Education

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…

March 5, 2020

HEALTHCARE

Cisco & RMIT Launch Health Transformation Lab

Cisco & RMIT Launch Health Transformation Lab Healthcare innovation to deliver game-changing health solutions Cisco & RMIT Health Transformation Lab aims to address health system transformation through applied innovation, a collaboration across academia and industry. The Lab operates…

February 11, 2020

INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Cisco thingQbator – creating a culture of innovation & entrepreneurship

Every year I go on an annual pilgrimage. My place of worship is the Indian Institute of Technology at Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), my alma matter. This year was special as it marked 2 years of the CiscoThingQbator experiment featuring 5 colleges across India, and an e-summit hosted by my alma…

February 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“I work in a job that did not exist when I was studying.”

A conversation with Emma Reid, Global Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Networking Academy Emma Reid is a well-regarded champion for diversity and equal opportunity particularly in creating programs that bridge the gap and enables a stronger sense of community within the IT industry. Emma is the Global…

February 7, 2020

EDUCATION

Cisco partnering with CSIRO to bring STEM Professionals in Schools

Did you build robots in primary school? Cisco has been partnering with CSIRO to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Professionals to schools to share some insights about their roles, and in some cases, even build robots! STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program…

November 14, 2019

CORPORATE NEWS

Internship Insights: what it’s like at Cisco

The team at Cisco Australia and New Zealand are very passionate about helping the next generation in STEM, and see the value in sharing industry experience with those considering a future career in technology. Offering internships is part of this goal in support of Cisco’s AUSTEM 2020 goals, and to…

October 24, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

MentorMe: Cisco wraps up its female university student mentoring program

Earlier this month, over 170 female university students graduated from Cisco’s Mentor Me program, which provides 1:1 mentoring with a tertiary student and Cisco employee. The office sites across Australia and New Zealand where abuzz to celebrate the end of the program! Students across 18 universities…

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…