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The Best Secure and Encrypted Video Conferencing Solution for 2019

by Julian Fields in Best Practices
Secure video conferencing lock The security of video conferencing isn’t just a topic for government agencies and GDPR. The data security practices and policies built into the apps and services you use at home and at work are critically important and can have real consequences if they aren’t prioritized by the vendors that you partner with. Even in 2019, companies like Google’s Nest and Zoom are still making it relatively…

10 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills in 2019

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices
Presentation skills and tips on giving great presntations You’re about to give an important presentation to a new client. You’ve put together a professional slide show to walk them through your proposal before you seal the deal. But after you fire up your laptop, you realize that there’s an issue. You fumble about trying to find the right cable for the right port. You have no idea how to hook up your laptop to the projector. HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort,…

6 Ways to Use Video for Business Growth in 2019

by Addison Burke in Best Practices
video conferencing business growth woman on video An astonishing 80% of online traffic is driven to the consumption of video content. That means almost every time someone gets online they are searching for and enjoying videos. But it doesn’t stop there. As video traffic continues to outperform all other types of search, video conferencing continues to receive praise for productivity and overall meeting enjoyment when compared to legacy…

The Lifesize InfoComm 2019 Experience

by Sabrina Habbe in Events
Lifesize is heading to InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida! Stop by booth #3761 for all things Lifesize and experience 4K video conferencing in action. Three non-stop days of live demos and panel discussions, almost a thousand smoothies blended and served, and the award for Most Innovative Video Conferencing Solution of 2019—it’s the Lifesize InfoComm 2019 experience. Now Showing at the Lifesize Booth With a booth about as large as a mid-sized home, we had just enough space to showcase the full suite of Lifesize video conferencing offerings…

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…

Introducing Lifesize Go: Free, Fast and Flexible Video Conferencing for All

by Craig Malloy in Lifesize, Products
With Lifesize Go, it has never been easier to collaborate one-to-one or with small groups. We’ve come a long way in the video conferencing industry. And yet, there are times when connecting through video still isn’t as easy as it should be. Increasingly, business users expect their workplace tools to be just as simple and intuitive as those they use in their personal lives. However, in many cases, the user experience for enterprise technologies lags behind. Collaboration is…

Boardroom Video Conferencing Systems for Effective Meetings and Enhanced Presentations

by Jasmine Kim in Meeting Room, Products
Icon 700 for the large conference room and boardroom Not all meeting rooms are the same — that's why we make technology for rooms of all shapes and sizes and provide our customers with the tools and features they need to make their meetings great. In this blog, we’re going to focus on the large conference room and boardroom solution.   Five Features to look for in a boardroom video conferencing solution The components you're looking for to equip…

6 Most Common Types of Business Meetings in the Workplace

by Jasmine Kim in Meeting Room, Streaming and Recording
Learn how to differentiate the different types of business meetings and how to make your meetings more productive. As companies become more focused on efficiency, productivity and profitability, it has become essential that businesses look at their numbers to ensure that their time, money, and manpower are being put to good use — one of the biggest opportunities lies in assessing how business meetings are run. We’ve all been in meetings that were run poorly, included the wrong people and didn’t lead to…

7 Rules for Creating Effective Stand-Up Meetings

by Jasmine Kim in Meeting Room, Mobility
Learn about the advantages of stand-ups, what you’ll need to get started, and how to organize your meeting. Not every meeting requires the full conference table sit-down. When you need to quickly get everyone updated and on the same page, the daily stand-up meeting is the way to go. Stand-ups are designed for maximum productivity — they’re quick, focused, and collaborative.   This article is a blueprint for setting up successful stand-up meetings. Learn about the advantages of stand-ups, what you’ll…

Telling Life-Changing Stories Through Video: Q&A with Make-A-Wish

by Aaron Motsinger in CustomerCase Study
Lifesize sits down with Make-A-Wish Chief Communications Officer Jill Skinner to talk all things communication, collaboration and video. Recently, we had the opportunity to catch up with Jill Skinner, chief communications officer for Lifesize customer Make-A-Wish Central and South Texas , about all things communication, collaboration, video and even the organization’s upcoming flagship fund-raising event, Over The Edge . Lifesize: Tell us about Make-A-Wish’s mission and how you carry it out here in Central and South Texas.…
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