video conferencing

June 15, 2016

COLLABORATION

Don’t Stress Over Tech – It’s Just a Meeting

Did you know that 37% of the average employee time is spent in meetings, according to the National Statistics Council?  No matter what you call it – powwow, touch base, huddle up, kick off, walkthrough or update – a meeting is people getting together to share ideas and get things done. It’s just a meeting. […]

June 1, 2016

COLLABORATION

How Video Helps Schools Reimagine Education

Imagine a school where students use mobile devices to learn from anywhere at any time. Students can interact face-to-face with classmates around the world. Where students and educators who can’t be present in a classroom can still be part of the class. Educators, superintendents, administrators and deans come together virtually to collaborate with video conferencing. […]

May 24, 2016

COLLABORATION

Video Collaboration & Business Growth: Winning Combination

Many small and midsize businesses are seeing real benefits using video conferencing to support their growth. A recent Techaisle study, “Video-Enabled Collaboration and Business Growth: The Winning Combination,” reports that 75% of high-growth businesses use video-enabled collaboration. That’s 1.3 times the use rate reported by low-growth businesses.

May 20, 2016

COLLABORATION

Is Video the New Voice for Customer Interactions?

Video is the best way to have a great customer interaction that helps to build trust and gain context. It also increases upsell and cross sell opportunities.

May 17, 2016

COLLABORATION

How to Improve Experiences – and Lower Costs — in Global Video Conferencing using Acano

Is video conferencing coming to your workplace? According to a recent survey from Nemertes Research, 32% of organizations plan to deploy video-conferencing in small meeting rooms. Much of this investment is driven by two key trends: Increased use of shared workspaces is driving a need for private areas that employees can use to meet with […]

May 9, 2016

COLLABORATION

Give Your Video Conference Room a “Stage” with Cisco PresenterTrack

About 18 months ago, members of my engineering team conducted customer site visits and came back with a most interesting challenge. They met a Spanish teacher who needed to teach a physical/virtual class over video, but current technology constrained her ability to move about the classroom. Any teacher will tell you that it’s an unnatural […]

March 21, 2016

COLLABORATION

Video Provides a Fresh Approach to Retail

The real work of retailers is building a trustful and relevant relationship, creating a series of positive interactions with shoppers, and ultimately selling merchandise. Employee engagement is critical to both the customer experience and retail success. The interactions that take place before, during, and after a sale, whether online or in a physical store, set top retailers apart.

March 8, 2016

COLLABORATION

Cisco Spark Is Here

Yes, Cisco Spark has arrived! That cool mobile business messaging app we launched a year ago has grown up. What Is Cisco Spark? Cisco Spark is a business collaboration service that enables you to message, meet, or call anyone, anywhere, anytime.

January 28, 2016

COLLABORATION

Immersive Telepresence Still Enthralls on Tenth Anniversary

This October will mark the 10th anniversary of the immersive telepresence segment – one that we pioneered with the Cisco TelePresence System 3000 Series. And as if by kismet, on the eve of this tenth year, demand for immersive systems soared as never before. Just last month, we shipped the 1,000th IX5000 system, our latest-generation […]