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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WORKFLOW

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WORKFLOW Workflow – work·flow  /ˈwərkflō/ the sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion. A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information.…

Life Happens

Life Happens   To quote the infamous Forrest Gump, “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”  I know I can relate, can you? Life happens, so does work and I’m sure you know exactly what I’m talking about.  That last minute phone call/text about a…

The Value of a VAR (Value Added Reseller) – Provided Value Beyond Order Fulfillment

The segment of the market for communications including Unified Communication deployments, video conferencing deployments, and audio/video integration can be a tough terrain to navigate. There are countless options including hardware (customer premised) deployments, service-based deployments, deployments in the cloud, and those that are hosted offsite in a datacenter. The brands and options with all of…

To Grant or Not to Grant, There is No Question

When it comes to funding your Distance Learning or Telemedicine projects it’s always the same ole same ole, we don’t have enough money. If you happen to be in a rural location or providing services to a rural location, you may be in luck. Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Grants could be your ticket to fund…

A step in the right direction for nursing home patients with dementia

According to a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study nursing homes are seeking more communication outside of the homes and turning to Videoconferencing. As stated, nursing homes in the United States care for an increasing number of people with dementia. This could be a step in the right direction for many nursing homes as technology…

Using Open Frameworks to Bridge the Technology Divide

I participated in a webinar the other day where one of the speakers was talking about the lack of interoperability between video conferencing, web conferencing and other technology commonly used in the classroom. I’ve been in the industry more than 25 years and while we’ve made a good deal of progress with respect to interoperability,…

Why does Cisco keep calling my Video Conference system?

You turn on the screen for your video conferencing system and you see dozens of calls all from “cisco” and wondering “What The Freak!!” Now before picking up the phone and trying to reach John Chambers at his unlisted back office line, it’s really NOT Cisco making these calls. It’s a tool some script kiddie…

The Top 5 Reasons why Video in Healthcare is growing, and fast!

TIME! TIME TIME TIME! Doctors and nurses schedules are hectic. With the use of telemedicine it is allowing them to meet quickly. Anytime, anywhere with anyone. With the use of Video Conferencing it’s allowing people in the healthcare field to have more time. Time is valuable and so are patients! Money You know the saying,…

Paradigm Shift with Today’s Video Conferencing Solutions

Paradigm Shift with today’s Video conferencing Solutions Back in the Stone Age, way back in the 1990’s, I was deeply involved in Video Conferencing.  Do you remember yesteryear when connecting on SWITCH 56 was the thing to do prior to ISDN deployment?  Do you remember the ole days when you had to deploy a completely…