Robin Raulf-Sager

Robin Raulf-Sager

Robin Raulf-Sager is head of global communications for video collaboration at Logitech. She was previously director of corporate communications at SMART Technologies and director of communications for Radvision. Robin has led global high-tech corporate communications programs for more than 15 years and is passionate about unified communications and collaboration. She has an M.S. and a B.S. in communications from the University of Illinois. Contact her at

A Walk Down Memory Lane


Nearly six years ago to the day, Cisco closed on its $3.3 billion acquisition of Tandberg. Although it was announced six months earlier, the path acquisition was impeded by investor challenges and regulatory hurdles. During that time, I was part of the Polycom PR machine that highlighted the fact that with Logitech’s recent acquisition of […]

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QUIZ: What Kind of Collaborator Are You?


A version of post blog originally appeared on SMART’s Next Level Collaboration blog. In a previous post, I explored the value of and various approaches to brainstorming, where I also I touched upon synchronous and asynchronous collaboration and the benefits of each. When it comes to collaborating at work, we all have our favorite way getting the job done. […]

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Innovators to Laggards: Where Do You Fall on the Technology Adoption Curve?


(An earlier version of this post appeared in SMART’s Next Level Collaboration blog.) Occasionally, I come to grips with the fact that I’m in my mid-forties… especially when I look at how far technology has come since I was a child. Every once in a while, something comes up with my kids, and it makes me feel […]

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The Secret to Supporting a Successful Remote Team: It’s no secret really. Communicate, collaborate, connect.


(An earlier version of this post appeared in SMART’s Next Level Collaboration blog.) Remote work is on the rise, increasing 26 percent from 2013 to 2014 according to a recent Entrepreneur article. Many see it as the wave of the future, and others view it as something better suited for the self-employed than the corporate powerhouse. […]

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A Non-Expert’s Opinion on Why Videoconferencing CAN Help You Land That Dream Job


There’s been a lot of attention lately around using video conferencing during the interview process — mostly negative. Even Fox News is saying it’s bad. I don’t agree. And while, I personally haven’t commissioned a study like DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University did (Video Killed the Interview Star), I have seen real-world examples […]

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Avaya Video Collaboration Solution Heats Up Video Conferencing for SMEs


It’s been two weeks since we announced the Avaya Video Collaboration Solution for IP Office at InfoComm 2013, and we’re seeing great traction in the market!  The Video Collaboration Solution offers simple, comprehensive and affordable video collaboration to small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs). The solution integrates with Avaya IP Office, our flagship unified communications solution […]

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Top Five Benefits of Cloud-based Video for SMBs


While “the cloud” has been a bit of a buzzword in the past, the reality is that reliable cloud-based, real-time communication solutions are available now – and these offerings are proving to be robust, efficient and a cost-effective alternative to premises-based technologies. What’s more… cloud-based services can help level the playing field between SMB’s and large enterprises […]

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Video Conferencing Security 101


Like any IP-based technology, video conferencing is subject to security threats, and IT managers must factor security into their purchase and deployment decisions. Last year, there was a lot of talk around thepotential vulnerabilities of room-based systems. This year, I’m hearing a number of concerns around WebRTC building security into browser-based communications. Sally Johnson of TechTarget wrote an interesting piece on WebRTC and […]

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