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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did You Know is an ongoing series featuring little known nuggets of information behind Cisco's businesses, employees and the technologies they build. Is there something you would like to know? Share your question below for the chance to have it featured in this series. #discovercisco

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11/03/2014

Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Global Hack-a-thon: HackIT

11/03/2014 By Karen Crocker Snell

When HackIT started a few years ago, it was held at one site, hosted five teams and a total of 30 Cisco employees gave up a good night’s sleep to test out this 24 hour challenge. In less than two years, this internal event has grown to more ... Continue Reading

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07/28/2014

Inside Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab

07/28/2014 By Karen Crocker Snell

In Cisco's Material Science and Failure Analysis Lab, a team of engineers works with suppliers and product development teams across the company to find answers and solve problems in every stage of a product's life cycle – from ... Continue Reading

Tags: Leadership, Did You Know

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06/04/2014

Inside Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab

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Inside Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab

06/04/2014

Shaking and vibrating  - no matter how slight - can impact the performance of a product. In Cisco's Shock and Vibration Lab, design and packaging engineers test the mechanical toughness of products while they are in development. ... Continue Reading

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04/16/2014

Inside Cisco's Acoustic Chamber

By Karen Crocker Snell
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Inside Cisco's Acoustic Chamber

04/16/2014 By Karen Crocker Snell

So, what is this room? No, Cisco has not gone into the music recording business (however fun that might be); this is Cisco's Acoustic Hemi-Anechoic Chamber. It not only makes for a super cool photo - what it does is pretty amazing. ... Continue Reading

Tags: Cisco Culture, Innovation, Did You Know

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