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5 ways to keep your teams collaborating through lockdown

5 ways to keep your teams collaborating through lockdown

There are many headaches for managers and IT departments supporting their workforce remotely. Those staff who avoided video conferences in the office are suddenly being forced to use video and collaboration tools daily.

So what can the business do to ensure their teams keep collaborating effectively while stuck at home?

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Collaboration - Desktop to room and back again

Collaboration - Desktop to room and back again

The days of the humble desktop seemed numbered, despite it’s advantages in power and reliability as laptops, tablets and mobile phones become the new defacto tools of your average professional and office collaboration moved from the desktop to the room.

But then along came COVID.

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Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

The reality for most organisations is that designing the ‘workspace of the future’ can be complicated. Consider hybrid environments, unique user requirements, BYOD, BYOA, shadow IT and the complexities of supporting multiple offices in disparate locations.

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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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The Risks of Bring-Your-Own Device – Videocall Eagle

The Risks of Bring-Your-Own Device – Videocall Eagle


How can you ensure you are getting the most out of your video conferencing solution?
Deployed and implemented correctly, video conferencing drives user adoption, improves efficiency and delivers real ROI across your business.
But with the rise of BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device), employees are operating across a range of devices from disparate locations and networks and if an adequate BYOD policy is not in place this can create difficulties with scheduling, management and security of video conferences.
When employees start using their own devices, ensuring business functions and processes can operate as normal with the same standards of security can pose a challenge.

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