Editor’s note: Cisco is a client of the author.One of my favorite kinds of briefings is when a vendor brings in customers who talk about how they did the impossible. While these do promote a vendor’s wares, they also provide a wealth of knowledge ab…Read More Cisco and remote-work lessons learned in education during the pandemic
Disclosure: Many of the vendors mentioned are clients of the author.I’ve been covering videoconferencing long enough to watch three significant efforts in the 1980s, ‘90s, and 2000s fail spectacularly for pretty much the same two reasons: proprietar…Read More The needed evolution of videoconferencing
Disclosure: Nvidia is a client of the author.This week, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang met with a bunch of analysts to talk about his Computex announcements, which weren’t as noteworthy as something he said at the end of his presentation. Jensen positioned…Read More Nvidia Omniverse: Could it make today’s videoconferencing apps obsolete?
Disclosure: Dell is a client of the author.One of the things that makes Dell Technologies World, which took place this weerk, unlike other vendor events is the amount of non-vendor content. One year, the company had former President Bill Clinton tal…Read More Rethinking business as usual: How to thrive as a manager In the ‘20s
Disclosure: Cisco is a client of the author.Cisco these days offers up a regular cadence for updates to the company’s WebEx platform, and did so again this week. It is incredible how quickly these kinds of video platforms are advancing, especially s…Read More The collective problems with videoconferencing
As we begin to consider whether and when we are going back to in-office work, many companies are moving their office configurations away from fixed offices, cubicles, and large conference rooms in favor of hoteling, where workers rotate among shared…Read More The Bose Videobar VB1, huddle spaces, and the post-pandemic workplace
Like many of my peers during the pandemic, I’ve been living off a Logitech Brio camera, which was considered the best in the market until recently. The problem is that Logitech didn’t seem to understand how important this camera had become and refu…Read More The Poly Studio P15: Searching for a better home videoconferencing answer
This week, the Washington Post had an interesting story about large companies turning to esports to strengthen teams and increase productivity. This approach can be better than than the physical sports often used for teambuilding, improving trust be…Read More Esports — the next enterprise productivity tool?
I’m a big fan of digital assistants and have an Amazon Echo device in almost every room. They turn on faucets, turn off lights, answer questions (though often not accurately), and I can even have conversations with them. But when it comes to applyin…Read More iGenius’ Crystal: An enterprise-class digital assistant at last?