BMC Software recently completed a Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) deployment across 50 locations worldwide. The Tech Decision BMC CIO Scott Crowder was charged with restructuring his company’s communications architecture. Before 2013, BMC was spending $380,000 a month for 5-6 million minutes of conference calling with the previous conference provider. Associated expenses cost BMC an […]
Four years ago, Portland State University—in the heart of downtown Portland, OR—embarked on a mission to create a meeting and collaboration space for university researchers and regional stakeholders. The Tech Decision The university envisioned a place for local government and private companies to work alongside PSU researchers on a variety of projects that link data […]
According to data from Commercial Integrator, video will make up a whopping 74 percent of all internet traffic by 2017.
As you no doubt have noticed, video is already becoming a mainstream business practice and we’re seeing savvy brands in both the B2B and the B2C space use video in innovative ways. Why the popularity of video? Low-cost tools and software for deploying video technology have made it easier to effectively integrate these innovative real-time […]
Microsoft explains how companies can deploy Skype Room Systems and Surface Hub devices in meeting rooms successfully.
In order to help Microsoft’s own employees utilize Microsoft products like Skype for Business and Surface Hub, Microsoft created capital expense plans, support and operations plans, and change-management strategies. These plans helped Microsoft deploy technology pilot programs for new products. Microsoft shared some information that helped its employees on the company website. There’s a ton […]
Putting into practice an effective S.T.E.A.M. program is a challenge at any level, but Valdosta State University was able to master it by creating a high−technology interface using Kramer Electronics products. S.T.E.A.M., which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, is the core discipline subject group for today’s technology−driven education and workforce readiness. Valdosta […]
Meadows Office Interiors recently moved their Manhattan headquarters to the iconic Lipstick Building. The executive management team, consisting of CEO Sheri David, COO Marissa Allen, and Chairwomen Rosalie Edson, designed a state-of-the-art working showroom facility including conference space, as well as formal and informal meeting spaces to showcase the beautiful and seamless integration of technology […]
Presentations can be an equally daunting task for students and educators to put together and deliver.
If presentations are not done right, they could lead to boring, mind wandering time wasters, where the message doesn’t really get through properly. But, help is available in the form of great online tools that’ll help you create engaging presentations, whether you’re a student or a teacher. Keep their attention, get your message across, and […]
Never before have enterprise software and technology solutions played such an important role on the employee communications and human resources front.
Enterprise communications is undergoing a fundamental shift. These solutions are connecting employees, keeping them engaged, supporting social collaboration, enabling a wider variety of workspaces as well as devices, and ultimately, keeping employees productive and talent retained. Looking beyond 2016, there are several trends to take notice of that are creating a new way to work […]
When we unleash the power of existing computers, 1:1 programs, and BYOD devices to allow whiteboarding anytime and anywhere, every student benefits.
As central classroom displays have evolved from chalkboards to dry erase boards to interactive whiteboards (IWBs), whiteboarding has grown more interactive and technologically sophisticated over time. More than a decade after their first appearance in classrooms, it’s clear that IWBs and panels can engage students—but cost, the need for training, and concurrent use by many […]
Two towering NanoLumens video displays punctuate University of Kansas’ well-designed collaboration hub.
A big deal is made out of video collaboration in the workplace. Columns are written about business’ shifts toward more interactive meetings. Webinars are offered on how to use video collaboration to leverage today’s remote and mobile workspaces. It’s less of a big deal in the world of education in that students are going to […]