The Lifesize Blog

How Lifesize Maintains Reliability Through the Coronavirus Crisis

by Michael Helmbrecht in Industry, Products, Trends, Technology
Histogram showing a dramatic increase of Lifesize users As organizations have rapidly transitioned tens of millions of employees to work-from-home arrangements due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and directives from health experts, they have come to heavily rely on technologies such as Lifesize to keep their distributed teams connected and productive. With the unprecedented universal growth in video conferencing users and usage, platform…

How to Run a Fully Remote Team During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Industry, Mobility
Five way video call on a computer screen Across the globe, businesses and employees are adjusting to a new way of working in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic . As part of an effort to protect against the spread of the virus, many companies have instituted a work-from-home policy for all employees. Although 70% of the world’s workforce worked remotely at least once a week prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, having 100% of…

How Lifesize Is Supporting Customers and Colleagues through the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Craig Malloy in Industry, Lifesize
Scene of people working remotely with text keep the world working together Yesterday, the World Health Organization formally classified the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic following weeks of concern about the rapidly growing health crisis, now being felt in more than 100 countries around the world. We recognize the health and safety of your employees is of paramount concern, and our thoughts are with the individuals, families and organizations being impacted.…

Lifesize + Serenova: Delivering Personal Experiences to Contact Center and Modern Workplace Communications

by Craig Malloy in Industry, Unified Communications, Lifesize
Serenova logo plus Lifesize with a lady on a video conference call in the background Since the day I founded Lifesize, the mission has always been to deliver more lifelike interactions, personal connections and simplified productivity tools to help our customers navigate the tangled web of business communications over video. Today marks a monumental milestone in that ongoing journey. I’m delighted to share that Lifesize has merged with Serenova , a leading provider of contact…

Creating a Collaboration Hub for Distributed Teams

by Dominic Kent - Mio in Technology, Unified Communications
Lady on a conference call with her orange cat looking on  This guest blog post is part of a series on distributed work for enterprise companies. Click here  to read the first blog in the series.  The age of distributed work is upon us. Running a productive workforce no longer means keeping everyone together in the same physical place. Freelancers, contractors and remote workers are all joining forces with the help of dynamic collaborative tools.…

Lifesize Selected as a “Leader” in Aragon Research Globe™ for Web and Video Conferencing, 2020

by John Yarbrough in Industry, Technology
Aragon Research logo on screen with video conferencing equipment and 4 way conference call We’re excited to share that Lifesize achieved another significant milestone this week by being positioned as a Leader in the  Aragon Research Globe for Web and Video Conferencing, 2020 . Now in its seventh year, the Aragon Research Globe for the category evaluates 19 major technology providers that support key enterprise use cases for video meetings and collaboration. Vendors in the Leaders…

Distributed Work: Its Future in the Time of a Pandemic

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Industry, Mobility
Lady sitting at your desk on a conference call with two coworkers Every distributed team is unique, but they all have one thing in common: they represent the future of work. Spurred by shifting employee preferences and hiring trends, businesses around the world are now embracing this new hybrid work model. Statistically, your employer either already has or will soon introduce a formal “work from home” policy, increase hiring in remote offices and coworker…

Virtual Meeting Rooms: How to Set Up and Host a Virtual Meeting

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Products
Virtual meeting on a laptop, phone or meeting room display Collaboration and the way people work has not only changed in recent decades, but in recent weeks due to COVID-19. With more companies conducting business remotely, a virtual meeting room, or virtual meeting space, is a cost-effective way for teams to meet face to face, share presentations and collaborate, regardless of location. Lifesize makes it easy to set up a virtual meeting room and…

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…

How to Record a Conference Call with Lifesize

by Dustin Smith in Products, Streaming and Recording, Features
Video call recording with four groups of people on the call For most businesses, meetings are where ideas come to life, problems are solved, important information is shared and decisions are made. Unfortunately, much of the information exchanged in these meetings is lost immediately after the meeting is over. Studies show that within one hour of the meeting, employees forget up to half of the information presented. Within 24 hours, they have forgotten…
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