The use of video collaboration solutions can accelerate business performance in many ways. Of course, there are the obvious impacts in the form of lower travel cost, and the increase in employee productivity from being able to participate in meetings from the office instead of standing in lines at airports. Decision-making is also accelerated since meetings can be called instantly – with little notice. And there is the practicality of employees being able to attend meetings virtually even if they aren’t able to participate physically due to weather, sickness or other circumstances. The bottom line is that video collaboration allows us to move ideas instead of people. [Read more…]
I remember the day my daughter asked me why the sky was blue. It seems simple enough; we see the sky as blue, therefore it’s blue. Little did she know how much mind-blowing science was happening to produce what appeared so obvious to her. As adults, we know that the process of sunlight reaching Earth’s surface is complex, based on a unique system of dependents and variables. Yet all we need to do is simply look up to enjoy it. We don’t have to do anything extraordinary to experience it. [Read more…]
More and more businesses are allowing for a more flexible working culture, however this isn’t the case for all. If like, 50% of Canadians, you endure harsh-weather-winter conditions, commuting six months of the year may be the bane of your existence. Let’s look at some benefits of the fluidity of working for home. The next time your boss insists you come in during a blizzard, you’ll be prepared: [Read more…]
The professionals at Algo Communication Products Ltd. have always been quick on the trigger to tout the benefits of upgrading our client’s communication systems. As has been iterated within previous articles, Cloud technology is one of the driving forces behind digital transformation in the contemporary business landscape. What many fail to understand is precisely how fast these changes are occurring. ZK Research, which is a company that specializes in surveying the IT landscape, recently published a Cloud-centric study that combined survey and technical information obtained from a variety of companies. The findings of this research indicated that Cloud technology is growing seven times more rapidly than on-premise, hardware-based solutions.
As the old adage goes, humans are social creatures. While other animals survive through tooth and claw, we are beings who have learned how to thrive in our environment through the power of communication. This fact is best illustrated by taking a look at some of the most ground-breaking inventions of the past two centuries – a category that has only grown, and will likely continue to expand, as time runs on. From the telegraph to the land-line, the ingenuity and resourcefulness of mankind is something that has allowed us to flourish and develop new ways of interacting with one another… [Read more…]