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!! Cleveland Institute of Music brings world class music instruction to students via video

Budget constraints have forced many schools to dial back the classes they offer in the arts, foreign languages and liberal arts subjects. Schools focus instead on core subjects that are pertinent to standardized testing – such as English alongside Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses.

In this environment, classes …

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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