The Lifesize Blog

Latest Products, Features and Enhancements from Lifesize

by Elizabeth Hawes in Features, Products
Catch up with Lifesize on the latest products and enhancements from the past 12 months. At Lifesize, we are constantly innovating and developing new features and products to provide customers with a best-in-class video conferencing  experience. Lifesize has dedicated teams working on all aspects of our service from our web, desktop and mobile apps to our room systems and everything in between. Every month we release several improvements as a part of the Lifesize service, which…

Video Conferencing Statistics for 2019

by Erinn Wolfe in Industry
Compiled list of relevant published video conferencing stats outlining the impact of video conferencing through survey results and real-world usage. Audio-only conference calls are being replaced en masse by more engaging and true-to-life video conferencing solutions. Numerous published articles equate video communication with increased productivity, better connected distributed teams, reduced travel expenses and a simpler way to meet, and this post brings those data points together for an easier way to see the impact of video conferencing…

Lifesize Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions

by Craig Malloy in Industry
Teal background gartner magic quadrant We believe, Gartner, Inc.’s annual Magic Quadrant research reports serve as an important reference point for many enterprise technology decision-makers and are considered invaluable resources among business and IT leaders around the world. Today, we are excited to share that Lifesize has been named a Visionary in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions 1 which evaluates 16…

The Top Seven Tips for Pulling Off a Great Demo Presentation

by Dustin Smith in Meeting Room, Streaming and Recording
An effective demo presentation allows potential clients to see and feel how things will be better for them if they buy or invest in your company. Here are seven tips for pulling of a winning demo presentation. Demo presentations are a powerful tool for running and growing your business. When done well, a demo presentation allows clients, investors or potential customers to see and feel how things will be better for them if they buy or invest in your company or product. Often generic demo presentations do just the opposite, leaving the meeting participants bored and disinterested. Here are seven tips…

The Real Business Impact of Video Conferencing Infographic

by Erinn Wolfe in Trends
Infographic The Real Business Impact of Video Conferencing Featured From artificial intelligence to virtual reality and a host of burgeoning technologies in between, it’s tough to discern which will have a real impact on the future of work, the evolving multi-generational workforce and the modern “workplace” as we know it. The same can be said of video conferencing, which is precisely why Lifesize commissioned SurveyMonkey to poll more than 1,300 business…

Lifesize Named a Hot Vendor in Web and Video Conferencing by Leading Analyst Firm Aragon Research

by John Yarbrough in Industry
Lifesize was named an Aragon Research Hot Vendor in Web and Video Conferencing. Today we’re thrilled to share that Lifesize was named an Aragon Research Hot Vendor in Web and Video Conferencing. Lifesize is one of only four vendors in the web and video conferencing market identified by Aragon as a Hot Vendor for 2019. Aragon Research defines Hot Vendors as those delivering emerging, innovative or disruptive technologies, expanding capabilities or influencing what is expect…

10 Brainstorming Techniques and Methods to Start Implementing Today

by Dafne Martinez in Best Practices
Team brainstorming on a project with multi-colored sticky notes The pressure of coming up with great ideas and new ways of approaching tasks and issues in the workplace can be a little overwhelming at times — that’s why it’s important to take the time to take a step back, take a breath and look at the bigger picture. While being able to set a time for you and your team to have these types of open-ended brainstorming meetings might seem like a luxury, it’s…

Effective Team Collaboration: Maximize Productivity and a Sense of Belonging in the Workplace

by Jasmine Kim in Mobility, Best Practices
Team collaborating with remote coworkers on a project Team collaboration has evolved to a state where teams who never meet face to face are able to work in sync more collaboratively and more efficiently than ever before. Entire companies have fully remote teams, and even online schools have remote educators that connect with students virtually. When it comes down to it, the presence of reliable video conferencing technology has truly enabled this…

How to Run a Successful Board Meeting & Board Meeting Agenda

by Julian Fields in Best Practices, Meeting Room
Board meetings are a critical part of strategic business decision-making, but they’re often too unorganized to be effective. Here’s how to make your next meeting a success. Regular board meetings are a critical component of building and sustaining a successful business. For organizations in hypercompetitive industries, a company’s board plays an important role in setting the agenda for the business — determining priorities, setting goals, reviewing strategic investments — all while working closely with executive management teams to balance near-term organization…

Look Out! Lifesize Adds Lifesize Outlook Add-In for Microsoft Outlook

by Julian Fields in Features, Products
Make Lifesize video calls and schedule video meetings right from within your Microsoft Outlook client. If you’re like most Microsoft ® Outlook ® users, you probably spend most of the day with your Outlook client open managing tasks, sending emails and keeping track of your daily meeting schedule. With the new Lifesize Outlook Add-in, we’ve added some additional functionality to help you schedule and make Lifesize video calls right from within Outlook. Feature Highlights Intuitive Design The…
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