Author: Irwin Lazar

As companies evaluate return-to-office strategies, they are also taking a look at the role video conferencing will play when they reassess how meeting rooms should be designed. The office has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past two years. Not only has its role changed --...

A successful collaboration security strategy requires ongoing assessment and revision. Start the process with these five steps. One of the biggest challenges that has emerged for IT and business leaders since the start of the pandemic is how to minimize security risks presented by the ever-increasing...

Today, most organizations treat UC management separately from network management. When a problem occurs, they must move between disparate network and UC management platforms, often manually, to identify the problem and determine a fix. This approach creates unnecessary delay and inefficiencies and leads to frustrated...

With RAY BAUM’s Act now fully in effect, IT leaders should focus on ensuring compliance, and evolving their strategies to support mobility, remote work, and Next Generation 911 With the January 6, 2022 date for compliance with RAY BAUM’s Act for non-fixed endpoints now past, those...

Giving remote employees the chance to use their Amazon Echo Shows or Facebook Portals when logging in to meetings has advantages, but security and performance concerns remain. Are consumer video devices suitable for business use? An increasing number of these video calling devices for home --...

Supporting varying ways that people work is especially critical as organizations define policies governing work location. The needs of those in the office may vary from those working remote, and everyone’s work style is likely to vary based on their role....

Video conferencing is now a fundamental part of employees' workdays. But managing and storing video content brings some new challenges that must be addressed. Thanks in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, video conferencing is now a staple of enterprise communications. Today, more than 60% of...

Spend time with your meeting app and hardware vendors to understand how they’re addressing meeting equity now and in the future. Driven by the pandemic-led shift to remote and hybrid work, the last two years have seen unprecedented change in enterprise communications. As we look forward...

A mobile and hybrid workforce makes phone location and 911 call routing challenging. Here are some ways to ensure your company is doing all it can to protect employees in an emergency. For those who manage phone systems, a key responsibility is tracking phone locations and...

Dec. 14, 2021 – Dialpad has announced a slew of new features for its Dialpad Meetings app, as well as a partnership with Poly. The new video meeting features include virtual backgrounds, screen sharing enhancements, meeting access controls, and the ability to join meetings from...