Zombie Companies? – No really, there are “Dead Companies Walking” out there

Scott Fearon has built a lucrative career on getting really good at finding companies that are not adapting to the changing world. There are six main reasons that companies go off the tracks.

Transforming the Healthcare Collaborative Ecosystem

The requirement for high quality, cost effective healthcare for all has been driving health care organizations to explore how technology can enable telehealth possibilities for many years. Video conferencing has always been a key technology enabler for telehealth

Press Release: A Unique Partnership Connecting the World of AV and IT

ET Group and IT consulting firm Solulan have partnered to become the leading Lync integration specialists in Quebec. This unique partnership combines strong Audio Visual and Video Conferencing (AV/VC) capabilities with Microsoft Lync Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) expertise to create a “one stop shop” for Lync deployments.

5 Collaborative Principles to Guide You on Your Collaborative Journey

Many of the biggest challenges in an organization boil down to ineffective communication. If an organization can communicate better, then it can perform better. Poor communication can be disastrous and effective communication can propel an organization forward.

The Rise of the Virtual Meeting Room

A VMR is a room in the cloud, which replaces the requirement for a physical meeting room and it only exists temporarily when technology creates a connection between people.

Community Engagement – The ‘Heart of Change’ in Intelligent Communities

Communities trying to achieve “Intelligence” are simply trying to solve challenges and capture opportunities that will lead to a better quality of life for its residents and partners. Although technology is a very significant part of helping communities become more ‘Intelligent’, it is really the truth that comes out of ‘Community Engagement’ that moves communities forward.

Video in the Cloud

Video Conferencing as a Service (VCaaS) uses collaboration tools that you can implement yourself, however when the VCaaS supplier implements them there are some distinct advantages in comparison to similar tools when collaborating internally, or with customers and partners.

Getting to a Collaborative “Run” in Your Organization

Better collaboration leads to better organizational performance. If your organization can collaborate better it will perform 3 to 6 times better than it’s competitors. Moving your department or organization through the different stages of collaboration is like learning to crawl, then to walk and finally to run. Taking small steps, developing confidence through increased strength and balance and then, with that confidence and organizational muscle in place, moving to a collaborative run. To get to a collaborative run you must extend outside of your organization to a different group of collaborators; business partners or customers.

Boost Collaboration In Between Your “Most Important Meetings”

A lot more time and work effort is spent in between “Most Important Meetings” than having “Most Important Meetings”. So it stands to reason that if you can enable greater collaboration during the interaction between your team members for the work they do between meetings, you will be significantly accelerating collaboration in your organization.

Moving the Needle on Collaboration in Your Organization

People understand from experience that when they collaborate, they can accomplish more. And the numbers underscore that companies who collaborate better outperform their peers by 2 to 6 times. Yet most companies or departments are in the 72% of organizations whose collaboration maturity is either, “Unsupported” or “Non-integrated”.