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How Telepresence Improves Employee Work Life Balance at Fujitsu

How Telepresence Improves Employee Work Life Balance at Fujitsu



Any business with multiple offices – globally or just in the UK – knows that the cost of inter-company travel is on the increase.  Many are turning to video conferencing as a substitute, and the most successful implementations discover this has a positive impact not only on cost reduction, but on carbon emissions reduction, productivity, speed of decision-making and employee work-life balance.
Here’s how we helped Fujitsu successfully implement a telepresence solution across 21 locations.

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How Centralised Management can Benefit your Business Communications

How Centralised Management can Benefit your Business Communications


Ongoing technological advances in recent years have enhanced the pervasive nature of video conferencing, meaning that organisations of different shapes and sizes are relying more and more on video collaboration for their business communications. Depending on your company’s structure, the team responsible for video operations may not be the same as the team who owns and manages the virtual environment. This requires further coordination and planning in the design, deployment/installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting for the video applications.

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The Benefits of Virtualising your Video Conferencing Platform

The Benefits of Virtualising your Video Conferencing Platform




We speak to lots of IT managers and directors on a day to day basis and have noticed that for many, their focus for 2014 is on tools for collaboration, interoperability and end user experience.  Furthermore, IT departments are involved not only in the technology but in driving user adoption – which in turn ensures that any IT spend is justified by the benefits driven by wide-spread usage.
One of the key tools for collaboration is video conferencing and IT departments are given the technical challenge of figuring out interoperability as well as the business issue of promoting its use.
Virtualising your video conferencing software can address both the technical and user adoption challenges and provide numerous other key benefits along the way.

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The Most Interconnected Time in Human History

The Most Interconnected Time in Human History


We are living in the most interconnected time in human history. We have found new and better ways to communicate with each other, meaning distance, time, cost and culture are no longer barriers to personal and business success. Our ability to communicate, collaborate and persuade no longer depends on our location, device or schedule.

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Bring-Your-Own-Device Best Practices – Videocall ICE

Bring-Your-Own-Device Best Practices – Videocall ICE


How can you empower an increasingly remote workforce?
A growing number of employees are opting to work remotely from home or telecommute using mobile devices – more than 40% of employees are working from home a few hours a month or more, while 28% do so at least one day per week. (Forrester)
The ability to work from home or on the go from remote devices affords employees a much greater degree of freedom and flexibility since their ability to work is not restricted by their location. And the need to communicate face to face can be reduced by using a secure mobile video conferencing solution for collaboration that will enable remote workers to be connected to each other from anywhere and on any device.

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3 New Features of Skype for Business that Will Transform your Video Conferences

3 New Features of Skype for Business that Will Transform your Video Conferences


Microsoft is a company that is revolutionising the future of work. Their stated vision to bring unified communications from the living room to the boardroom was realised earlier this year when they rebranded Microsoft Lync under the name “Microsoft Skype for Business” in 2015 as part of the product’s next release with great success!
Skype for Business has been out for three months now and Microsoft are continuing to improve the service for its users, having just rolled out previews of three coming Skype for Business capabilities for Office 365 subscribers.

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