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11 ways technology updates can save your bottom line

Imagine for a moment you walked into a bank and saw the employees using computers you remembered from the 1980s.

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How AV standardization boosts user satisfaction — and your bottom line

There are plenty of common nightmares about the workplace. Ever have the one where you show up to work one day only to discover you have

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Maximize User Adoption with These 5 Best Practices

What if you threw a party and nobody came? That’s a nearly universal fear. Some outgrow it, but for others, there’s a workplace

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Modernize Your Classrooms with These 7 Technology Upgrades

Today’s college students come armed with plenty of personal technology devices, and they expect the technology in their college and

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Don’t abandon remote work flexibility, improve it [Infographic]

  IBM is the latest company to make the news for rolling back options for flexible work schedules and working remotely.

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How to transform a meeting room into an innovation space

Why do some companies grow for decades or more, while others phase out slowly as fast-moving startups take the reins? It may be a matter

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Reduce Cybersecurity Risks In 3 Simple Steps

When it comes to allocating money in the IT budget, cybersecurity often gets the short end of the spreadsheet. As security and data

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6 Ways to Create User-Friendly Office Environments

There are many factors that impact how productive employees are, but recent research shows that user-friendly office design has one of

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Is it time to invest in virtual reality technology?

If spending more than a year and a half of your life on Facebook -- as estimated in this Mediakix infographic -- isn’t enough, the

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How to Secure Mobile Devices in the Workplace

Workers used to leave work at the office, or at least, they’d be limited to what they could fit in their briefcases. Now your employees,

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Is video conferencing the missing link in your huddle rooms?

Face-to-face communication can produce a greater return on investment, build stronger relationships and make conversations clearer. It's

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Find Out If You Have a Connected Workspace or a Horror Story

Have you ever heard someone in your office proclaim that technology hates them or is being disagreeable? When your team has technical

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The Anatomy of a Great Huddle Room

You can find so many solutions now claiming to be designed for huddle rooms. These spaces are areas designated for easy collaboration

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How to Make Your Meeting Rooms More Accessible

Technology can be challenging to many in the workplace, but if you’re one of the 53 million adults in America who have a disability, it

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The Easy Solution to Your Meeting Room Conflicts

The business world has a love-hate relationship with meetings. You hear a lot about the hate part, but in reality, most workers see the

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A Life-Saving Company in need of Technology Saving

Missouri Employers Mutual (MEM), a workers compensation insurance provider, opened its doors in 1995, dedicating itself to safe working

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Case Study: Capella Tower Transformation

Capella Tower, located in downtown Minneapolis, has welcomed visitors from multiple entrances for over 20 years. And now, after all this

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10 Technologies and Trends to Watch in 2017

The wealth of technologies available to organizations in 2016 often made audiovisual integrations even more complex. Emerging technology

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4 Collaboration Styles and Tech Needs

Variety is the spice of life, and it takes all kinds of collaboration styles to make a company successful. When your work meetings are

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Virtual Reality Market to Increase to $38B by 2020

With Snapchat or Facebook Messenger, you can apply bunny teeth, superhero masks, or any number of filters to give yourself a new look --

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Enhancing the Learning Environment with State-of-the-art AV

In this day and age, there is no escaping the constant technological advances. Technology has evolved our everyday life, especially in

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Your Guide to Comparing Remote Collaboration Technologies

It used to be that when your team had a meeting to discuss a big presentation, true remote collaboration was a challenge. If everyone

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What You Need to Know About Managed Services

What are managed services — really? Support services have been around since way before the days that repair and maintenance workers

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Tech that increases flexibility and saves time in conference rooms

While huddle spaces and remote work are hot topics in work collaboration right now, you don’t want to write off the conference room just

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How to Compare Huddle Room Solutions

You’ve had a lightbulb moment, but you’d have to act on your idea today. You need to share it with your team, but you doubt there is a

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A+ Technology: Tablets as Teaching Tools

The debate over tablets in schools has taken many twists and turns over time. It’s always hard to predict what will happen with new and

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Improve Training Spaces with Collaboration Tech

Remote work is increasing, and it’s likely to become even more commonplace since many companies are seeing positive results. One recent

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Hold the Phone! Choosing Modern Meeting Solutions

How many web conferences have you given up on, instead resorting to a phone call? The trouble with that is remote participants can’t

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Three Ways Flexible Healthcare Workspaces Stretch Your Budget Dollar

Creating departmental budgets might land somewhere between visiting the dentist and the department of motor vehicles on the list of

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Plan to Improve Patient Experience with Digital Signage

There’s an often-cited statistic that 30 percent of first-time visitors get lost in the hospital.

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Golf Fundraiser Supports NSCA's Recruitment Mission

AVI Systems and its manufacturer partners raised over $20,000 for NSCA’s IGNITE Initiative this past Monday, Aug. 22 at Bent Creek Golf

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Make Technology Work for You, Not Against You

Technology has not only improved the quality of life for countless people, but is has changed the way the world does business. However,

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Limit Disruptions when Implementing New Collaboration Technologies

We’re preparing some fun new material to help you create and update your collaboration spaces. But before you start upgrading your

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4K: Are You Ready?

There is no doubt that you’ve heard about 4K, as the technology has been around for a few years. Yet so many workplaces have not

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Work Happily Ever After with Modern Meeting Tech

Have you ever been in a meeting where participants spend an hour hashing out details, diligently taking notes, but they can’t actually

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Make Video Conferencing Easy for All Participants

Once upon a time, if your employer allowed you to work from home, there was a setup process that included ensuring you had an adequate

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Fairy tale Collaboration Starts with the Right Technology

Do your meetings always seem to start off on the wrong foot? Maybe they start late because the host has trouble figuring out the

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13 Questions to Ask an AV Partner

AV partners offer free assessments for communication and collaboration projects all the time. But, what's equally important is your

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Get Real about the Future of Virtual Reality

Virtual reality. Augmented reality. Hyperreality. Technology is taking us from life-like experiences to enhanced reality that might seem

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Smart and Sleek Innovations from InfoComm 2016

There’s never been a time with as much excitement and innovation in the AV industry as now, so it’s fun to see what comes out of

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5 Reasons Your Company Isn’t Embracing Video Conferencing

Video conferencing is quickly becoming a mainstay in modern business. Organizations looking to cut travel and overhead costs while

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Why Mobile Tech a Must-Have for Higher Ed

It wasn’t that long ago that when your college classmate wanted to see your notes from last week’s lecture, you handed them a sheet of

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Take Control of Your Collaboration Spaces

Many companies employ a free-for-all system when it comes to finding meeting spaces. The quest for a collaboration room becomes everyone

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Keeping Hackers Out of Government Conference Rooms

Last year, Chinese hackers accessed the information of 4 million U.S. federal employees. Hackers also infiltrated IRS systems to steal

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Create a Technology Roadmap for the Future

Whether you “hate” change or not, it can be difficult. The speed of change for current technologies makes purchase decisions complex and

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Virtual Meeting Rooms for the Modern Workforce

In the fable of the tortoise and the hare, it is a contest between speed and perseverance.

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Meeting Delayed Because Your Room Lacks the Tech You Need?

It’s your lucky day. The nearest conference room is free for an impromptu call with some members of your team as well as some

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The Connection Between Work and Home Goes Both Ways

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t about things at all. It’s about people and what their connected “things” allow them to do. Technology

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