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Exploring the intoxicating effect of video conferencing on a liquor distributor

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
Heaven Hill Brands is the largest independent, family-owned and operated distilled spirits company in America. The company headquarters are in Bardstown, KY, but they have additional offices and bottling and aging warehouses around the country. Lifesize Cloud video conferencing allows Heaven Hill to maintain effective communications between all of their offices. To learn how Lifesize has helped…

Cool Uses of Video: Your Company’s Own “Corporate YouTube”

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Products, Technology, Trends
Video recording and sharing are some of the most innovative tools in the video conferencing industry. Seeing someone face to face far exceeds the effect of an audio call or email, but being able to record that call for later viewing or sharing it with teams inside or outside of your organization takes this technology to new heights. Lately we’ve been on a kick to find cool new ways to use HD…

Video conferencing connects patients struggling with mobility

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Healthcare, Lifesize
With the ability to affordably and easily connect patients and providers across thousands of miles, video conferencing is drastically improving the lives of people whose ability to seek care is restricted either by their location or the complexity of their conditions. We recently spoke to Dr. Allen Prettyman, director at the Nurse Managed Health Center (NMHC) at the University of Delaware,…

Training, knowledge retention and the Telephone Game

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize
Before I set out to write this blog, I decided to perform my own “telephone game” experiment to see just how bad knowledge transfer can be in the office. The game worked like this: I read a message to my podmate Kenny, who turned around and repeated it to Omar, who passed it along to Aaron, who walked over and gave it to Chelsia, who said it to Ashlie, who said it out loud for me to write…

6 Features to Consider When Selecting Your Mobile Video Conferencing Solution

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Streaming and Recording, Cloud, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Mobility, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends
For the latest on the Lifesize mobile app, check out this blog . People are constantly on the go—and they expect their technology to travel with them wherever they are. The Lifesize mobile app is universal across different devices, on any network, and offers best-in-class enterprise quality and support. With the Lifesize app, you can collaborate over video on your mobile the same way you…

Lifesize Receives Frost & Sullivan Global Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award

by Julian Fields in Cloud, Lifesize, Unified Communications
Over the past year, we have been on a mission to make video conferencing a remarkable and compelling experience for business around the globe. That’s why we are so excited to receive the 2015 Video-as-a-Service Product Leadership Award from independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The honors of this year’s award went to Lifesize Cloud, our simple, one-touch cloud video conferencing soluti…

An Inside Glimpse into Employee Collaboration at Silicon Labs

by Julian Fields in Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Lifesize, Mobility, People, Technology, Unified Communications
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 13 remote sites globall…

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

by Ellen J Hawes Durbin in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, People, Products, Skype, Technology, Trends, Virtualization
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 more companies are adopting this package for their online…

How an Engineering and Architecture Firm Uses Video Conferencing Every Day

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Cloud, CustomerCase Study, Industry, Lifesize
Two of the most important benefits of enterprise-grade cloud video conferencing are the ability to join meetings from any device and the ease of collaborating on data-rich, multimedia files in real time. Design and engineering firms with multiple offices and geographically dispersed clients and work sites have much to gain in this arena. When cross-team cooperation is critical to success, many…

Combining Web, Video and Audio Conferencing in One with Lifesize Cloud

by Michael Helmbrecht in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Products
It’s 2015, and business moves faster than ever before. While a fleet of 20,000 jets is constantly crisscrossing the globe, making LA and Tokyo a mere half day away from each other, high-speed Internet means you can communicate instantly with people half a world away.  We’re living, to borrow a line from Shakespeare, in a brave new world—so why is it that so many 21st century companies continue…
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