User Experience Goes Well Beyond What’s on the Screen

May 17, 2016

By Michael Frendo Executive Vice President of Worldwide Engineering, Polycom One of my personal pet peeves is the way the tech industry defines “user experience.” If you listen closely, you’ll notice many identify that experience as only what is seen on screen. We often hear a device or application has a “terrible UI” or that […]

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Convergent TechWeek 10/9

October 9, 2015

Telemedicine and the World’s First Virtual Care Center At first glance, it looks like the inside of any office with cubicles and computer monitors – with one exception – many of the employees are dressed in hospital scrubs. These workers are actually nurses taking care of patients, though there are no hospital beds, no waiting rooms […]

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A Grand Day for Polycom With New Market Solutions

October 7, 2015

Today, Polycom marked a 25th anniversary in the industry by announcing Innovative Solutions that will Transform Collaboration Experiences along with being the First to Put People at the Center of Collaboration. They conducted a pre-launch day yesterday for press and analysts (which I was invited to but unfortunately was not able to attend), followed by an […]

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The UCC Roadmap in 2015 – An Audio Interview with Michael Frendo of Polycom

June 16, 2015

Over the last several years we’ve seen the realm of Unified Communications and Collaboration grow exponentially, with new players consistently entering the market and building on technologies in cloud computing, virtualization, mobility/BYOD as well as providing extensive interoperability and integration with Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business. Certain companies, which had existed as long-standing entities in the AV […]

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Enterprise Connect: The Executive Interviews – Day One

March 26, 2015

I conducted interviews with several UCC industry executives at the Enterprise Connect Show – here are three from day one: Polycom: Interview with Executive Vice President of Engineering Michael Frendo Videxio: Interview with CEO Tom-Erik Lia Corvisa: Interview with President Matt Lautz  

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