Coaching business sees big benefits in video

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Traditionally, video conferencing has been regarded as second-best to meeting in person. Sure, you get to see each other and with decent quality, using the latest video technology. However, it’s often on a small screen and with a zoomed-out camera the far-end attendees can appear very tiny and distant. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. John Vickerage...

UC, CONCENTRATE ON BEING THE BEST AT WHAT YOU DO – By Kennie Cole | AVMI

AVMI

When thinking about this subject, I decided to research some quotes on the topic of time, i.e. time being precious, wasting time, etc. We all know that Benjamin Franklin said that ‘time is money,’ he also said that ‘lost time is never found again.’ There are many quotes on this subject and reading them got me thinking about my own...

Why Sound Matters

You walk into the conference room more prepared than ever to lead a compelling discussion with your most important stakeholders. The video works fine. But moments into your introduction, a remote conference participant interrupts. He didn’t understand what you said. The background noise is pronounced and the voice is so unclear it’s difficult to understand his question. You need this meeting...

New NEC InfinityBoard® available in four sizes making it perfect for every application

NEC Display Solutions Europe announces the second generation of its NEC InfinityBoard®, the company’s revolutionary display solution for meetings, presentation, conferencing and collaboration. The latest NEC InfinityBoard® is a response to business demands for new tools to maximise productivity and foster more effective collaboration between widely-dispersed teams. Available in a choice of four sizes, InfinityBoard® is a powerful and scalable...

AVMI ENRICHES COLLABORATION OFFERING

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AVMI, a leading provider of audio-visual and collaboration technology solutions, has joined the Avocor partner program. The Partner Program will help AVMI ensure they are offering clients the best possible experience when deploying Avocor’s range of products. “Before deploying technology into our customers’ businesses, it is imperative that we understand how it will meet the needs of the users, while easily...

Demo demons

John Vickerage relates one of his more challenging sales calls with advice to seize the opportunity of a sales visit to get what you really want out of it. I can still feel the sense of foreboding that crept over me as I considered the request my prospect had just made. I was demonstrating a “modern” video conferencing system. In...

Zoomtopia 2018 announcements ​

  UCN: Its obvious to me after using various solutions designed for video collaboration, that most are far too complicated, and that complexity is not always rewarded by quality and reliability. What is it that you have done that others have failed to do? Is it some secret piece of IP that the others don’t know about? NW: It’s just relentless...

Zoomtopia announcements: Zoom Voice, App Marketplace, Zoom Rooms and device partnerships

Zoom Video Communications announced new features that together form an end-to-end modern communications platform, at Zoomtopia 2018. While Zoom remains a video-first platform, these new announcements show the company rounding out its product suite to include every business communications use case, including cloud PBX, cross-platform workflows, and enterprise conference rooms. “At Zoom, we engineer happiness into our product suite. We...

DEFINING YOUR UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTION: SERVICE OR TECHNOLOGY

What is Unified Communication? What does it do? How does it benefit me or my business? These are some of the questions that come to mind when one thinks about Unified Communication. In simple terms, Unified Communication can be described as a system of communication that connects or utilise several communication tools to improve the productivity of a business....

Office workers suffer productivity loss through multitasking

According to a survey of 1,002 UK workers in full or part-time employment carried out by Probrand.co.uk, 89% confess to ‘tech multi-tasking’ – or checking their devices during meetings. A further 81% are also guilty of doing so when they are actually carrying out other tasks at work. Checking emails is the number one task Brits will compulsively undertake in this manner. However, bosses need not worry too much, as...