Articles

June 15, 2020

EDUCATION

Enabling Collaboration and Innovation in Teaching & Learning at Curtin University

Seeing how educators and administrators are finding new ways to use technology to enhance learning and teaching outcomes for students is quite amazing, especially when they share how they are leveraging the full capabilities of Cisco’s technology in innovative ways. In the past 15 years I have visited…

May 25, 2020

EDUCATION

Industry and Academia collaborating to share expertise and unlock innovation

Research and industry collaboration are key in helping to deliver applied innovation at scale and reduce the time it takes to solve business problems through the use of current and emerging technologies. It is the future model for enabling co-innovation at scale in Australia. Working directly with…

March 31, 2020

EDUCATION

Enabling Virtual Learning at Scale for the ‘Education State’

In Australia, the Victorian State Government is committed to building a world class education system to continue to enhance Victoria’s status as the ‘Education State’. Schools are the front line of this effort to build a system that provides every student with the knowledge, capabilities and attributes…

March 27, 2020

EDUCATION

Extreme challenges have put a spotlight on digital resilience of our education sector

Recently a number of  education CIOs from universities, vocational training and K-12 gathered for a full-day roundtable in Melbourne, Australia. The backdrop for the discussion was an escalating Covid-19 outbreak with huge potential implications for education. Educators were faced with a range…

December 19, 2019

EDUCATION

The importance of getting the digital fabric right in education

The University of Newcastle is the latest education institution to recognise the importance of a high-performance network to students, staff and its broader strategic ambitions. The University has started rolling out Cisco’s Wi-Fi6 technology throughout its campuses to realise: 40% faster speed…

November 29, 2019

EDUCATION

Digital Innovation Driving Positive Change in Student Experience

Ask leaders in higher education about their biggest challenge and you’ll get a consistent answer: student experience, engagement and retention. In many ways it’s not surprising. Institutions take on a huge responsibility when they enrol a student and the impact of a student dropping out can be staggering…

October 1, 2019

EDUCATION

Cisco partners with La Trobe to enhance technology innovation and global collaboration

Cisco joins forces with La Trobe University to lead on campus technology innovation, and to position and prepare students for industry-ready and digital skills required in the knowledge economy that help to solve real-world industry problems.  • La Trobe University and Cisco strengthen partnership…

August 29, 2019

EDUCATION

Capitalising on the `Blue Tech’ opportunity

The Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector is going through digital disruption. The sector – particularly government-owned TAFEs – is responsible for training and re-training people across a range of industries. Many of those industries are being completely transformed…

July 18, 2019

EDUCATION

Digital Industries Summit – Education Track

Different industry sectors are being disrupted by technology at different rates. This has been explored at length in a seminal piece of primary research by Cisco titled The Digital Vortex. The Digital Industries Summit – held as part of Cisco Live Melbourne – was intended to get below the surface…