Videoconferencing

Polycom unveils the latest in Polycom Trio at InfoComm

by Elizabeth Tarry June 22, 2018 Business
Polycom

If you missed InfoComm this year then you missed a big week of announcements for Polycom – but don’t worry, I’m here to summarize the latest!

Vidiquette Series: TMI

by Gabby Giles January 9, 2018 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to navigate content sharing while video conferencing. She reminds us that there is an option to share your entire desktop or just a file. Sharing your entire desktop could lead to embarrassment, as there could be personal content that does not need to be shared with your co-workers. […]

Vidiquette Series: Sour Cream and Onion Breath

by Gabby Giles December 29, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to handle background noise. Background noise affects everyone’s ability to hear and be heard, which can be frustrating while video conferencing. Noise from sirens, dogs barking, and chewing can affect important meetings. Polycom makes video conferencing easy through Polycom® NoiseBlock™ technology that does the muting for you, and […]

Vidiquette Series: No Stripes, No Checks, No Service

by Gabby Giles December 28, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains the value of wearing the right clothes while video conferencing. Pinstripes, complicated patterns, or check designs can distract the technology from focusing on your words and ideas. Don’t make a camera like the Polycom® EagleEye™ Director work overtime by wearing complicated patterns! Polly also stresses that it is important […]

Vidiquette Series: Introduction

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

Vidiquette is defined as simple tips for better video conferencing. Since video has become an integral part of the modern work environment, video etiquette is increasingly important. Polycom’s Polly Calm has a new guide called “The Polycom Guide to Vidiquette”. It is geared toward teaching video users the most common video mistakes and how to […]

Vidiquette Series: Witness Protection

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains the importance of remembering that you are on camera. Activities that were acceptable or undetectable while using audio conferencing are now noticeably distracting over video conferencing calls. This includes multitasking, filing your nails, checking your phone, or eating. Another thing to remember is to avoid unnecessary movements. Once the […]

Why Your Office Needs a Huddle Room

by Gabby Giles July 13, 2017 Business
Polycom

ZK Research found that for every hour-long meeting, 15 minutes is spent managing the room’s technology. That means 25% of every meeting is wasted! The modern work environment is constantly changing and doesn’t have time to waste. Employees want spaces that are equipped for short, informal meetings and can quickly adapt to their needs. Unlike […]

Attend ScanSource Communications 2017 sUCCess Tour to Find Out How to Increase Your Profitability

by LaVonda Huskey March 28, 2017 Enterprise
Barco Edgewater Networks Plantronics Polycom

ScanSource Communications 2017 sUCCess Tour Coming to a Location near You! Get out of the office, hit a few golf balls AND find out how to maximize your company’s UC investments, all in one day!

Introducing the Polycom® EagleEye™ Director II

by Elizabeth Tarry February 22, 2017 Enterprise
Polycom

Today, more people than ever are using video as a way to communicate across the globe.  Traditionally, conference rooms have been equipped with one camera at the front of the room.  While this allows people to still communicate and enjoy many of the benefits that video technology brings, there are some limitations for users.

7 Benefits of Skype for Business

by Jennifer Clark November 28, 2016 ScanSource Communications
Skype for Business

Instant messenger software is quite common in the workplace as it’s often easier to answer a quick question via IM chat than waiting for an email to be returned. Additionally, software for videoconferencing and multiple user conversations and file sharing is also common in professional environments. But now, Skype for Business allows businesses to combine […]