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How to Sell Business Technology During a Crisis

How to Sell Business Technology During a Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted business operations across a broad swath of the economy and left both buyers and sellers reeling. IDC’s modeling of this crisis, The Five Stages to Enterprise Recovery, breaks down how companies respond into five phases.

via IDC

Content Infrastructure: The Backbone of Online Streaming

Content Infrastructure: The Backbone of Online Streaming

The use of streaming services, online gaming, social media, videoconferencing for personal, corporate, and education purposes is on the rise and is expected to grow in the coming years. The changes will significantly alter our daily lives in many ways.

via IDC

Cloud-Based Conferencing Revenue will Reach $4.1 Billion

Cloud-Based Conferencing Revenue will Reach $4.1B

Short audio or video conference meet-ups have replaced the typical 1-hour long mind-numbing in-person meetings that were common at many enterprises prior to the pandemic. Legacy business leaders that were not previously Agile converts have now embraced these online collaboration tools. It’s amazing.

via Digital Lifescapes

Why Video Data Analytics is Moving into the Mainstream

Why Video Data Analytics is Moving into the Mainstream

By 2024, IDC expects this ratio to be 1:10. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the creation of new unique data, the increased consumption of replicated data has fueled the continued growth of what IDC calls the ‘Global DataSphere’.

via Digital Lifescapes

CEO Productivity: How to Improve Your Virtual Meetings

CEO Productivity: How to Improve Your Virtual Meetings

“When you adopt a stewardship mindset, you become deliberate in your meeting decisions from start to finish. Being intentional and making smart meeting choices do not take much time at all — with practice, they can take only a minute.”

via MIT Sloan

How Leadership and Culture Impact Meeting Outcomes

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A good rule of thumb is that if the in-person meeting is terrible, the remote version of the same will be exponentially more so. This means that, in a remote working environment, the way you run meetings becomes crucial to the productivity and cohesion of the team.

via Gartner

How Cloud Services Disrupt the Videoconferencing Market

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In the first quarter of 2016 (Q1 2016), video conferencing revenue declined 22 percent quarter-over-quarter to $701 million due to lower seasonal demand, according the the latest worldwide market study by IHS Technology.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Videoconference Market Update for 2016

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Enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence systems market showed mixed results in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), with overall videoconferencing equipment revenue decreasing 21.1 percent quarter over quarter, but increasing 2.3 percent year over year, according to IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Upside for Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing Market

Total worldwide enterprise video equipment market revenue in 3Q14 was $529 million, that’s up from $483 million in 2Q14. The total number of videoconferencing units sold in 3Q14 increased 16.6% quarter -over-quarter and 16.9% year over year.

via IDC

Why Personal Videoconferencing Demand Drives Collaboration


Following a flat 2012, the global enterprise telepresence and video conferencing market returned to growth in 2013 — up 5% year-over-year to $3.2 billion. Videophones are the fastest growing segment of the hardware endpoint market — shipments doubled again in 2013, passing the 1-million-unit mark.

“Demand for video capabilities is at an all-time high, but businesses are shifting from high-end telepresence suites and multipurpose room systems to lower-cost software and videophones for personal videoconferencing,” says Matthias Machowinski.

via Infonetics Research