The Lifesize Blog

Finding the Right Note-Taking Tools for your Meetings

by Julian Fields in Streaming and Recording, Best Practices, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Products, Technology
Today we’re going to look at some of the various note-taking tools on the market, and I’d like to start things off with a metaphor. As any auto racing fan could tell you, Michael Schumacher is probably the world’s most famous race driver, a seven-time Formula One champion who spent an impressive 15 years at the top of his profession. And while his super-awesome talent accounted for most of his…

New Enhancements to Lifesize Cloud + 1,000 Subscribed Customers!

by Michael Helmbrecht in Cloud, Features, Lifesize, People, Technology
It seems like only yesterday we were debuting Lifesize Cloud and the Connected Experience of video collaboration for anyone on any device.  We’ve been busy since then, and as of this article, we now have over 1,000 businesses up and running on Lifesize Cloud logging millions of minutes! And we’d like to thank each and every one of you for your partnership! We hope that your experience with us…

Throw Useless Meetings Out the Window

by Farzana Sedillo in Lifesize, People
“Meetings get a bad rap, and deservedly so — most are disorganized and distracted. But they can be a critical tool for getting your team on the same page.” -Justin Rosenstein Everyone complains about meetings. I have yet to meet anyone who desires to have more meetings in their day. What it really comes down to is that people hate to waste time. You get meeting invites with no idea of what to…

How Employee Turnover Is Hurting Your Business—And What You Can Do To Reduce This Ratio

by mlueders in People, Trends
If your company is struggling to retain its employees, then you could be in some serious trouble. The Wall Street Journal estimates that it costs more than twice an employee’s salary to find and train his or her replacement , and because that doesn’t take the potential loss of business continuity into account, the actual employee turnover ratio could be even higher. Moreover, frequent turnover…

Innovate Faster with Lifesize at ISE 2015

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, Lifesize
Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the world’s most popular event for professional AV and electronic systems integration, is less than a week away! We couldn’t be more excited for this year’s event, as we are preparing for our largest presence ever.     ISE 2015 is set to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees from across 140 countries. This year, Lifesize will be THE meeting…

The Legal Field and Video Conferencing: Offering Greater Efficiencies for Courts, Law Firms and Clients

by Julian Fields in Industry
judges gavel From law firms who know firsthand that “time is money” to overworked court systems looking for ways to save money and reduce overhead, video conferencing offers a big value for organizations at all levels of the legal field.  At Lifesize, we’ve worked with everyone from counties to private firms and more to provide them with high-quality video conferencing to meet a myriad of needs. Here are…

Only Three Days Left to Vote!

by Julian Fields in Lifesize, People
Time to roll out the red carpet! It’s not the Grammys, the Golden Globes or the Academy Awards, but it is soon to be one of our favorites. The Let’s Do Video Readers’ Choice Awards are officially here ! While only in its first year, the LDV Readers’ Choice Awards let the audience decide who the real winners are in the visual collaboration industry. Lifesize is honored to be among the finalists…

What’s New in Lifesize Cloud: Six New Updates

by Brian Beasley in Technology
What a difference a year makes! In January 2014, Lifesize was a hardware-centric company with a vision to remake ourselves as a SaaS provider, centering our product portfolio and road map around a cloud solution that was still in development. In May 2014, we launched Lifesize ® Cloud, and the transformation began. Customer acceptance was tremendous, and feature requests rolled in. Every few…

Webinar: Hit the Easy Button: Video Conferencing without the Headaches

by Liz Britain in Technology
Tune in on October 28th as Lifesize video evangelist, Simon Dudley, discusses the undeniable benefits of video conferencing in a webinar hosted by Spiceworks. The words video conferencing technology often strike fear into the hearts of some IT pros due to perceived complexity. However, recent developments have made the technology MUCH simpler to implement, manage and understand. This webinar…

Lifesize Sponsors 25 IT Pros to Attend SpiceWorld!

by Liz Britain in Technology
This past week we spent three days at the Austin Convention Center with over 800 SpiceHeads who swarmed Austin to learn about the latest and greatest technologies. We were fortunate to be a part of such a fun event. As part of a scholarship program, Lifesize sponsored 25 SpiceHeads to come to Austin for SpiceWorld 2014. How did we choose these 25 scholarship winners? We asked the Spiceworks…
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