What Conferencing Technologies Should be Available in Our Meeting Rooms?

Using technology to bring people together over distance is more and more a common-place activity, but the number of options available to do that is mind-boggling. And getting clarity on a solution is hard. The process is critical and avoids a lot of wasted efforts and brings a cohesive approach to the technology roadmap your organization requires. The ET Group has helped many organizations through this process and we are honoured to represent the City of Toronto in their candidacy for the 2013 Intelligent Community of the Year Award.

Five Common Mistakes in Technology User Adoption

Some organizations readily adopt new technologies and others deploy technology only to have it collect dust. What is the difference between these deployments? There are five common mistakes that organizations make when they introduce new technology to their workforce. Being aware of them will help you avoid making these mistakes yourself.

3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Collaboration in Your Company

Boosting your collaborative capabilities does not have to be a huge investment. To be clear here, I am talking about real time or interactive collaboration which is a combination of 4 different conferencing technologies – audio, web, video and interactive whiteboards (IWB). There is a 3 pronged approach. Upgrading your collaborative experience does not have to be expensive and the returns can be huge. Putting in the right tools to support and enhance how you work together with people and increase your velocity of collaboration is paramount.

Collaborating on Your iPad

The iPad is changing the mobility landscape. More mobile workers and corporate executives are making the iPad and other tablets their device of choice for mobile computing.

I must admit I was a little sceptical of using the iPad to replace my laptop, but without the need to create documents using desktop apps like Word, PPT and Excel, I find the iPad is light to handle, instantly ‘on’ and intuitively elegant in its user design.

But the real powerhouse iPad apps that I found for mobile collaboration really blew me away, not only in terms of how I can connect but how easily I can participate in active collaboration meetings.