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Effective Team Collaboration: Maximize Productivity and a Sense of Belonging in the Workplace

by Jasmine Kim in Mobility, Best Practices
Team collaborating with remote coworkers on a project Team collaboration has evolved to a state where teams who have never met in person are able to work in sync more collaboratively and more efficiently than ever before. Entire companies have fully remote teams, and even online schools have remote educators that connect with students virtually. When it comes down to it, the presence of reliable video conferencing technology has truly enabled…

How to Run a Successful Board Meeting & Board Meeting Agenda

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Meeting Room
Board meetings are a critical part of strategic business decision-making, but they’re often too unorganized to be effective. Here’s how to make your next meeting a success. Regular board meetings are a critical component of building and sustaining a successful business. For organizations in hypercompetitive industries, a company’s board plays an important role in setting the agenda for the business — determining priorities, setting goals, reviewing strategic investments — all while working closely with executive management teams to balance near-term organization…

Latest Products, Features and Enhancements from Lifesize

by Elizabeth Hawes in Features, Products
Catch up with Lifesize on the latest products and enhancements from the past 12 months. At Lifesize, we are constantly innovating and developing new features and products to provide customers with a best-in-class video conferencing  experience. Lifesize has dedicated teams working on all aspects of our service from our web, desktop and mobile apps to our room systems and everything in between. Every month we release several improvements as a part of the Lifesize service, which…

Look Out! Lifesize Adds Lifesize Outlook Add-In for Microsoft Outlook

by Julian Fields in Features, Products
Make Lifesize video calls and schedule video meetings right from within your Microsoft Outlook client. If you’re like most Microsoft ® Outlook ® users, you probably spend most of the day with your Outlook client open managing tasks, sending emails and keeping track of your daily meeting schedule. With the new Lifesize Outlook Add-in, we’ve added some additional functionality to help you schedule and make Lifesize video calls right from within Outlook. Feature Highlights Intuitive Design The…

5 Techniques for an Effective Whiteboarding Session

by Jason Pruett in Meeting Room, Products
Girl writing on a whiteboard video thumbnail Whiteboarding sessions are great for brainstorming and collaborating with team members. They promote creativity and make content visually appealing and easier to absorb and retain. Whiteboards are common in most office environments and everyone seemingly knows how to use them, but there are a few techniques that can greatly improve how you use whiteboards in meetings. Here are 5 tips for effect…

The Best Secure and Encrypted Video Conferencing Solution for 2019

by Julian Fields in Best Practices
Secure video conferencing lock The security of video conferencing isn’t just a topic for government agencies and GDPR. The data security practices and policies built into the apps and services you use at home and at work are critically important and can have real consequences if they aren’t prioritized by the vendors that you partner with. Even in 2019, companies like Google’s Nest and Zoom are still making it relatively…

10 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills in 2019

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices
Presentation skills and tips on giving great presntations You’re about to give an important presentation to a new client. You’ve put together a professional slide show to walk them through your proposal before you seal the deal. But after you fire up your laptop, you realize that there’s an issue. You fumble about trying to find the right cable for the right port. You have no idea how to hook up your laptop to the projector. HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort,…

6 Ways to Use Video for Business Growth in 2019

by Addison Burke in Best Practices
video conferencing business growth woman on video An astonishing 80% of online traffic is driven to the consumption of video content. That means almost every time someone gets online they are searching to watch videos. But it doesn’t stop there. As video traffic continues to outperform all other types of search, video conferencing continues to receive praise for productivity and overall meeting enjoyment when compared to legacy audio calls…

The Lifesize InfoComm 2019 Experience

by Sabrina Habbe in Events
Lifesize is heading to InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida! Stop by booth #3761 for all things Lifesize and experience 4K video conferencing in action. Three non-stop days of live demos and panel discussions, almost a thousand smoothies blended and served, and the award for Most Innovative Video Conferencing Solution of 2019—it’s the Lifesize InfoComm 2019 experience. Now Showing at the Lifesize Booth With a booth about as large as a mid-sized home, we had just enough space to showcase the full suite of Lifesize video conferencing offerings…

The 5 Best Free Video Conferencing Apps

by Julian Fields in Products, Mobility
Free video conferencing with Lifesize Go All businesses have different priorities when it comes to their communication and collaboration strategy. For some organizations, cost is the primary consideration, while others put a premium on security, reliability and support — perks typically associated with enterprise-grade video conferencing solutions. Of course, many fall somewhere in the middle, making it all that more important to…
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