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June 27, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Florida Department of Highway Safety at Cisco Live!

This week at Cisco Live!, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles spoke on a government customer roundtable. Rob Fields, the CIO for the Department provided insight into the challenges that he faced with legacy equipment, the organization’s technology vision and plans for the future. The Florida Department of Highway Safety had purchased lowest […]

June 13, 2013

EDUCATION

Breaking Down Barriers to Learning with Video – Featured Sessions at ISTE 2013

Colleges and universities continually innovate to address the changing demands on them – increased demand by millenials for virtual offerings, pressure to keep costs down, and the changing needs of the community for a skilled workforce. These demands combined with ongoing resource constraints – limited budgets, classroom space and faculty resources – consistently drive the […]

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 […]

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 […]

November 15, 2012

EDUCATION

Four Virginia Universities Give Telepresence an A+

Educators have put telepresence to the test and it’s passed with honors. In 2011, four Virginia universities joined together with one objective–to transform higher education. The partnership, dubbed 4-VA, includes members from George Mason University, James Madison University, University of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The 4-VA’s goals are admirable and ambitious: […]

November 13, 2012

GOVERNMENT

With Second Term Ahead – What Tech Initiatives Matter Most for Government Agencies in 2013

President Barack Obama has been reelected as the 44th president of the United States. And while he may still be holding on to his treasured Blackberry, most of us are more interested in what technology trends he and his administration will pursue to make public sector agencies smarter, faster and more efficient. Throughout Obama’s first […]