FEDERAL

NATO turns to secure collaboration solutions for productivity and efficiency

The Polycom team and I recently returned from Mons, Belgium, the site of this year’s NATO Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Symposium (NIAS). This conference brings together thought leaders from today’s communications, collaboration and security solution providers, with decision makers responsible for NATO’s IT infrastructure and cybersecurity.

During the event, …

STATE AND LOCAL

Federal grants driving investment in video collaboration among state and local agencies

State and local governments are responsible for protecting, educating and providing a host of other services to constituents. Unfortunately for many states, they often have to do all of these things with limited resources and reduced budgets.

However, federal grant programs are often available that can make it possible for …

EDUCATION

New!! Center for Digital Education study sheds light on uses and benefits of video in higher education

A complimentary issue brief issued by the Center for Digital Education shares the results of a recently conducted survey of 191 higher education senior administrators, IT leaders and decision-makers. The survey functioned to explore the use of video teleconferencing (VTC) solutions within higher education, and what impact VTC had on …

HEALTHCARE

Telemedicine brings care to children and improves outcomes – a Q&A with Morgan Waller of Children’s Mercy Hospital

Even with health insurance coverage, not all patients have the same access to quality care as others. Geography and other factors can keep a patient from being able to receive the specialized health services that they need.

To help provide quality, specialized care, many hospitals are turning to telemedicine to …

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