Millennials (and the children of millennials) have grown up with technology. Communicating digitally is very familiar to them- in fact, it’s preferred. Today’s college and K-12 educational systems are realizing that they need to adapt to their digitally-inclined audience.
Skype for Business is the latest conferencing and collaboration tool. You can connect from any device and share/work on documents with others in real time. Skype for Business also connects with all other apps in Office 365, uniting your information across all platforms. Learn more about Skype for Business and how Veraview can help your company utilize all of its features by scrolling through our Sway presentation below.
Yammer is the newest way to connect your company, brought to you by Office 365. It’s similar to a “corporate Facebook” but with a multitude of added features, such as the ability to share and collaborate on documents in real time. Check out our Sway presentation below to learn more about how your company can benefit from using Yammer!
Delve is a new app in the Office 365 environment that allows you to discover files within your organization. Delve enables you to look up co-workers and see what files they have shared and are working on, you can also see your own files or view files that Delve has recommended to you based on your position in the company. Delve also has built in analytics to track where you are spending your time. Learn more about Delve in our Sway presentation below:
Sway is one of the new apps included with Office 365. Sway is a great tool for marketers as it makes creating presentations easier and more dynamic than ever before. Below is a Sway presentation we created to show you all of its capabilities. Let us know what you think.
You’ve seen the invitations and we hope you’ve already registered but just in case you haven’t, we’ll give you one last chance. Veraview and Millington Lockwood have partnered to host the biggest open house of the spring, focused on “The Collaborative Work Space”. Our partnership couldn’t be more complimentary, Veraview specializes in collaborative technology and a large part of Millington Lockwood’s business is providing furniture solutions to firms that accommodate and maximize their use of technology. Our goal throughout the event is to highlight this relationship between the space in which we work and the technology we use. Seminars given by industry experts will provide insight into growing trends and innovative technology while Millington Lockwood’s furniture idea center will set the backdrop for ad-hoc demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on engagement. Our lineup of speakers include Polycom, Mersive, Extron, and AMX. Continue reading
Video wall outside of the Montreal Museum of Art
I’m sure you’ve seen them before, in certain cities it seems like they’re everywhere; no, not rats, I’m talking about video-walls. Just this past New Year I was in Montreal and came across an awesome installation outside of a museum. Not only do I see video walls in my leisure time, I see the video walls we install for our customers and it really is amazing what they can do. So, who wants a video-wall, and why?
Let’s face it, AV and IT are converging but your average IT guy isn’t an AV pro. This may come as a surprise and you may start to wonder, “how come I can’t go to Best Buy and hang the TV myself?” The short answer is, you can; the right answer is, you shouldn’t. Why shouldn’t you?
The AV industry has changed quite a bit since we were in high school. The days of overhead projectors and combination DVD/VHS TVs on carts are long gone. The same holds true in our corporate spaces, what was once a projector, screen, and wall plate is now a Crestron touch panel and room scheduler, wireless collaboration devices and HD video conferencing.