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5 Trends That Help Increase Video Collaboration Adoption

5 Trends That Help Increase Video Collaboration Adoption | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Check out 5 key trends that helps increase video collaboration adoption. Follow the trend and clear the air to better embrace the latest technology. (Follow 5 industry trends to help you #adopt #videoconferencing.
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If you buy it...they won't necessarily come.  It's all about adoption.

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HOW TO WORK FOR A MANAGER YOU NEVER SEE

HOW TO WORK FOR A MANAGER YOU NEVER SEE | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it

HOW TO WORK FOR A MANAGER YOU NEVER SEE
When your boss isn't in the office, it's easy to let communication slip down the priorities list.  Here's how to stay in touch and on task.

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I have worked remotely since 2008.  There are some good tips here.

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Collaboration in business: happy together?

Collaboration in business: happy together? | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
With better collaboration the results will be better. However, collaboration is not something we just naturally do, we need to learn how to collaborate (Collaboration in business: happy together?
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Good collaboration requires training, practice, and guidance!

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How UC Vendors Could Make Collaboration Real

How UC Vendors Could Make Collaboration Real | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
How UC Vendors Could Make Collaboration Real
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The vendors role may not be to do everything, but to orchestrate things to create the context of the job for the workers involved in the collaboration.
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If you are IT/AV integrator interested in Unified Communications or sell to them and you only read one article...this is it.

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Five hidden wonders of video conferencing -

Five hidden wonders of video conferencing - | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how it would be if video conferencing was used in healthcare and judicial proceedings?
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I like the cartoons in this article!

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8 Things Back To The Future Part II Predicted Correctly

8 Things Back To The Future Part II Predicted Correctly | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
I believe it's fairly safe to say that the Back To The Future trilogy holds a special place in every geek's heart. In Part II, Doc and Marty travelled forward in time to the year 2015 and the filmmakers made several bold futuristic predictions.
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Back to the Future II came out in 1989.  They apparently knew what they were talking about!

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Telstra's Unique Circular Videoconferencing Boardroom

Telstra's Unique Circular Videoconferencing Boardroom | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Found on the Net: Telstra's Unique Circular Videoconferencing Boardroom
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At the front of the room, two rear projection screens display up to five far-end videoconference locations simultaneously.
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First time I have seen a circular video conferencing table...eight cameras!

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Finding Simplicity in Complex Video Installations

Finding Simplicity in Complex Video Installations | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
While it sounds too good to be true, it can be simple to build seemingly complicated video installations.
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Another great example of the use of Project Workplace.

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Disruptive Collaboration

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Disruptive Collaboration

Via Thomas Faltin
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Although this article's focus is education, it is interesting none the less.  My favorite quote..."if you want to go fast, go alone; If you want to go far, go together."

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The Cart, the Horse, and Google's Business Communications Services

The Cart, the Horse, and Google's Business Communications Services | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Telepresence Options The Cart, the Horse, and Google's Business Communications Services Telepresence Options They're not there yet, but at some point in the not so distant future may be able to boast a full and well-integrated set of communications...
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Google keeps getting closer to really disrupting the video conferencing landscape

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What Is Collaboration at Work?

What Is Collaboration at Work? | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
What Is Collaboration at Work? Huffington Post Collaboration is challenging when you consider collaboration requires a work environment that is fundamentally different from the vertical, hierarchical structure most businesses have operated for the...
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Article discusses the 5 benefits and 5 barriers to a collaborative environment.  Favorite quote - "...Millennials in the workforce will soon exceed the number of Baby Boomers... and the organizations that will succeed are the organizations that are preparing now by changing reward structures and educating employees (of all ages), to work in this shared... flexible, dynamic work environment."

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Apple Granted a Surprising Patent for an Advanced Multi-View Video ... - Patently Apple

Apple Granted a Surprising Patent for an Advanced Multi-View Video ... - Patently Apple | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Apple Granted a Surprising Patent for an Advanced Multi-View Video ...
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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 33 newly granted patents for Apple Inc.
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Interesting...would love to see this in real life.  Too many sharp corners for an Apple product at this point

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Is your network blind to video traffic?

