One thing we all have in common is – regardless of our job functions – we meet to get work done. I believe meetings can be amazing game-changers. When people can meet and collaborate from anywhere in the world, at any time, we can accomplish so much more.
This week at Cisco’s Collaboration Summit in Phoenix, we made a series of significant announcements regarding the convergence of the Cisco Webex and Spark platforms. This included a new Webex Meetings application, a new Webex Teams application (formerly known as Cisco Spark), the new Webex Assistant, and the Webex Share hardware device.
How many times have you wanted to use a conference room only to find that the room is in use? Or how often have you reserved a time, only to find that some other group is running overtime? Wouldn’t it be great if you could make both the booking and management easier?
Enter YaRooms, the easy to use, all web-based meeting room and office booking system.
Yesterday was a big day in the world of Cisco Spark. We announced enhancements to the base platform and interface, a new endpoint in the form of Cisco Spark Board, and more. In a development environment in which we’re constantly iterating and improving our products, it’s exciting when we have so much to say that we need to proclaim it from the mountaintop.
Collecting a half-dozen engineers in a snowbound mountain cabin is a surprisingly effective way to get creative. So are Friday afternoon “break talks” with engineers lounging, connected by a video wall to coworkers in other locations. Fostering leading-edge innovation has always been top priority.
By: Andy Abramson
For years WebEx has been the modern standard which businesses called upon for conference calls and collaboration. WebEx replaced the former generation’s old style conference calling services which were mostly dial in, reservation-based, and often expensive.