82% of Europeans Want Improvements in the Workplace (aka: Better Tech)

September 8, 2023

Research published by Sony Professional Displays and Solutions Europe paints a clear picture of new working habits and preferences from the perspective of both employees and businesses. The report reveals that 41% of UK office workers still prefer to work in an office, and across Europe, this trend is even more pronounced, with over half […]

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Zoom Now Thinks WFH Doesn’t Work As Well As The Company Originally Thought

August 9, 2023

I am sure, by now, you’ve likely read all the stories about Zoom demanding all its employees — living within 50 miles of any Zoom office — start working in the office at least two days a week, some three days a week. This, to me, is a bit ironic as, in 2022, Zoom published […]

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Culture Will Determine RTO or WFH

April 18, 2023

We often use terms like “culture” when talking about companies, and often associate this with whether a place is a good place to work or not. To really understand culture and how it affects the workplace we first need to understand the definition of culture. Culture is the shared values, attitudes and behaviors that define […]

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It’s a New Year

February 20, 2023

Over the past several weeks, people much smarter and more creative than I have made predictions on what 2023 will bring to the AV world. These are always fun to read and keep score of throughout the year. Rather than make predictions, I tend to think about what the important issues will be throughout the […]

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Ask Dr. Ann: How Can We Transition Back Into the Office?

January 23, 2023

With all the changes taking place as a result of the pandemic, what do you recommend organizations consider to successfully transition back to the office? Transitioning back to the office requires more than logistics and out-of-the-box video solutions. It requires quantifying employee and client needs and exploring communications options for sharing information and collaborating at […]

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We Are Doing It All Wrong!

January 18, 2023

How Can We Do Better? In this new world of “Return to Office,” we are faced with an interesting question… what exactly is RTO/what is the “New Normal” and how do we plan for the future of work in that new paradigm. In looking at the landscape, we seem to have companies firmly planting flags […]

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The Space Between: Transitions in Hybrid Work

October 21, 2022

Over the last couple of years, with the shift to remote work, one of the biggest positive changes people really like is that they no longer have a long commute. Living in the Los Angeles area myself, I can relate that not sitting in traffic for 2-3 hours a day is a huge plus. Interestingly […]

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Meeting Room Camera Market Breaks $1 Billion Barrier in 2021 and Continues to Perform

October 4, 2022

By Alistair Johnston Futuresource Consulting The market for meeting room cameras continues to show buoyancy, as hybrid working patterns maintain their presence in the commercial landscape. A new report from Futuresource Consulting shows that volumes increased across every meeting room camera category last year, culminating in 15% volume growth and 19% value growth year-on-year. Meeting […]

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A UCC Device Should Be as Flexible as Today’s Workforce. Meet Coolpo’s AI Huddle Mini.

August 16, 2022

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Chane Huang Coolpo Hybrid work is here to stay. It’s no secret that the workforce looks different than it did three years ago (or even one year ago), and changes in work come with changes in expectations. It’s no longer enough to throw a camera anywhere in a conference […]

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Saving the Office Park

July 5, 2022

I’m sure you’ve all seen the LinkedIn or other social media post that looks like this: “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something […]

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No Hybrid, No Work: My Take on Poly’s Employment Retention Study

March 21, 2022

Poly sent a new report that examines how organizations are responding to employees’ demand for the “ideal space to work from.” The report analyzed data taken on work policies, culture and wellness from over 2,500 global business decision-makers. Titled “Recruit, Retain and Regrow,” the study indicates that organizations who want to succeed must address their […]

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HP Wants To Put ‘Presence’ in the Hybrid Work Era

November 2, 2021

If you’re late to the party, you’d better bring something special. HP Inc. launched “HP Presence,” a portfolio of conferencing and collaboration solutions. In 2015, HP split its operation: on one side is HP Inc., the printer and PC company. The other side, HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) company, deals with enterprise products and services. This launch […]

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Here Come the Millennials — a LAVNCH EMEA Recap

September 3, 2020

Welcome to our second LAVNCH EMEA wrap-up article of the day, where I’ll be recapping for you #AVtweeps the Workforce Session of UCC Collaborative Day. Missed it live? Read my recap below, then register for the LAVNCH EMEA archives. (You must read the entire article to get the CTA, though — no cheating.) I was […]

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