QUIZ: What Kind of Collaborator Are You?

February 18, 2016

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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What’s All the Hubbub About Brainstorming?

November 9, 2015

(An earlier version of this post appeared in SMART’s Next Level Collaboration blog.) Who would think there’d be such a fuss about brainstorming? Sitting in a room, coming up with ideas, writing them down — the seemingly harmless activity is practically fraught with controversy. For some, it’s not seen as harmless at all. First, the Basics Find […]

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Five Virtual Meeting Personas – Which One Are You?

October 15, 2015

(An earlier version of this post appeared in SMART’s Next Level Collaboration blog.) As a remote worker, a virtual meeting is part of my daily life. Over the years, I’ve come to notice a few emerging persona that seem to be specific to a virtual meeting. Engaging when you’re working remotely isn’t always easy, and I’m […]

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Sneak Peek: Five Collaboration Ideas from Inside Plantronics

October 29, 2014

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of visiting the Plantronics headquarters in Santa Cruz, California. The business purpose was to meet with a handful of SMART Technologies’ Collaboration Executive Council (CEC) members in a semi-annual meeting hosted by SMART’s customer and CEC member Plantronics. The CEC event was great – I learned […]

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

August 12, 2013

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

July 10, 2013

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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