and collaborative workplace is something we are proud of at Cisco. Diversity is about embracing differences, and enabling people to bring different strengths to work. There are a number of initiatives close to the hearts of employees on missions to support inclusivity, and one…