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Annelise Fasnacht

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Getting To Know Poly’s All-In-One USB Video Bar

Recently, Poly announced that the Poly Studio P15 video bar won this year’s iF Design Award, a world-renowned design prize that "identifies outstanding design, its relevance for business and everyday life awards one of the most important seals of quality in the world." 

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Digital Signage In 2021 And Beyond

Digital signage has been a vital communication tool in the COVID era. During this time of shifting safety protocols and variable levels of risk, easily updated digital signage delivers up-to-the-minute information that  helps people navigate spaces safely. With offices and commercial spaces opening their doors again, digital signage strategies take on even greater importance and utility. Let’s take a look at a few areas where digital signage plays a key role in facilitating business. 

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Managing and Monitoring Your AV and UC Solutions

No matter how many employees you have, whether they work in the office or from home, it is essential that the AV and UC solutions they connect and collaborate are well-maintained and secure. It is also important that your employees, both at home and in the office, are properly trained to take advantage of modern-day collaboration solutions and AV equipment. Solutionz has launched several services for maintaining and monitoring your devices, as well as ensuring adoption and workflow integration for your team. 

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Getting The Most Out Of Microsoft Teams With Poly Devices

According to a recent report issued by IDC Research, 83% of business leaders plan to provide more opportunities to work remotely than before the pandemic, with a nearly identical percentage (84%) planning to accelerate the digitization of work processes via such tools as video conferencing. Offices won’t be a thing of the past, but with more and more options for flexible work arrangements, there will be an increased demand for video conferencing solutions designed for all types of working environments. 

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StarLeaf Releases Spring Updates

As the last year has borne out, companies equipped with adaptable and flexible technology solutions are better able to handle unforeseen upheavals and unprecedented changes in the need for remote work accommodations. While it’s impossible to predict the future, being agile enough to adapt is within your control. StarLeaf’s recently unveiled spring 2021 release adds a host of new tools and features that will have you heading into the future with confidence. 

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Conferencing And Collaborating The StarLeaf Way

Recently named a “Visionary” in Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions, StarLeaf specializes in video conferencing services that are secure, reliable and easy to use. With StarLeaf Cloud, you can connect any hardware endpoint to the cloud and enjoy StarLeaf’s top notch service from wherever you are. Let’s take a look at a few features that make StarLeaf so special. 

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How To Combat Video Conferencing Fatigue

Video conferencing fatigue is real, and you are not the only one feeling it. Whether you’re burned out on feeling like you have to be “on” or exhausted from work colliding with your responsibilities at home, you’re probably familiar with feeling tired after a day of video calls. So let’s take a look at a few strategies for mitigating stress and avoiding video conferencing burnout. 

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Poly Introduces New Line Of Rugged Wireless Phones

The new Poly Rove wireless IP phone solution brings durability and security to meet scalability and cleanliness. Built for onsite employees, Poly Rove phones can be scaled to support up to 1,000 handsets, and each device is ruggedized with an IP65 ratting to be dust-proof, water-resistant and drop proof up to 6.6 feet.

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Make Meaningful Connections While Video Conferencing

It seems that we are all on video calls more than ever, right? But are we present? Are we engaging with our colleagues, clients and employees in ways that makes them feel seen and heard and appreciated? This is a hard time for nearly everyone and human connection is more important than ever. How do we stay focused and accomplish the goals of your online meetings while fostering important relationships? Let’s look at targeted ways we can remain present for the people who make up our businesses.

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Poly Announces New Plug-and-Play Accessories

Although cloud-based video conferencing solutions like StarLeaf Cloud have made it easier than ever for remote users to connect with others, many are still making do with the hardware that came with their home computers. That’s all going to change with the arrival of Poly’s new crop of USB devices. Designed with the work from home environment in mind, these USB devices aim to deliver premium video and audio to everyone everywhere. 

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The New Future Of Higher Education

The rapid shift to remote learning last spring forced institutions of higher education to adapt on the fly. Professors, students, administrators and staff had to reimagine nearly every aspect of the college experience. Now, with a year of hindsight and some idea of what’s to come, we can take stock of the changes we’ve witnessed and make some educated guesses about the future of higher ed in a time of remote learning.

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Get Your Rooms Ready For The Hybrid Work Future

In a recent Gartner survey of 127 company leaders, 82% of respondents said they intend to permit remote working some of the time once employees are able to return to the workplace. With so much work happening off-site, companies will have to rethink how they use their office space. To get the most out of conference rooms and huddle rooms, organizations will be designing spaces for a dispersed work force that isn’t on-site full-time. So let’s take a look at the four keys of hybrid office planning. 

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Making The Most Of Microsoft Teams

As companies rushed to implement remote work plans in 2020, use of Microsoft Teams skyrocketed, with approximately 115 million active daily users logging in to the conferencing and collaboration platform as of November 2020--a whopping fifty percent increase from earlier in the year. Now, as companies plan for a future that will find many employees opting for hybrid work plans and full-time work-from-home arrangements, organizations will be looking for ways to make Microsoft Teams a permanent fixture, both on-site and in home offices. So let’s look at a few ways you can optimize Teams performance to get the most out of every employee, no matter where they’re working. 

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Pexip Announces Private Cloud Option

Pexip, provider of enterprise-wide conferencing solutions, has announced Pexip Private Cloud, a new cloud-based conferencing option that combines the flexibility of a traditional cloud solution and the security of a self-hosted conferencing set-up. With Pexip Private Cloud, customers can take back control of their data and decide where they would like to host it.

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It Takes All Kinds: Respecting All Remote Work Styles

Effective team management often comes down to identifying work styles and implementing practices that accommodate various methods and approaches. It can be a bit trickier to negotiate these various styles in these work-from-home times, so here is a quick breakdown of four remote work "types" and how to handle them.

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