Colin Marcelline - May 14, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Technology Tips & Tricks ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationIn the past the communications industry focused solely on the element of voice. Today in the Enterprise Connect world communications technologies must easily connect and incorporate many more elements than voice only. Being stuck in the VoiceCon world can pose problems for companies who are trying to be innovators and be industry leaders. Learn what key indicators separate organizations in the VoiceCon World and Enterprise Connect.
Recent Articles from ET Group on Collaboration
Paul Gragtmans - April 23, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Accelerators ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationOnce the user based, collaboration capability requirements are determined, then you can select what the technologies are for the meeting rooms and for the individuals connecting into conferences. This process is critical and avoids a lot of wasted efforts and brings a cohesive approach to the technology roadmap your organization requires. It helps turn the patchwork of technology found in most organizations into a tapestry of technology, which becomes an enabler to greater collaboration within the organization.
Paul Gragtmans - April 16, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Accelerators ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationUsing technology to bring people together over distance is more and more a common-place activity, but the number of options available to do that is mind-boggling. And getting clarity on a solution is hard. The process is critical and avoids a lot of wasted efforts and brings a cohesive approach to the technology roadmap your organization requires. The ET Group has helped many organizations through this process and we are honoured to represent the City of Toronto in their candidacy for the 2013 Intelligent Community of the Year Award.
Mark Bystrek - April 3, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Accelerators ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationSome organizations readily adopt new technologies and others deploy technology only to have it collect dust. What is the difference between these deployments? There are five common mistakes that organizations make when they introduce new technology to their workforce. Being aware of them will help you avoid making these mistakes yourself.
Mike Thornback - March 16, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Technology Explained ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationWhat's the difference between collaboration and telepresence and what do they mean to your business? We know creating authentic communication and collaboration isn't a "one-size-fits-all" industry. Here are 3 Important Reasons for Debunking Myths of Video Conferencing - It gives users a way to gauge their investment, readers can take stock of any preconceptions they might have and it helps people to make good decisions when developing a technology roadmap for the next five years.
Simon Arnison - March 1, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Technology Explained ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationIt all seems very simple. You have a web camera on your computer and a video button inside your Lync app. Shouldn’t it just work? Shouldn’t you just be able to make a video call to a Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize or Vidyo system? But Microsoft Lync2010 doesn't support video calling to other video systems and what does this mean for a user? There are options for what a user can to do to make Lync2010 support video conferencing.
Paul Gragtmans - February 19, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Technology Explained ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationSkype is used for a lot more than video. In fact it really started out and is still primarily used for voice calls. Skype offers a full Unified Communication (UC) technology stack, which is pretty powerful, but not as “industrial” as some enterprise UC technology offerings from say, Cisco or Microsoft.
Paul Gragtmans - February 3, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Accelerators ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationRecently, I attended a luncheon where the main speaker was Greg Wolfond. Greg is an entrepreneur connected to two very successful technology start-ups; Footprint Software and 724 Solutions. Greg is now at his third start-up, SecureKey Technologies. What makes SecureKey Technologies stand out is their implementation of a collaborative strategy. In this blog, I share some of Greg's secrets to being a collaborative entrepreneur.
Paul Gragtmans - January 25, 2013 - Published under : Collaboration Technology Tips & Tricks ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationAs the old cubical farms of the Dilbert era are being replaced with open concept space, there are ways to increase meeting space capacity, even if you are reducing your real estate footprint. Here are 6 solutions on how to get more space from less space.
Do you Lack Meeting Room Space? Without Exception, Every Company or Agency I Speak with has This Problem
Paul Gragtmans - January 9, 2013 - Published under : Collaborative Workspaces ,Recent Articles from ET Group on CollaborationResearch has shown that while individual work might result in a faster answer, collaboration consistently delivers deeper and richer ideas because broad perspectives and cross-pollination of ideas teams can offer. There are two trends working against the availability of meeting space however here's how you can combat them.
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