FEDERAL

New!! DISA’s Betty Linney talks distance learning at the 2014 FGDLA Awards

As the federal government works to cut costs and decrease budgets, agencies have had to adapt. One way they’ve adjusted is by adopting distance learning technologies, which allow them to dramatically decrease travel expenses while also significantly broadening their reach.

On August 14, 2014, Betty Linney, who has spent over …

STATE AND LOCAL

Native integrations make video more accessible to all levels of government

The Polycom Public Sector team spent the majority of last week at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) at the Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital. This annual event brings together Microsoft customers and partners, and highlights the innovative technologies and trends impacting the way organizations of all …

EDUCATION

Campus Technology Conference shows colleges hooked on video and looking for more

Late last month, the Polycom team had the opportunity to attend the Campus Technology Conference. This event brings technology directors, CIOs, CTOs and IT administrative staff from universities nationwide together with industry leaders and technology experts to discuss education trends, best practices and the latest technologies.

This year’s conference …

HEALTHCARE

How video collaboration is bringing down costs and improving patient care

The use of collaborative technology to deliver healthcare has been around since the early 1960s, when NASA used telemetry devices to monitor astronauts’ vital signs during space flights. The proliferation of these technologies into everyday use, however, has been slow.

With the costs of collaborative technology decreasing and the technology …

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