At Blue Jeans Network, we believe that collaboration breeds greatness, and that everyone deserves to be seen and heard. We can only imagine what the great minds of history could have created if collaboration had been as easy as a video conference.
In the spirit of collaboration, we took a look back in history to see how timeless great minds worked to improve the way people collaborate and forever shaped the way we communicate and do business:
No one ever said sales was easy. The role requires some serious charisma, persistence, and social savvy. Just to give you an idea of how difficult sales can be, let’s take a look at some numbers. According to research from the Harvard Business Review, only 9.1% of sales meetings result in a sale. That’s assuming you can even organize the meeting in the first place.
Great minds think alike—this idiom is often humorously tossed out when two colleagues come to the same conclusion or suggest similar ideas. But is it true? Fortunately for society it is not. In truth, it is the dissimilarity between and originality of human minds that makes them individually great.
The defining feature of great minds is that they do not approach matters in the same way that others do, great or otherwise. It is the inherent ability to break the mold, think outside the box and approach a problem from a different vantage point that makes a mind “great.”
Blue Jeans Network Inc, is aware of the recent vulnerability known as the “Bash Bug” or “Shellshock,” the GNU Bash Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271).
Video conferencing has a variety of exciting applications for the healthcare industry, allowing medical professionals greater access to information and training. For patients, virtual healthcare has the potential to provide superior care that is tailored to one’s specific needs, regardless of geographic location. Here are some of the uses that are already being integrated into the healthcare industry with Blue Jeans video conferencing:
When it comes to tackling responsibilities, mobility is the name of the game. Advances in mobile technology have given us the ability to handle responsibilities like never before. With new smartphone capabilities coming out every few weeks, more and more job functions can take place on the go.
Command Center is here, and now every Blue Jeans administrator can get insight into service utilization, performance and return on investment for their Blue Jeans deployment. What Is Command Center? Command Center provides service intelligence to the IT administrator to help them embrace the power of cloud-based collaboration. With this new feature, IT administrators won’t have to sacrifice the visibility, measurement and controls they crave through metrics tracking and interactive reporting on both historical and live meetings.
The world is watching the Ebola Crisis unfold; according to the World Health Organization the number of new Ebola cases outpaces the rate at which they can be treated. In addition, the CDC states the 2014 Ebola outbreak is the largest in history and the first in West Africa. Last week, Harvard University hosted a round table disccusion to address this crisis over Blue Jeans video conferencing.
Have you ever been guilty of checking your social sites during an audio conference? You are not the only one! Take our quiz to learn what people do in meetings when no one is watching. The results just might shock you!
Meetings have changed for the better: you no longer need to meet in person to get the job done, which helps companies like yours save time and money. But before you start patting yourself on the back for all the time and money you’ve already saved this year, consider this: even meeting experts need to brush up on their video conferencing skills and knowledge to hold effective meetings. Why? Keep reading…let’s just say you don’t want to be “that guy” in your next meeting.