Weekly Reading: Top 5 Future Trends at ISE 2015

Holy moly. Integrated Systems Europe 2015 was off the hook, which bodes well for an amazing InfoComm 2015 in June. The place was packed, as evidenced by the record attendance numbers, and hard to get around. And that’s a good thing. No wonder organizers intend to make it a four-day show next year. At the […]

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Make Your Meetings Count

We’ve all been in this situation: the middle of the work day, right in the heart of tackling an issue, whether it’s administrative work (responding to email, preparing presentations or reports), technical work (resolving issues, designing a system, planning a proof of concept), customer service (listening to customer feedback, updating documentation to better serve customers) […]

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Urgent AV and Collaboration Advice Almost Everyone Ignores, Part 2

Coauthored with my colleague Bryan Hellard, Director of Engineering at Array Telepresence. Continuing our top 10 pieces of advice that few people heed, we’re going to delve into what UC users tend to ignore when collaborating online. Numbers 1 to 5 covered setting up the technology. Ignore those useful nuggets at your peril. 6. Know what you […]

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Weekly Reading: From ISE, Requiem for Radio Shack, Plus Katy Perry

Just flew into Amsterdam for Integrated Systems Europe and boy are my arms tired. Who wants to bet that this year’s ISE attendance surpasses last year’s, which surpassed all others? I’m polishing off a couple presentations to give this week. On Wednesday, I’m little more than the moderator of a super-smart panel. We’ll be looking into […]

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Urgent AV and Collaboration Advice Almost Everyone Ignores, Part 1

Coauthored with my colleague Bryan Hellard, Director of Engineering at Array Telepresence. Personal and/or room-based collaboration systems are powerful tools that allow people who are separated by vast distances to work together as well as if they were in the same room. Unfortunately, when some basic rules of design and/or operation are not followed, the user experience […]

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