This morning, BART unions officially went on strike, throwing thousands of commuters off from their usual rides into work. In preparation for the strike, the BART site offered alternative commute plans for regular riders, one of them being telecommuting. With over-congested roads and public transit, there’s no better time to give video conferencing a try. You could try going into work, but it looks you won’t be able to get there anyway…
Two years ago, the founders of Blue Jeans envisioned that the way people meet and work would change dramatically with the globalization of a mobile workforce and the expansion of technology to enable every kind of device. And we have heard some terrific stories from our users - from sign language application to virtual wine tastings.
With 200 locations across North America, Veolia Transportation is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit, from bus, rail, paratransit and others. Their highly distributed workforce presented a challenge in sharing best practices among a geographically dispersed staff.
Today we’re really excited to announce the arrival of Blue Jeans 2.0. With a redesigned UI, easy, one-click meeting access, enhanced content sharing, and new admin controls, users are equipped with features to empower greater face-to-face video collaboration for the business user and IT administrator.
GAVI Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase access to immunization in the world’s poorest countries through cutting-edge medical technology. Through GAVI’s efforts, the organization has contributed to averting an additional four million future deaths through 2015.
The team is really excited to attend Infocomm in Orlando next week, June 12-14. Be sure to stop by the conferencing pavilion to hear our CEO, Krish Ramakrishnan, speak on “Cloud and Video Conferencing: The Future of Enterprise Collaboration,” Thursday, June 13th, 8:00am.