Capturing the imagination

Video is not all about connecting with people from a sterile, office environment. Organisations of all types are using online, face-to-face communications in more creative ways.

Eircom is currently running an innovative pilot project in music education as Enda Doyle, director of business development and innovation for eircom Business Solutions explains.

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Making it personal

Video is poised to undergo a steep growth curve as workgroup or desktop systems find a sweet spot in businesses of all sizes. And this period of strong market adoption is characterised by technology evolution, greater industry co-operation and strategic alliances.

Niall Dunne, country manager for Ireland with Polycom sees strong growth in non-traditional spaces such as ‘huddle rooms’.

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Consumerisation of IT drives adoption of enterprise video

For some, enterprise video conferencing conjures up a somewhat stuffy image of senior executives gathered around a well-stocked boardroom table on a Monday morning, patiently waiting to connect to colleagues in far flung reaches of the globe.

But the reality of video conferencing in the enterprise today is rather different with employees across the business demanding access to video communications as an aid to productivity and efficiency.

And small businesses are just as likely to use video conferencing as their cash-rich, multinational counterparts.

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