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Telehealth: The next big health care game changer is happening now

Telehealth: The next big health care game changer is happening now

Posted by Vishal Brown

Over the past few years, electronic medical records have changed the way health care practices capture information and interact with patients. Many practices have replaced paper applications and scribbled notes with electronic forms, laptops, tablets and digital dictation devices. As important as this transformation has been and the benefits it promises (e.g. more accurate records,…

 
Global UC Market Predicted to Reach $16 Billion

Global UC Market Predicted to Reach $16 Billion

Posted by Vishal Brown

It’s exciting to think about what’s in store for unified communications in 2014. For starters, multiple research firms are predicting big growth for this technology. Transparency Market Research predicts the global UC market will reach $16 billion by next year and TechNaviopredicts nearly 16% growth rate between 2012 and 2016.

 
Survey shows video’s popularity as essential business collaboration tool

Survey shows video’s popularity as essential business collaboration tool

Posted by Vishal Brown

My most recent post in our ongoing blog series in Smart Business, addresses results from a Polycom survey. Specifically, decision-makers worldwide view video conferencing as the essential team collaboration tool. Of more than 1,200 decision-makers surveyed in 12 countries, 96 percent agreed that video conferencing removes distance barriers to improve productivity among geographically scattered teams. The respondents noted that, in addition…

 
A Primer on Federated Communications

A Primer on Federated Communications

Posted by Vishal Brown

With EnterpriseConnect around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to revisit this article on Federated Communications, which ran in No Jitter.  Tight integration and federated user identities across IT and communications are key to building powerful solutions that help users be more productive and efficient. At a high level, federated communications occurs when multiple…

 
4 Reasons Why Enterprise Video Must Evolve and Integrate

4 Reasons Why Enterprise Video Must Evolve and Integrate

Posted by Vishal Brown

In this month’s Smart Business, I wrote a piece that talks about how as enterprises build out video platforms to enable seamless communication across their organization, they want to make sure that applications are scalable for future growth. Sure, video can enrich collaboration, but not if it’s tacked on as piecemeal. To achieve fully unified…

 
Visit Yorktel At An Upcoming Event

Visit Yorktel At An Upcoming Event

Posted by Samantha Osowski

By Samantha Osowski New technologies are constantly altering the way companies communicate, making it overwhelming for IT decision-makers to stay up-to-date. Yorktel is committed to serve as a resource, providing thought leadership to help companies harness the power of technology. Visit us at these upcoming events to learn more, and check out our full event…

 
Looking at Video Conferencing

Looking at Video Conferencing

Posted by admin

By Bin Guan, Chief Technology Officer for Yorktel (@YorktelCorp) As I recently wrote about in the Cisco Tribune, although video conferencing has been available for over three decades, recently introduced technology has dramatically altered the industry landscape. Video and audio quality are much better, while the actual systems are getting much smaller and less obtrusive….

 
Options Beyond Skype For Enterprise Video Conferencing

Options Beyond Skype For Enterprise Video Conferencing

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services Technical difficulties might not be a big deal when you’re just using Skype to chat with distant cousins overseas. But when you rely on technology to support communication and collaboration across a large enterprise, your video conferencing tools better be suited for the task. Tools like Skype may suffice…

 
Taking the Hassle Out of Video Conferencing

Taking the Hassle Out of Video Conferencing

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Author: Vishal Brown, VP Professional Services Video conferencing and visual communications should be as easy and reliable as dialing a phone – but with the intricacies and obstacles of video, that’s not always the case. First, there’s the challenge of building and deploying enough capacity to support the technology at an enterprise level. Then, there’s…

 

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