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How does technology influence our lives, work and relationships? Join Cisco co-hosts Collette and Rosie as they embrace a balanced life in the tech world and interview inspiring guests. Disclaimer: We like things explained simple. We’ll take the tech acronyms out and put the fun in.

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    • 4.7 • 10 Ratings

How does technology influence our lives, work and relationships? Join Cisco co-hosts Collette and Rosie as they embrace a balanced life in the tech world and interview inspiring guests. Disclaimer: We like things explained simple. We’ll take the tech acronyms out and put the fun in.

    Episode 10: Chatting Digital Acceleration & Celebrating Networking Academy with Guy Diedrich

    Episode 10: Chatting Digital Acceleration & Celebrating Networking Academy with Guy Diedrich

    In this month’s episode, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Cisco’s Networking Academy, Collette and Rosie chat to Guy Diedrich who oversees the programme globally. They also find out about some of the great ideas and initiatives born out of Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) programme as well as discover the colourful career background of their fellow Cisconian, Guy.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tech Talk Episode 4: Thousand Eyes

    Tech Talk Episode 4: Thousand Eyes

    Welcome back to Tech Talks - a spin off from our main Cisco UKI Podcast where, in each 30 minute episode, we’ll deep dive into a specific area of technology with one of our favourite Cisco experts! In this month’s episode we discover ThousandEyes with Cisco's ThousandEyes Sales Specialist, Chris Walters.

    • 32 min
    Episode 9: Neurodiversity with Richard Everard

    Episode 9: Neurodiversity with Richard Everard

    In this month’s episode, in recognition of World Mental Health Day 2022, Rosie and Collette talk Neurodiversity with Richard Everard, VP EMEA Service Sales & Executive Sponsor of Cisco’s Connected Disability Action Network (CDAN) as he shares his experience of being diagnosed as neurodivergent later in life and what he has learned throughout that journey. We’ll hear how mental health and neurodiversity are connected and how teams in business can flourish when they truly embrace neurodiversity within the workplace.

    • 58 min
    Episode 8: Chatting digital communications, start-ups and business advice with Jay Patel

    Episode 8: Chatting digital communications, start-ups and business advice with Jay Patel

    In this month’s episode Rosie and Collette chat all things CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) with Jay Patel, VP & GM at Webex Connect. Jay shares the story of his business IMI from start-up to acquisition by Cisco in 2021 to what we now know as Webex Connect. We hear from Jay about his career journey, how customers are utilising CPaaS to better communicate with their consumers in the modern world and his passion for supporting entrepreneurs with great ideas and good hearts.

    • 50 min
    Episode 7: Start-Up, Sports and Stadiums with WaitTime

    Episode 7: Start-Up, Sports and Stadiums with WaitTime

    In this month’s episode Rosie and Collette meet Zack Klima, CEO and Founder of Wait Time - the industry leader in crowd intelligence, providing real-time data and historical analytics on crowd behaviour. They hear about the story behind how the business was founded, why WaitTime works so well with Cisco Meraki tech and discover some of the big names backing this clever tech business.
     
    So what you waiting for? Give it a listen now!
     
    For an insight into WaitTime and how the tech works check out this link https://www.linkedin.com/posts/zacharyklima_stadium-arena-gate-activity-6961334764230365185-QMUX

    • 48 min
    Episode 6: From human viruses to computer viruses - discovering Talos with Martin Lee

    Episode 6: From human viruses to computer viruses - discovering Talos with Martin Lee

    In this Cyber Security special Rosie and Collette deep dive into Talos - the world's largest non state threat intelligence organisation - with Cisco's Cyber security Sepcialist Martin Lee who shares with the girls his unique career journey, his advice on how businesses can best equip themselves against cyber attacks… and of course his Meal Deal of choice!

    • 55 min

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