Dynamic changes in technology and the immense amount of information online has shifted control of the buying cycle from the vendor to the customer. Due to this change, marketers and sales people must take responsibility for engaging customers throughout the entire buyers journey. From initial outreach to close, it is important to gain awareness, prove value, and have relevant conversations with prospects. This can help to accelerate the buying process, create trust, and uncover new or other business opportunities. Using visual collaboration solutions to communicate with prospects and customers gives organizations the ability to create value and differentiate themselves from their …

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Visual collaboration tools are quickly becoming a valuable asset when assisting with emergency preparedness and response facilities by allowing them to be proactive rather than just reactive. With the help of video conferencing, government agencies, police departments and health departments are able to broadcast important information quickly and accurately. Here are a few ways emergency response departments can utilize video collaboration: Early warning messages A major issue that has certainly impacted many areas is the lack of warning before a storm; whether it is a tornado, tsunami or any other kind of major disaster. This lack of warning can result in people not having a sufficient …

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Infocomm 2014

June 23, 2014, by Adam Kaiser in Audio Visual Integration, Collaboration

Another year, and another Infocomm has come to a close. For those not familiar, Infocomm is the largest conference for audio visual technologies. The show includes a substantial trade show floor as well as educational sessions that accompany the many audio visual certifications that Infocomm offers through Infocomm University. This year’s show was the largest ever with over 37,000 attendees. For many, Infocomm has always been thought of as an AV only show. Things like displays, digital signage, microphones, etc. This year it was clear, more so than ever before, that AV, IT and Collaboration have all come together. It’s all about …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. Navigating the New Terrain The Unified Communications industry is changing rapidly. Jim Burton, Founder and CEO, CT LLC and Co-Founder UCStrategies offers up some advice to enterprise customers, vendors, channel partners and consultants. Areas of focus include big data and how vendors will work or compete with Microsoft. Blue skies: The future of collaboration Despite a flurry of new technology releases over the last twenty years, many organizations have seen their collaboration technology investment fail to live up to expectations. Most technologies are disparate and expensive to deploy & maintain. The introduction …

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With the advancement of technology and the many collaboration tools on the market today, people really can work from anywhere, anytime, and from any device. Due to these advancements and the potential benefits of telecommuting, many organizations are looking at implementing telework policies for their employees. Here are some of the reasons that companies should look in to implementing telework programs: Recruit the best employees, regardless of their location: Every organization is looking for the best and brightest candidates to bring to their team. Allowing employees to work remotely helps widen the talent pool and find great employees regardless of where they are located. …

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We are constantly looking for ways to work smarter and save time. With the increased use of technology in the work place, many employees and employers find that technology can be distracting. However, when you are organized and know how to efficiently use technology, the results can be incredible. Here are some tips to help you stay on track and work smarter and how different types of technology can be beneficial and help you save time! How to be efficient in the office: 1. Check your email first thing in the morning Checking your email allows you to catch up on anything you …

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On June 3rd, 2014 IVCi and Polycom hosted a webinar with Microsoft MVP Jeff Schertz that focused on the impact of Microsoft Lync’s video conferencing function on networks. The webinar featured great content around the technical aspects of utilizing Lync video including: Best practices for bandwidth utilization and planning What customers really see on their network after video has been deployed How Microsoft’s own internal video usage data can reveal the impact a large scale video deployment has on an organization SLIDES PRESENTED:  WEBINAR RECORDING:

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My Aha! Telemedicine Moment

June 11, 2014, by Danielle Downs in Healthcare, Mobility, Video Conferencing

Have you ever had a moment that made you say “WOW”? Like many of you, I live and breathe technology. I read tech blogs, work in the tech industry, and am a self-proclaimed gadget junkie. Consequently, I am always looking for the latest and greatest app, program, or tool. So when I was battling a sinus infection about a month ago, I decided to try out a new telemedicine app that I had read about. The combination of my busy week, miserable sinus headache, primary physician who was booked out for a week, and a desire to avoid an urgent …

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Did you know that video conferencing provides a 32% greater reduction in cost per hire?* Join us for an end-to-end discussion and learn how HR professionals can unleash the power of human collaboration in their organization. With the expansion of flexible working, remote teams, multiple cultures and tighter deadlines, HR is challenged more than ever to provide solutions that establish the best culture, teams and productivity in the industry. In this session you will learn how video conferencing and visual collaboration can aid in: Attracting talent and team building Conducting remote multi-party interviewing, including global participants Group on-boarding Group training, employee development, and much more! Develop the Best …

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Welcome to our bi-weekly recap of the week’s best articles surrounding collaboration. How video conferencing in the cloud can transform business collaboration As confidence to deliver services and applications in the cloud gathers pace, video conferencing as a service (VCaaS) is starting to evolve. With the benefits of video conferencing clear to businesses – including a reduction in travel time, improved workforce productivity, better global links and accessibility – the infrastructure cost and maintenance aspect is still a sticking point for many, making it an unviable option. But with the rise of VCaaS and video delivered via the cloud, companies can now …

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