I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blogs about hosted alternatives to traditional on-premises video conferencing. Some solutions take a “meet-me” approach, like Blue Jeans, and while it’s clear that cloud alternatives to video conferencing are emerging as the preferred implementation, I find myself wondering, How much real innovation is going on here? Scheduling a… Continue ReadingAmplify, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Products, Technology, Trends
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I just don’t understand why every traditional conference call has to be so riddled with monotonous lingo and business-speak. And it’s always the same experience: dial the bridge number, follow it with #, listen to hold music while trying to not go insane, listen to “Beep! _______ has joined the conference” while trying to not… Continue ReadingCloud, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Technology
The single most compelling reason to install technology is to be more productive. No one ever bought a fax machine to save on postage. Email wasn’t designed to save money on paper. Advances in technology for the office have always been about speeding up business. Over the last 50 years, technologies like cell phones, Al… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Technology, Trends
Once a luxury, remote working (or “telecommuting“) is taking the corporate world by storm. Employees love it because it provides a greater work/life balance and takes them out of rush hour traffic, and employers love it because it is cost-effective, offers a larger recruitment pool and, honestly, who doesn’t love working with happier people? Companies… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Green, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Technology, Trends
In 1967, the Journal of Consulting Psychology published a study conducted by two researchers that would eventually shape the way we understand the importance of nonverbal communication. Written by UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian and Susan R. Ferris, the piece described the relative importance of words, tone of voice and body language in understanding an underlying emotional message. But more on… Continue ReadingIndustry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Trends
We’re excited to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Lifesize Cloud, especially due to the overwhelming amount of kudos, recognition and support we’ve received from our awesome user base. Check out these highlights for some fun insight into Lifesize Cloud usage, and don’t forget that you can always try the experience for free!