Q&A with Stefania Capelli, HR Leader, Italy: What makes a company ‘great’ to work for?
Cisco Italy has been voted #1 'Great Place to Work' in Italy for an astonishing fifth time in a row. The EMEAR team asked Stefania Capelli, Cisco Italy's HR Leader, what lessons other businesses can draw from the factors behind the win, and how they can go about improving their workplace cultures.
‘A day in the life’ of Cisco collaboration leaders in EMEAR
We spoke to three of Cisco’s Collaboration leaders in EMEAR for some ‘behind the scenes’ perspectives on how they and their staff are reacting to the sudden surge in demand for collaboration solutions...
Classrooms Going Virtual
Over the last few weeks, Cisco and IBM have launched a joint initiative to create free virtual classrooms for students affected by nationwide school closures. The aim is not only to connect teachers and students through interactive online classes, but to also help them use the technology more effectively.
Cisco Webex helps Italian prisoners maintain contact with their families
For prisoners, the ability to maintain contact with family plays an important role in individual well-being. Cisco has worked with a number of institutions to allow prisoners in Italy to continue to hold meetings with family via Webex during these unprecedented times.
Welcome to the inspiration factory: Inside the Barcelona innovation centre
Ca l’Alier in Barcelona, Spain, does not look like a place where the future is being built. But don’t be fooled. This is home to one of Cisco's 12 Co-Innovation Centres.
Using WebEx at home: Tech tips to ensure a great experience
Whether you’re a Webex veteran, or using it for the first time, here are a few handy tech tips to help you enjoy the best Webex experience at home.
Cisco Announces Elisabeth De Dobbeleer as new EMEAR Partner Lead
Cisco announces the appointment of Elisabeth De Dobbeleer to lead its Partner Organisation for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR).
Cisco Italy: Showing #TorinoCityLove by helping government and seniors connect
To support the Municipality of Turin during these unprecedented times Cisco has donated a number of free WebEx accounts and physical Telepresence systems to allow municipal authorities to communicate with the media. It has also donated a number of DX80 Teleconferencing systems to a nursing home allowing elderly guests to continue to meet their relatives virtually.
For prison inmates, tech skills promise a new future
All around the world Cisco Networking Academy is sowing hope for prisoners with few prospects for a better life. With classes that range from basic IT skills to advanced cybersecurity, inmates gain real-world skills and, equally important, confidence.