Posts Categorized: People

Competitive Edge: Blue Jeans and the “Meet Me” Model

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


Increasing Software Adoption and the Network Effect

Driving the adoption of new software within an organization can prove to be a challenge, especially when users are already accustomed to their daily workflow. Communication tools have the power to connect people around the globe, and businesses are always looking for new ways to improve collaboration among their employees—but the full value of these… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, People


An Inside Glimpse into Employee Collaboration at Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) is a team of hardware and software innovators dedicated to solving their customer’s toughest embedded design challenges. For nearly 20 years, they have created the silicon, software and tools that enable the world’s leading engineers to create products that disrupt industries and change the world. They’re headquartered in Austin, TX, and have… Continue ReadingCloud, Customer/Case Study, Lifesize, Mobility, People, Technology, Unified Communications


[INFOGRAPHIC] The Remote Worker Revolution is Upon Us

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


Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) and Lifesize Cloud

If you work at a tech-friendly midmarket company or enterprise, chances are good that you’ve heard of Skype for Business® (formerly Microsoft Lync), the tech giant’s communications platform that’s designed with the unique needs of businesses in mind. What you might not be familiar with are the product’s ins and outs and why more and… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization


Phone interviews are the worst: Embracing the video interview

As someone who graduated in the midst of the recession, when employers had an infinite number of educated and eager candidates to choose from, I was subjected to countless interviews of all different styles—in an office, at a coffee shop, group interviews, even a scavenger hunt (that’s a whole other blog post). But the most… Continue ReadingBest Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, People, Trends