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Kerry Best

Marketing Manager

Public Sector Marketing

Kerry works within public sector to help us all to better understand the power of interactive technologies. With over sixteen years experience in the video communications & high tech industry, Kerry has a passion for telling customer stories and discovering new ways technology is impacting lives in the public sector. From students in a classroom to soldiers on the field of battle, everyday someone is discovering the power of secure, interactive and mobile technologies!

Kerry has experience in corporate and field marketing, in managing marketing teams in communications, channel marketing, brand and field marketing, as well as extensive experience in customer service, writing and public relations. She completed undergraduate studies at the University of Central Oklahoma and holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Kerry enjoys creating handmade jewelry, reading non-fiction and the occasional crime drama, fishing and Texas country music. She lives in Allen, TX, with her husband, Jerry, a high school special education teacher and head varsity wrestling coach.

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Articles

March 18, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Justice Goes Digital in Collin County

Over the years, I’ve seen how telepresence technologies revolutionize the way organizations of all sizes do business, but one area where I’m really excited about the potential is within the court system. Here in Collin County, north of Dallas, our local court system is pushing the envelope when it comes to video technology. In addition […]

February 27, 2013

EDUCATION

With Blended Learning Students and Educators Get the Best of Both Worlds

It doesn’t seem like it’s been that long, but remember a couple of months ago when we were all reading articles like “5 ways technology will impact higher ed in 2013” about trends to watch in 2013? Well, at the beginning of the year, I highlighted four of those high-impact trends educators should be on […]

February 26, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Extreme Weather Ramps up Need for Federal Teleworking

From super storms to snow storms, the U.S. has experienced its share of extreme winter weather over the past few months – evidenced today by the revelations from my family in #Snowklahoma. The damage left by recent blizzards, Hurricane Sandy and the Nemo Storm has businesses and residents rethinking ways to ensure continuity during severe weather. […]

February 14, 2013

GOVERNMENT

City Turns to Collaboration Solutions to Support Mobility

As we quickly approach Telework Week 2013 in March, I’ve been hearing a lot of discussion around the benefits of telework and the level of growth we have seen over the last few years in the demand for mobility. Mobility is sometimes easier said than done, though, especially when you are a city government looking […]

January 31, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Telehealth Takes Center Stage

As my colleagues just wrapped up participating in the 2-day World Congress Telehealth Executive Summit and are preparing for the 6th Annual Community for Connected Health Summit at HIMSS13, I’ve been thinking even more about telehealth technology and how far it has come since my first exposure to it almost almost thirteen years ago. The […]

January 23, 2013

EDUCATION

Washington State Puts Cisco Solutions to the Test

Every day educators and students from more than 400 locations across Washington State have world-class educational resources at their fingertips, and every day they rely on the same network to access it. In 1996, Washington legislators and educational leaders saw the Internet’s potential to transform learning. To guarantee that students across the state would always […]

January 16, 2013

GOVERNMENT

BYOD & Mobility: Transforming the Public Sector

As we’ve all seen, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) made its way rather quickly into the public sector, and the challenges of implementing within government agencies has been well documented. In order to help agencies face these challenges, GovLoop recently conducted a survey & released “Exploring Bring Your Own Device in the Public Sector”. The report […]

January 16, 2013

EDUCATION

Do you do the flip? Flipped Classroom that is…

2012 was a big year for technology in education, and as promised, I’ll be diving into 5 of the top tech trends in education that are sure to take 2013 by storm! One of the biggest trends I hear teachers and administrators talking about is the Flipped Classroom. While this isn’t a new concept, it […]

January 9, 2013

EDUCATION

The Year Ahead in the Classroom – Wherever the Classroom May Be…

After a well deserved break and perhaps a bit of indulgence over the holidays, we are now back to the books and looking ahead at what 2013 has in store for education. Last year we watched as school districts embraced mobile learning and universities relied more on collaborative technologies. Those that took the leap and […]