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Video Conference Interviews: How to Prepare for a Productive Video Interview

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Trends
Have a video interview lined up? Learn how to impress hiring managers with these tips from the Lifesize video conferencing experts. With advancements in technology and telecommunications, hiring has become global with more employees working remotely and video interviews commonplace. Hiring managers and job seekers can quickly have a first-round interview, saving time and travel costs, to learn more about what the other person has to offer and see if the fit is right for both parties. The key to a successful video conference…

4K Video Conferencing: How to Connect Virtual and Global Teams with Ultra HD

by Dustin Smith in Best Practices, Lifesize, Meeting Room, Products, Trends
4K > 1080p > 720p. While many video conferencing services are stuck on 720p, businesses are now deploying Lifesize 4K video conferencing systems for the best quality experience for their mission-critical communications. Your video conferencing solution at work shouldn’t be worse than the 10-year-old backup TV you keep in your spare bedroom. And while some providers are sticking with the mentality that “good enough” quality is all you need, today we’re focusing on why it’s important to continuously push the boundaries of quality and resolution as we welcome the new era of 4K video conferencing. But first, we…

Frost and Sullivan Analyst Report | Solve BYOD Complexities with Intuitive Wireless Content Sharing in Meeting Rooms

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Industry, Technology, Trends
Learn how to choose future-proof investments that modernize your meeting rooms for the new connected workforce. Open office concepts have — quite literally — opened up the room for more conversation, communication and collaboration, completely transforming business culture. But breaking down silos and cubicles doesn’t eliminate the need for secluded spaces. Making sure meeting spaces are outfitted to support those conversations you can’t have in your open office is key to a balanced workplace. With the…

Working from home with sick kids

by Julian Fields in Flu Season, Healthcare, People, Trends
working from home with sick kids 2019 Now that the holiday season has come and gone, it is time to head back to work. As we swing back into our old routines, the only thing stopping us from our normal day-to-day activities is the reality of cold and flu season. According to WebMD : Flu activity usually peaks in January and February. On average, 5%–20% of the US population will get the flu each year, resulting in over 200,000…

How to craft a work from home email in 3 simple steps with examples

by Julian Fields in Flu Season, Healthcare, People, Trends
working from home with puppy Many organizations are flexible when it comes to working from home when you’re feeling sick. The last thing the company wants is an outbreak of influenza taking out the entire sales staff. So when you feel that tickle in the back of your throat and your temperature starts to register triple digits in degrees Fahrenheit, it’s time to draft that work-from-home email. Here are a few tips and a…

2019 New Year’s Resolution Generator

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends
Need a little help coming up with a New Year’s resolution you can stick with this year? We’ve got you covered with our  2019 New Year’s Resolution Generator . While some may choose to join a gym or swear off complex carbohydrates for a year few weeks, we think it’s more important to set reasonable and attainable goals that you can feel good about achieving and will improve your life for the…

Lifesize Direct Media: The Shortest Path Between Two Points

by Jason Pruett in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Technology, Trends, Unified Communications
Lifesize takes advantage of direct media for point-to-point video conference calls to shorten the path between devices, reduce latency and improve overall call quality. Lifesize direct media introduces a streamlined call architecture for making and receiving video calls within your corporate network. When you make calls using the Lifesize web and desktop apps, Lifesize will now route your media (audio, video and content) through your company’s network for point-to-point calls instead of relaying it through our cloud-based service. This shorter path reduces…

Lifesize Recognized in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Trends, Industry
Lifesize recognized in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for meeting room solutions Gartner has recognized Lifesize in its 2018 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions for our unique ability to bring meetings to life with our cloud-connected conference room systems and industry-leading reliability.   It is especially rewarding to see the high marks we received from our customers, who cited the significance of the quality of our video and audio service for their mission-critical…

The Future of Video Communication and Meeting Productivity

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Trends, Technology
Download our new industry report, highlighting the future of video communication and meeting productivity in the workplace. As the growing need for better business communication aligned with the video industry’s shift to cloud-hosted architecture over the years, video conferencing technology evolved into an affordable, mainstream collaboration solution with the ability to truly bring people together.  Now, video technology has transformed from a travel-avoidance tool into a true productivity tool and stands as a…
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