Your internal client is the most important asset in your organisation. You’ve taken significant time and resources to recruit the right talent. Now that talent wants to work in a positive work space environment with dynamic technology, that works seamlessly.
The way we work is changing. Collaboration technologies are, in my view, more than just tools to allow us to cater for a mobile workforce, or to lower the costs of travel for our people. They are essential to enabling them to do their jobs effectively and efficiently – to share information and ideas with their colleagues, customers as well as with supplier organisations. Put simply, collaboration technologies make new ways of doing things possible.
With more advanced mobile devices, cloud based systems and the move to a more collaborative workspace environment, employees now have the freedom to work from anywhere.
Managed Print Services (MPS) is no longer about managing print output but about managing information.
In today’s business climate, reducing and controlling costs is more important than ever. When a business is preparing its strategies to increase revenues or improve business processes, it may not integrate its document management costs.
Companies that embrace a Managed Print Services (MPS) approach and implement a comprehensive output management strategy can realise substantial benefits
At the 2015 Dublin Chamber of Commerce annual dinner were: Greg Clarke, president of the chamber, Bernard Byrne, chief executive of AIB, Gina Quin, chief executive of the chamber and Jo Malone, the perfume entrepreneur.
Dublin Chamber of Commerce President and Digicom Managing Director Greg Clarke lead a group of 30 Irish business people on a five-day 800km cycle from San Sebastian to Barcelona in a bid to raise more than €30,000 for the Peter McVerry Homeless Charity Trust.
The group, which is also includes Liam Kavanagh, Managing Director of the Irish Times, Mick Sweeney, Director of Customer, Insurance & Investment Businesses at Bank of Ireland, Brendan Foster, Partner, Grant Thornton, set off on the cycle on Sunday morning and arrived at their destination in Barcelona on Thursday. All 30 cyclists participated at their own expense meaning that all money raised will go directly to the Peter McVerry Trust.
Pictured (l-r) were Adrian McGennis (Sigmar), Kieran Garry (Gordon MRM), Pat Doyle, CEO, Peter McVerry Trust, Niall Hayes (Contracting Plus), Dublin Chamber of Commerce President and Managing Director, Digicom Greg Clarke, Fr Peter McVerry, Kathryn O’Connor, Kevin James (Gardiner & Theobold), Simon Horsley (Bentley Systems). Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
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Dublin Chamber’s AGM Dinner 2015, which was kindly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, heard from Greg Clarke in his inaugural address as Dublin Chamber President and Mark Roden, founder of Ding.com and winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.
Greg spoke of his background and driving vision for the Chamber for 2015, speaking particularly of the need for greater support for building the entrepreneurial culture in Dublin and Ireland. Read Greg’s speech in full below:
ISE 2015 was certainly a spectacle to behold, there were several hundred exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest on offer.
Cisco had a very impressive magician at their stand drawing the crowds toward the new sleek MX series products, I kept hearing the same tag line from Cisco reps around the stand “they are now just big phones”. You order one part code and parachute it in.
Maybe not quite as simple as that but it’s certainly getting there with the integration of the Cisco Be6K which allows phones and VC systems to seamlessly operate within the Cisco environment.
The real magic however came from a smaller stand behind, and they were creating quite a stir.
Pexip makes a virtualized software infrastructure which transcodes communication types and lets everybody meet in the middle. It can be deployed on premise, or run in a private or public cloud, and even supports connecting the two if you require scale and flexibility.
To date it was able to take feeds from traditional video conferencing units, soft clients, Lync, Web RTC through your browser or traditional phones and because everybody is meeting in the cloud you are not as worried about firewall traversal.
The Pexip team were showing off some new releases which will allow users to integrate Skype, yes Skype! Not just Skype for business/Lync and the new release also allows a very cool feature where you can leverage your existing video conferencing systems and make a live broadcast through YouTube.
Image: Crowd getting treated to some slight of hand.
Conor O’Neill, Digicom Audio Visual Consultant
The classroom was abuzz with discussion on the best questions to ask in the interview process, and how to elicit ideas and needs from potential clients. In general, InfoComm training at ISE is a tremendous draw, particularly for Peter Fox, sales director of Digicom in Dublin, Ireland. “I come to this event for the learning, to learn more about the industry and the happenings within the industry. I concentrate more on attending classes than going to stands,” he said, adding, “I’m basically in these classrooms or in one of the show-floor Unified Communications or Commercial Solutions Theatres all day.”
By Kirsten Nelson, www.avnetwork.com
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