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8 Ways Video Conferencing Improves Collaboration in Manufacturing

8 Ways Video Conferencing Improves Collaboration in Manufacturing

With tremendous innovation in technological advancements and manufacturing practices, products have become more complex and manufacturers are now even more dependent on the supply chain. Combined with short time-to-market and cost pressures, this makes effective collaboration critical to success within the manufacturing industry.
Several manufacturing companies, including Clarks, are now seeing the great benefits of implementing a video conferencing or unified collaboration solution into their workforce that enables much quicker decision making, lower supply chain costs, and the ability to be much more flexible, removing many of the barriers to effective international manufacturing trade.

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Why Getting Your Product to Market First is Essential

Why Getting Your Product to Market First is Essential

The world is an extremely competitive place. Billions of people are having ideas all of the time, and millions of those people are in a position where they can turn an idea into a product or service that can be sold.

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Video Conferencing Security- 5 Best Practices

Video Conferencing Security- 5 Best Practices

How can you guarantee your video conferencing solution is as secure as possible?
With more than three quarters of businesses using video conferencing for collaboration, and 56% of business executives participating in at least one video call per week, it is more important than ever for businesses to ensure that their conferencing solution is secure, particularly for companies who regularly transmit sensitive data and personal information e.g. financial, legal and medical firms. (Polycom and Redshift Survey)
The need for optimising video security is growing as companies look for new and innovative ways to make employees more productive, and video collaboration and unified communications rapidly overtake the traditional face to face meeting.

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Why It Is Essential to Have Face-to-Face Training in Retail

Why It Is Essential to Have Face-to-Face Training in Retail

Customer experience is key - a phrase repeated over and over in the retail sector.

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BIM & Video Collaboration in the UK Construction Sector: Read Our Guide

BIM & Video Collaboration in the UK Construction Sector: Read Our Guide

To encourage efficiency in the Public Sector, Level 2 BIM will be mandated on all UK public sector construction projects in 2016. Building Information Modelling (BIM) helps to improve efficiency in designing, creating, maintaining and decommissioning infrastructure and buildings. Whilst adopting BIM means creating a single repository for all information from conception through the life of a building, the intent behind it is to create efficient means of collaborating on construction projects, not just a single point for information storage.

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Videocall’s Latest Update to ICE includes support for Polycom® RealConnect™ and Polycom® RealPresence® Web Suite Pro.

Videocall’s Latest Update to ICE includes support for Polycom® RealConnect™ and Polycom® RealPresence® Web Suite Pro.

Leading UK video conferencing and telepresence service provider Videocall today launched version 5 of their VaaS platform ICE (Intelligent Cloud Experience). As well as now containing a dynamic directory, the ICE platform has been integrated with Polycom RealConnect and Polycom RealPresence Web Suite Pro services providing even more enterprise functionality in the cloud.

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