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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…

The Way YouWork at WeWork

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Trends, People
Join WeWork Director of Community Matt Glazer as he discusses the coworking industry and how WeWork has exploded in size. We’ve trumpeted the benefits of flexible work environments for a long time — whether it be the meeting space, the technology being used to bring people together or anything else that encourages open collaboration — and it’s nice to come across organizations that support the same cause we do. In this episode of Lifesize Live! Matt Glazer, the Director of Community at WeWork, talks about the…

Help Lifesize Celebrate Earth Day

by Jasmine Kim in Green, Lifesize, Travel, Trends
Collaborate with coworkers and meet with clients without the damaging environmental effects of travel. Learn how you can go green with video conferencing. Happy Earth Day week! We dedicate this time to celebrating global environmental causes and reflecting on the bounty and fragility of our sweet Mama Earth. In school, we learned to reduce, reuse and recycle. Now, we're looking at the impact that travel has on our planet and focusing on some small adjustments we can make in our day-to-day business lives that can make a huge change. Luckily,…

Cloud Expo Europe: Our Top Three Takeaways

by Laura Brown in Changing the Way the World Communicates, , Cloud, Trends
For two days in March, the UK Lifesize team set up camp at the Excel Centre in London for Cloud Expo Europe. For two days in March, the UK Lifesize team set up camp at the Excel Centre in London to attend Cloud Expo Europe . Being one of the biggest shows of its kind, we had the opportunity to talk to hundreds of people, gave countless demos and even managed to learn a few things along the way. 1. Cloud is for everyone. Once upon a time, cloud was seen as a high-risk solution viable only for tech…

A CEO’s Guide to Achieving Work-Life Balance

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Trends
Watch father of five and Lifesize CEO Craig Malloy as he discusses the challenges and solutions in effectively leading a company without costing him family time.  Achieving work-life balance might seem easy in theory, but any experienced worker knows how hard it is to be equally satisfied with your work life and your personal life. In one survey , the United States limped in at 30 out of 38 countries when it came to work-life balance, with 11.4% employees working more than 50 hours a week. Human beings as a species are too lenient and generous when it…

Phone interviews are the worst: Embracing the video conference interview

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Cloud, Lifesize, People, Trends
Have a video interview lined up? Learn how to impress hiring managers with these tips from the Lifesize video conferencing experts. Job hunting — everyone goes through it, and while some experiences are more rigorous than others with in-group settings or lengthy scavenger hunts, the goal is always to learn more about what the person on the other end has to offer. By far the most common first interviews I’ve encountered have been by phone or video. And while phone interviews might seem like the less stressful kind, nonverbal…

Lifesize Live! Business Is Personal

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Partners, Trends
Join Rich Long, President of ScanSource Communications, as he “gets personal” about rethinking the customer relationship. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, we had the opportunity to sit down with Rich Long, the President of ScanSource , to talk a little bit about how business has become more personal with video technology — especially when it comes to relationships with partners and customers. The consumer video technology that once was used for calling relatives and video chatting with friends has officially…
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