The Lifesize Blog

The Video Promise of Yesterday Is Finally Coming True Today

by Ken Conn in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Education, Lifesize, Partners
We had a chance to sit down with Ken Conn, the President of the USDLA and the Director of Partnerships and Collaboration at i2i Technologies to talk about video’s role in distance learning. In 2001, video conferencing technology found its way onto my sixth-grade campus where I was teaching. The technology wasn’t nearly as advanced as it is now, but it was there, and I could see the potential. Almost 20 years later, I’m happy to say that video conferencing has finally caught up with the promise it made two decades ago —readily available and easy-to-use video learning has finally…

Conference Calls Do’s and Don’ts

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Meeting Room
Say good-bye to bad meetings with a few tips and tricks that improve your digital meetings. How much can you do with five minutes? When it comes to prepping for a conference call or quick video meeting, that’s all the time you need to make sure you’re setting up for success. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, we had the opportunity to talk to Lifesize Sales Engineer Steve Allen about how good meeting etiquette can go a long way, especially when you’re on screen.  From just double-che…

Sparking the Power of Collaboration at Spark Power

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Best Practices, Lifesize, Green, CustomerCase Study
Learn how Lifesize plays a crucial role in how Spark Power revolutionizes the way electricity infrastructure services communicate. Video conferencing technology has found its way across several different types of industries. Spark Power , a Canadian renewable energy organization, turned to Lifesize to make communicating across their offices smoother while reducing their overall reliance on travel.   We sat down with Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development Gord Reynolds to hear more about the…

GDPR: Navigating the Complexities of Customer Data

by Jasmine Kim in Virtualization, Trends, Tech Notes, Lifesize
Learn the basics of GDPR and the first steps to compliance in this episode of Lifesize Live! Ever had to put in personal information to access an article, online shopping website or phone app and start questioning where all this personal information you enter goes? We’ve all been there. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, we sat down with Lifesize Director of Corporate Counsel Marcy Darsey to talk GDPR and what it means for companies and how they collect customer data. So what exactly…

The Lifesize ISE 2018 Experience

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Industry, Lifesize
If you weren’t able to make ISE 2018, don’t worry — we’ve put together a quick recap of the Lifesize at ISE 2018 experience. Enjoy! That’s a wrap on ISE 2018! We had a great time talking to attendees, customers and partners and learning about your favorite video conferencing use cases. Our demo stations were packed with people eager to learn about the Lifesize app and all the great features we have planned for this year — we even won the Best of Show 2018 Award ! Just in case you weren’t able to make it, here’s a video…

The Union of Customer Obsession and Science

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize
How does customer happiness affect your organization’s churn? Tune in and find out. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, we sat down with Lifesize Chief Customer Success and Happiness Officer (CCSHO) Amy Downs for tips on keeping customers happy and churn rates minimized. The first step in keeping customers happy and ensuring that they get value from your solution every single day is building a team that is dedicated to and passionate about serving others. From the Customer…

What Your Admin Console Says About You and Your Company

by Matt Cook in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Features, Lifesize, Meeting Room
See what your admin console dashboard can tell you about how your organization collaborates. The Lifesize admin console can tell you a lot about your company and how you collaborate in the workplace. Not only does it give you a view into how your organization utilizes the Lifesize video conferencing solution, it also makes it easy to detect successful use cases and simplify administration and troubleshooting. Here are some tips and tricks to help you read between the lines and numbers…

The Perils of Success for an IT Hero | The High Five

by Julian Fields in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize
With all of the constant praise and autograph requests also come constant distractions and an aching wrist. When we started this project, our goal was to get a realistic view into the life of an everyday IT manager deploying a video conferencing solution. After our first interview, we quickly realized there was more to it than just the happily ever after of a well-executed meeting room. We’ve all seen the IT Hero ads, with their billowing capes flying triumphantly through the office, but nobody ever…

Closing the Deal with Video Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Travel
Learn how to boost close rates, lower acquisition costs and efficiently grow revenue by embracing video conferencing solutions. When you’re working in sales, time is your most precious, finite resource. There never seems to be enough of it, and the list of things to do and people to meet just seems to get longer. In this episode of Lifesize Live! we sat down with Jordan Caulfield, an Enterprise Account Executive at Lifesize, to learn how video conferencing technology plays a crucial role in communicating with leads and…

The Lifesize App Named the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 Award

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Cloud, Industry, Lifesize
On behalf of NewBay Media, the Lifesize App earned the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 Award at ISE 2018. We take a lot of pride in our newly redesigned and rearchitected  Lifesize app  and the impact it’s already had for business communication around the globe. And it’s nice to know that the judges at ISE 2018 agree!    This year at #ISE2018, the Lifesize app has been awarded the AV Technology Europe Best of Show 2018 by NewBay. We’re absolutely honored as this award shows the dedication we’ve…
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