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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Best Practices, Trends, Cloud
The Hidden Costs of Collaboration Infographic How much do all those collaboration tools really cost? We teamed up with Spiceworks to survey IT decision makers in the US and Canada to learn more about how much businesses spend on their collaboration stacks and what really goes in to the total cost of ownership (TCO). Turns out, the hidden costs of too many tools can really add up. TCO factors into the direct and indirect costs of a product…

Better, Faster, Stronger Decision Making with Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Cloud, Best Practices, Lifesize
video conferencing faster decision making Video conferencing has made its way into our modern offices as a pillar of collaboration and communication, and for good reason. One of the major benefits businesses find when they deploy video technology is the ability to make more informed decisions faster, as face-to-face interaction gives them the clarity they need to move forward without hesitation. Meet with Minimal Distractions We all…

Lifesize Customer Success Team and Executive Win Bronze Stevie® Awards 2017

by Amy Downs in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, People
Lifesize Customer Success Team Wins Bronze Stevie Awards 2017 I’m honored and excited to share that our amazing Customer Success team received a bronze Stevie® Award for Customer Service Team of the Year in the 15th Annual American Business Awards. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. At Lifesize, we are unconditionally dedicated…

The Home Office Video Conference Room

by Julian Fields in Meeting Room, Mobility, Products
lifesize icon for your home office Lifesize® Icon™ Series cameras come in a few different sizes designed for small, medium and large meeting rooms, but there’s another space that these agile little cameras are perfect for — the home office. If you’re one of the 23 percent of employees who do some or all of your work from a home office , then you know that working from home can be a bit isolating. Fortunately, video conferencin…

[Gif-O-Graphic] How to Cut Down Conferencing Chaos

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Trends, UVC
Finding a single collaboration solution that is easy to use and efficient and that facilitates all of the essential business communication streams seems like a lot to ask for. So we settle. And oftentimes, we get tangled into managing and maintaining a hodgepodge of different vendors and subscriptions — paying for overlapping functionality and missing the real benefits of a true collaboration…

A Simple Collaboration Stack Can Make You Easier to Do Business With

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize, Features, Mobility
Business Collaboration Made Simple with Lifesize Video Conferencing The rise of remote working and a dispersed workforce isn't always rainbows and sunshine. Of course, being able to work from any location is convenient. But while more employees are working from home and farther away from one another, the need for constant collaboration and communication becomes a necessity. Without effective collaboration and communication, organizations can't scale internally…

Seven Ways to Enhance Your Town Hall Meetings

by Jasmine Kim in Lifesize, Best Practices, Streaming and Recording
7 ways to enhance your town hall meetings With the average person spending one out of every three minutes of every workday in a meeting and the US employee engagement rate soaring at a whopping 32.6% in 2016 (clearly a huge leap from 32% in 2015 and 31.5% in 2014), keeping meetings spicy and employees interested is always a top concern. Employees disengage at work when they don't feel needed or connected to their organization, so…

Help Lifesize Celebrate Earth Day

by Jasmine Kim in Green, Lifesize, Travel, Trends
Happy Earth Save the Planet Happy Earth Day Week! We dedicate this time to celebrating global environmental causes and reflect 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. When many of us…

Lifesize App Named Unified Communications Product of the Year Three Years Running

by Maria Galler in Cloud, Lifesize, Products, Unified Communications
Lifesize wins Unified Communications Product of the Year We are excited to share that for the third consecutive year, Lifesize has been named a winner of TMC's Unified Communications Product of the Year Award. The award honors the most innovative unified communications technologies introduced to the market in the last twelve months as judged by the editors of TMC's INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine . This recognition means a great deal to us, as it's…

IT to the Rescue with Lifesize Icon Health Monitoring

by Josh Duncan in Lifesize, Features, Meeting Room, Products
icon health monitoring Once a video conferencing hardware system has been deployed within an organization, it doesn’t take long for users to become dependent on it as a key tool for internal and external collaboration. This is when the real work for IT begins. It is expected that IT will be on call 24/7, monitoring all systems and ensuring they are running smoothly and working at maximum capacity. However, with…
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