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MyPresence - Low Bandwidth HD Video Conferencing on any Device

MyPresence - Low Bandwidth HD Video Conferencing on any Device


Videocall’s MyPresence video conferencing solution provides HD, secure video conferencing on any device, even on low bandwidth connections. 
It’s especially suited to companies with a large and often mobile workforce who want a good quality, low cost yet reliable video conferencing solution that demands neither specialist hardware nor a high bandwidth network.

Works across iPhones, Androids, tablets, desktops and meeting room systems
Simple software download for each user. No hardware to purchase
Each person gets a link to their own virtual meeting room

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Empowering Field Sales Teams with Video Conferencing

Empowering Field Sales Teams with Video Conferencing


Collaboration has always been important to successful business operations, but it is even more critical today, when as many as 25% of employees work from a remote office or other location. The changing nature of the workforce puts a lot of pressure on organisations to keep their sales teams focused, driven and productive as they become more physically remote.

Employing video conferencing and online collaboration solutions to support a “virtual workplace”—an environment in which a large number of employees work in locations that are different from those of their colleagues, managers and direct reports, as well as partners and customers—can offer significant benefits when it comes to empowering sales teams in the field.

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Increase Employee Engagement with Online Video Collaboration Solutions

Increase Employee Engagement with Online Video Collaboration Solutions


No matter how large or small your organisation is or what industry you are in, if employees are not engaged with their work then this will impact negatively on productivity and quality of work. A 2011 – 2012 Gallup poll found that only 13% of employees worldwide are actively engaged in the workplace. Statistically speaking, this means that only one in 8 members of your team may be psychologically committed to the work they do and are likely to be making a positive contribution to the company.
But how can you improve employee engagement in your workplace? A worker who isn’t engaged might lack motivation and expend minimal effort towards personal workload and overall organisational goals. And at the lower end of the spectrum whereby they are “actively disengaged,” –as the poll found 24% of workers to be – they might feel genuinely unhappy and unproductive at work and in the worst cases are likely to pass this negativity onto their colleagues. To avoid these outcomes, you will need to find a way to optimise employee engagement, and the key to this is simple – communication.

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How IT Can Drive Collaboration and Productivity Across All Departments

How IT Can Drive Collaboration and Productivity Across All Departments


The workplace of the future brings challenges and opportunities. Technology has made it possible for companies to compete in a global marketplace. With that comes the responsibility of evolving our business processes to work in a new environment. A company must constantly evolve its products and services to remain competitive. Business leaders must understand and react to market shifts even faster than they have in the past. We must find better ways to communicate with our employees, customers and partners.

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The Top Ten Remote Collaboration Challenges

The Top Ten Remote Collaboration Challenges


Distance-defying collaboration starts with understanding its challenges. Polycom invited more than 5,000 business professionals from around the globe to participate in an online survey about their unique collaboration challenges.

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How HR Can Overcome Remote Hiring Challenges with Video Conferencing

How HR Can Overcome Remote Hiring Challenges with Video Conferencing


According to Aberdeen Group, HR leaders require a new understanding of how technology can help the bridge the geographic and demographic differences among their workforce. And organisations need to rethink their talent strategies to take full advantage of a broader talent pool.
Distance has always been a communications challenge for businesses to overcome, and since the first ever telephone call, organisations have worked to harness the power of technology to help them communicate and collaborate across distance.

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