Is your network blind to video traffic? | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
5 tools to monitor and manage video in the enterprise (5 tools to help manage video on enterprise networks. http://t.co/Qwc1WtfEGl)
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Not enough people think about the network's impact on the quality of video

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Key factors to consider when evaluating video conferencing

Key factors to consider when evaluating video conferencing | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it

"Key factors to consider when evaluating video conferencing"


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A Cisco survey of young business people released in August 2013 found that 87% of respondents believe that video has a significant and positive impact on an organization and the vast majority would prefer to work for a video-enabled company over one that has not deployed video.

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Gartner Recognizes Cisco as a Leader in Unified Communications…Again

Gartner Recognizes Cisco as a Leader in Unified Communications…Again | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
For the seventh year in a row Cisco was positioned as a leader in the August 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications. In the accompanying (For the 7th year in a row, @Cisco is positioned as a leader by @Gartner_inc for #UC.
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To cloud or not to cloud? | Pexip - The Scalable Meeting Platform

To cloud or not to cloud? | Pexip - The Scalable Meeting Platform | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
As you plan your collaboration and videoconferencing infrastructure, you run into the ubiquitous questions of cloud based or on-premise deployments, flexibility, scale and capacity, user generated requirements and much more.
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Got your head in the cloud?  If you do, you're way ahead of most people.

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Avizia, telemedicine technology business founded by former Cisco employee, raises $2M

Avizia, telemedicine technology business founded by former Cisco employee, raises $2M | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Story and images by Stephanie Baum / MedCity News As telemedicine continues to gain acceptance in what continues to be a relatively small corner of the healthcare market, telemedicine (Avizia, telemedicine technology business founded by former Cisco...
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Another great company with great products and great people/

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'After Dark' telepresence project allows online visitors to take virtual tour of Tate Gallery at night

'After Dark' telepresence project allows online visitors to take virtual tour of Tate Gallery at night | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
People around the world who'd like to visit London's famous Tate Gallery, but haven't the means, can now do so virtually, courtesy of roaming robots with cameras zipping around the museum at night (when there are no real humans to stumble over)...
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Cool use of video conferencing.

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Startup Videxio Helping Channel Capitalize On Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

Startup Videxio Helping Channel Capitalize On Videoconferencing-as-a-Service ...
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Videxio...great company...great product...great people.

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HANDICAPPING THE VIDEO CODEC WARS

HANDICAPPING THE VIDEO CODEC WARS | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Telepresence Options HANDICAPPING THE VIDEO CODEC WARS Telepresence Options David Benham, Cisco's director of telepresence technology, says H.264 is the codec that enterprises should ask for in new AV equipment, preferably with the flexibility to...
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Nice article about H.264 vs H.265 vs VP8/VP9

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Cisco Project Workplace Makes Business Video Easy

Quickly and easily find the best video collaboration option for your organization with the Interactive Project Workplace Tool. Learn more: http://cs.co/6052lFYM (Boost productivity & obtain other benefits w/ #videoconferencing.
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The Project Workplace app is awesome.

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5 Ways Video Conferencing Can Help Non-Profit Organizations

Video conferencing technology is rapidly changing how non-profit organizations run their programs, events and fundraisers.
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Always interested in new ways to take advantage of video conferencing.

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Mobile Will Be The Force Behind Video Taking Over As Top Communication Method

Mobile Will Be The Force Behind Video Taking Over As Top Communication Method | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Being in the video business, we have grown accustomed to the pervasive nature by which video can be consumed.With applications running on our desktop, laptop and mobile devices we are not only used to having access to easy video conferencing, but are actually quite comfortable with it. In fact, at times, the idea of picking up the phone isn't only...
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With 91% of people sleeping within arms reach of their mobile device and 3/4 of them admitting to using the phone while in the bathroom, is there any doubt that mobile will be the force in making video the most sought after form of business communication?

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The next big innovation in higher ed is…collaboration?

The next big innovation in higher ed is…collaboration? | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Higher education IT leaders and presidents say collaboration, especially in IT, is the next major innovation for colleges and universities.
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Really nice, short article.  I love the way Dr. Freeman Hrabowski thinks!

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Video Is Everywhere, But Is Anyone Using It? - No Jitter

Video Is Everywhere, But Is Anyone Using It? - No Jitter | Video Conferencing and Collaboration | Scoop.it
Video Is Everywhere, But Is Anyone Using It?
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Video conferencing is quickly becoming ubiquitous, from the meeting room to desktop, to mobile device. As a result, usage is growing as well.
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According to this research, the increase in desktop and mobile video is driving increased demand for room-based video conferencing systems

 

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