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The Benefits of Software-Based AV Control

Posted by / May 2, 2017

The benefits of software-based AV control

The increase of software-based AV control solutions on the market today should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with current IT trends. Nearly every business function seems to be offered as a cloud-based software subscription, and more and more industries are beginning to adopt software-based technology.

In the AV world, software-based solutions can be found among videoconferencing, telemedicine, collaboration systems, and more. But perhaps the most impactful development has been in the area of AV control. (more…)

You Talkin to Me?

Posted by / February 27, 2017

For many organizations, video communication has become a mission-critical business tool. More of us than ever use videoconferencing on a daily basis to collaborate as a team and to communicate with our business partners and customers.

The benefits of videoconferencing are more than financial. Sure, videoconferencing can save time and travel cost and yes, cloud-based solutions cut down the cost of collaboration even more. But more importantly, videoconferencing makes it easier for your team to work together at any distance. 
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The 80/20 Approach to AV Integration

Posted by / February 17, 2017

AV Integration and the Pareto Principle

If you’ve read any personal or business development books in the past 20 years or so, you’ve probably come across The 80/20 Principle by Richard Koch. But you might not have considered how AV integration can benefit from 80/20 thinking.

Also called the Pareto principle, the 80/20 principle basically states that 80% of results stem from 20% of causes. As a rule of thumb, the 80/20 principle seems to apply in every discipline—marketing, sales, science, economics, sports, and even health.

You can find examples everywhere you look—the small number of users that submitting the bulk of your support tickets, the few key customers bringing in most of your profit, or the handful of the products that you sell the most. (more…)

Why Audio Visual Integration Goes Wrong

Posted by / February 1, 2017

Why Audio Visual Integration Goes Wrong

It’s a harsh fact: sometimes, AV is a pain.

All too many end-users end up wasting valuable time every day fighting with technology that never worked well in the first place. Technology that they bought based on a promise that it would make their life easier, but has, in reality, brought more frustration than anything else.

But why does audio visual integration go wrong?

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The Essential Guide to Remote Work

Posted by / January 12, 2017

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Chances are you’ve heard tell of the “Remote Work Revolution.” Needless to say, Digital Nomadism and telework are radically changing how individuals and teams collaborate. But if you think remote work is just for millennial freelancers and solopreneurs, think again!

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A New Kind of 2K Resolution

Posted by / January 6, 2017

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3 Strategies for Creating Awesome Signage Content

Posted by / December 9, 2016

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7 Ways to Use Digital Signage in Your Lobby

Posted by / November 23, 2016

7_ways_to_use_digital_signage.pngWhile digital signage is far from new, the technology has developed a lot since it first emerged. Today, digital signage solutions are more cost-efficient, eco-friendly, and flexible than ever. On top of that, modern video displays are built to last much longer than their predecessors ever could.

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5 Reasons You Should Upgrade Your Lobby Signage

Posted by / November 17, 2016

5_reasons_you_should_upgrade_your_lobby_signage.pngLobby signage provides the perfect opportunity to build your brand and show your visitors what makes your company special. Traditional signage is static and too difficult or expensive to update regularly. By upgrading to digital signage, you can create a more dynamic and impactful experience for visitors while saving time, money, and hassle.

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5 Ways Technology Enhances Communication

Posted by / November 8, 2016

5_Ways_Technology_Enhances_Communication_Hero.pngSome new technologies amount to little more than expensive, disappointing toys (you know, the kinds of impractical gadgets you might find in an in-flight catalog). I think it’s fair to say that a headline like Which Smartwatch Sucks Least. Least tells us a lot about the problem with even fairly popular technologies: technology fails to live up to its promise.

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