TelePresence

May 13, 2013

EDUCATION

Learning Hubs: Where Learning Takes Place in a Digital World

It has long been known that a combination of both formal and informal learning is an effective way of turning theory (explicit knowledge) into practice (tacit knowledge). This includes working and learning alongside more experienced people, both online and face-to-face. The nature of learning is changing, and new learning technologies are proliferating. Additionally, there is […]

May 12, 2013

VIDEO

How Are You Staying Connected this Mother’s Day?

Many of us will take a moment today – or even the entire day – to let the special women in our lives know how much they mean to us.  This appreciation will likely come in the form of gifts or flowers, while others will simply send a card or make a phone call. But […]

May 10, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Use Cloud Collaboration to Improve Your Agency’s Communication

Collaboration technologies power a new way of working where everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face and instantaneous communication.  In previous posts, we’ve discussed how VoIP, TelePresence and Mobile Collaboration are reshaping the government workspace. For those organizations that often forced to do more with less, flexibility in service models is essential to accessing […]

May 10, 2013

EDUCATION

Transform the Way Your School Collaborates with New Service Models

After more than 15 years of working in the telecommunications and IT industries, I’ve seen firsthand how people use technology to make a difference and change lives. While there are innovative uses of technology across all industries, nothing continues to impress me more than how collaboration technologies are reinventing education. As we’ve seen time and […]

May 3, 2013

VIDEO

Delivering a More Efficient and Effective Telepresence Experience With TC6.1

Recently at Enterprise Connect 2013, Tony Intrabartolo, Managing Engineer, Cisco TelePresence and Collaboration, and Richard Hayes, Technical Marketing Manager, Collaboration Endpoints, teamed up to discuss the Cisco TelePresence TC 6.1 software update. TC 6.1 adds the entire portfolio of capabilities announced in the TE 6.0 software update to the C, SX, MX and Profile Series. These […]

May 1, 2013

EDUCATION

Elevating the Learning Experience through Mobile Collaboration

It’s no secret that new technologies are changing the way students learn. The modern classroom is no longer confined to a physical space and students have access to greater educational opportunities than ever before. Much like video has created new models for learning; mobile video collaboration is extending the boundaries of education even more. Imagine […]

May 1, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Attention Agencies – It’s Time to Enable Your Mobile Workforce

I am drafting this blog on my laptop, sitting in the Embassy Suites lounge in Raleigh, North Carolina, enjoying the complimentary breakfast buffet. I share this not to disclose my breakfast habits, nor my whereabouts but to illustrate that we are relying more and more on mobile devices to keep us connected, both professionally and […]

May 1, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

ACE Network: Seamless Collaboration between TelePresence and WebEx Conferencing

For the 10,000 users on our ACE service introduction network, the new WebEx-enabled TelePresence Meeting capabilities mean everyone gets to enjoy seamless two-way video, audio, and data sharing between Cisco TelePresence and Cisco WebEx Conferencing. Users no longer have to ask, “Do I have my meetings via TelePresence or WebEx?” The host easily schedules the […]

May 1, 2013

HEALTHCARE

Cisco Care-at-a-Distance Solutions to be Featured at ATA 2013

 If you find yourself in Austin, Texas next week, you’ll want to swing by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Meeting and Tradeshow which runs from May 5-7.  Growing annually by leaps and bounds, ATA 2013 is expected to be their biggest and best conference yet, with over 6000 attendees.  The ATA 2013 exhibit hall will […]