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$1 million lost in meeting productivity a year say Forrester

$1 million lost in meeting productivity a year say Forrester

In a global research report conducted by Forrester Consulting for Poly (formerly Polycom and Plantronics), it has concluded that more than $1 million is lost every year in productivity due to poor call quality or delayed video calls.

With technology supposedly helping us to collaborate more effectively and quicken the time to market, why is this happening?

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Does your huddle room have the right tools?

Does your huddle room have the right tools?

Everyone is taking about huddle spaces and small meeting rooms. With the conflicting issues of office space being at a premium, but employees requiring more space to be collaborative, companies are dividing up larger meeting rooms and making the most of under used smaller spaces by turning them into huddle spaces.

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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 benefits of a fully managed collaboration platform

The benefits of a fully managed collaboration platform

Collaboration within enterprise businesses, is a service that is business critical if companies want their employees to be efficient, productive and making the most from their time. Whilst there may be many options on how businesses may choose to collaborate, ensuring that the service is a great fit for the varying styles, uses and applications that employees may want to achieve when using it is key.

A good collaboration solution should provide you with a feature rich and truly smart platform that is fully managed, automated and intelligently delivered to ensure video collaboration performs as expected across the enterprise and beyond.

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The Top Considerations of Migrating to the Collaboration Cloud

The Top Considerations of Migrating to the Collaboration Cloud

Migrating services to the cloud is probably on the minds of many enterprise businesses' executive teams presently, but what are the top requirements that must be evaluated before any decision is made?

The best cloud platforms make it easy to enable full enterprise-wide video capability without having to invest in infrastructure, ongoing expertise or resources to maintain and upgrade features over time.

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