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.

Did Google Miss the Mark with their Chromebox Room System?

Google recently announced their Google Chromebox, a low-end room system starting below $1,000. It is well packaged with a small codec, camera and mic/speaker. Google wasn’t the first to announce a product like this. Logitec announced one a few weeks prior. Cisco announced their low-end room system just last week and they probably won’t be the last to do so. Does Google and other small room systems providers think these low-end room systems will become ubiquitous?

Conference Room Audio Visual Solutions are an Integral Part of a Well Executed UC&C Platform

The same best practices to implement UC&C holds true with audio visual room systems. Meeting rooms and spaces require a clear definition of what collaborative technology is required in the room to support four different conferencing technologies. But they need to support those technologies in relation to the UC platform deployed.