video conferencing

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 […]

April 24, 2013

GOVERNMENT

The Power of Video for Government – Improve Collaboration, Lower Costs

Chances are, you’ve heard this line or a variation thereof before: “Video conferencing improves collaboration and lowers costs for organizations around the world.” While this is true, for this blog, I want to focus on ways video is changing government by sharing the story of two government agencies that are using video in new and […]

April 24, 2013

EDUCATION

Creating New Models for Learning with Video

Students are consuming information in new and different ways – books are being replaced by computers and blackboards are being replaced by video collaboration screens.  To sum it up, technology is revolutionizing learning. While educators struggle to deliver top-notch educational experiences amid budget cuts and fewer resources, they are finding innovative ways to provide better […]

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 28, 2013

VIDEO

Teleworking at Its Finest – Driving Innovation…and Family Time

This week it seems the topic of teleworking has garnered more attention than who wore what at the Oscars. You may have noticed that I’ve been missing from the Cisco blogosphere the past few months. Don’t worry it’s not because I’ve become any less passionate about telepresence and collaboration and what we’re doing here at […]

January 30, 2013

VIDEO

Video Calling: The Case for Interoperability – Part 3

Video calling is changing the world we live in.  Healthcare is using video conferencing to provide services by doctors to patients in rural areas or those too ill to travel.  Schools use video calling to enable their students to interact with experts and professionals across the country without having to leave the classroom.  And courts […]

January 28, 2013

VIDEO

Optimize Your Video Adoption with Cisco TelePresence

Today I am pleased to announce Cisco TelePresence Optimized Conferencing, a new cost-effective solution for video conferencing and achieving high quality, standards-based video across the whole organization.  With this, we are addressing the business challenges customers have around managing multiple conferencing options and reducing the TCO for their internal and external communications. How does it […]

January 23, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

ACE Network: My Calls are now HD Video with the Cisco Jabber Client

It used to be that a video call meant going to a special room for a high-end video conference or putting up with the small webcam image on a laptop. Today, nearly all of the calls I handle at my desk are video calls because of the mid-range but very portable video meeting experience in […]