Archive for February, 2017

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. 

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?