FEDERAL

Increasing utilization of video a main focus for NATO at C4ISR Conference

Last week, the Polycom team was in Bucharest, Romania for the NATO C4ISR Conference. This conference was organized by the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency and AFCEA, and featured “highly experienced and well respected top specialists from military, industry and academia” as well as an exhibition of today’s …

STATE AND LOCAL

Jason Mercier of Washington Policy Center makes the case for remote testimony

When important legislation is being discussed and debated in state legislature, it is essential that experts, stakeholders and other individuals be represented and have a voice so that well-informed decisions can be made.

State legislatures are located in state capitals so depending on the size of the state, an expert, …

EDUCATION

Common Core State Standards: Why video teleconferencing is essential for leveling the educational playing field

When compared to other nations, the United States continues to struggle with education. While the country enjoys a high literacy rate and a proficiency in many different areas of knowledge, worldwide rankings have not been kind. One of the factors at play is the disparity in education between individual states. …

HEALTHCARE

New!! Silver Chain connects in-home healthcare professionals and patients

Rural areas provide one of the largest challenges to the healthcare industry. In addition to specialists and other healthcare providers being in short supply, the delivery of care often requires the expensive transportation of a patient, or significant travel on the part of the patient. While this transportation or travel …