Tag 'Video conferencing'

7 reasons people choose Fuze over Skype for getting work done

There is ongoing discussion about the use of consumer tools in the workplace. One of the most widely used tools (besides Dropbox) is Skype. We are often asked how Fuze differs from Skype, so we put down a few core reasons people choose Fuze over Skype for getting work done. Here are seven: Effective meetings

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Big Changes in Web and Video Conferencing

5 Questions with David Mario Smith, Aragon Research Aragon Research recently published its Globe for Web and Video Conferencing, naming Fuze one of the top innovators. We sat down with David Mario Smith, research director and lead analyst, to discuss the major trends impacting the web and video conferencing market and key considerations for customers

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Isaac Asimov would have loved Fuze

by Dean Holmes Science Fiction writers and futurists have made many bold predictions in the past regarding their visions of the future. Many of them have come true. Ray Bradbury predicted bluetooth headsets, flat screen TV’s, and ATMs. Jules Verne wrote about landing on the moon. Edward Bellamy foresaw the advent of credit cards. In 1964,

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Beyond Distance Learning: Making the Most of Video Conferencing at UMass Amherst

by Iris Chelaru, University of Massachusetts Amherst UMass Amherst faculty and administrators often use video conferencing outside the classroom for events, outreach, advising, or cross-group collaborations. With high quality video and audio, flexibility across computing devices, and the ability to accommodate groups without the constraints of a physical location, newer video conferencing tools, such as

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Viva Science! Why Some Meetings Are Exhausting (Literally)

It turns out, meeting fatigue is a real thing. We’ve all experienced bad conference calls, but some just feel more exhausting than others. I’m not talking meetings that are frustrating because of poor preparation and facilitation or because the discussion has little relevance to your job (See The Ugly Truth About Meetings). I’m talking about

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Fuze for Rooms Puts Pressure on Incumbent Video Conferencing Vendors (Aragon Research)

Fuze for Rooms is shaking up the video conferencing industry. David Mario Smith, research director, Aragon Research posted his analysis of how Fuze for Rooms is changing the way customers are thinking about room-based video conferencing. Read the report here: Aragon Research First Cut: Fuze Entry into the Video Conferencing Room Signals a New Price

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How Fuze is Improving Campaign Management

As Fuze’s Customer Insights Director, I hear stories from our users every day about how video is changing the way work gets done. One of the most common stories I come across is video’s use in marketing departments. Because a marketing department interfaces with so many different teams inside and outside the organization, finding better

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Choosing the right hardware for your meeting room

With the new Fuze for Rooms, setting up a room is finally as easy as it should be. You can pick any combination of hardware that supports HD video and works with standard web conferencing software. At Fuze we have some configurations that we use ourselves. For specific scenarios we recommend specific setups to deliver a quality

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How New York City is Using Fuze to Improve the Privacy and Efficiency of Tuberculosis Treatment

Interview with Christine Chuck Director, Field Operations Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease that can affect anyone of any age. TB is spread when someone is around a person sick with active TB for a prolonged and sustained period of time. The New York

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Fuze Redefines Video Conferencing Across Devices and Rooms

Fuze for Rooms allows companies to video-enable offices, huddle spaces and meeting rooms at a fraction of the cost of traditional video conferencing and telepresence systems SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 8, 2014 – Fuze today announced Fuze for Rooms, extending its award-winning video collaboration service from smartphones, tablets and desktops to offices, huddle spaces and

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5 Tips to Launching Fuze at Your Organization

5 Tips To Launching Fuze at Your Organization The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) officially launched Fuze to their entire organization of 1,600 employees last month. The events surrounding the launch of Fuze at UCOP ran over a week; an introduction at the UCPath All Hands on Monday, a booth at the

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The Hidden TCO Goldmine of Web and Video Conferencing

A new Aragon Research report highlights the collision course of web and video conferencing and how organizations are saving up to 50 percent and increasing overall business value by moving to cloud-based offerings like Fuze. The report describes the market disruption happening and outlines key considerations for evaluating vendor

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Keeping it Real Time – Optimize Your Network for Video

by Nate Lee, Director, Technical Operations More workplaces are discovering the benefits of collaboration without regard for physical location as IP-based voice and video conferencing fast become the choice for communication both across the building and across the world. Fuze is opening the door for teams to collaborate in entirely new ways by democratizing the

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Reaching remote regions: How ShalomLearning is using Fuze to offer military families access to cultural education

Debi Himelfarb, Vice President of Operations Over two years ago we started a Jewish education program offering a flexible learning environment for students when they can’t be face-to-face in a classroom. Today we have more than 300 students globally with a special focus on those families in remote regions, as well as those who are

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Ravinia Reading Center: Fuzing across Illinois

At Ravinia Reading Center, we emphasize the undeniable connection between spoken and written language and so being able to hear and see the teacher clearly is critical. Our students learn to independently apply word structure knowledge—phonological, morphological, and orthographic

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