Published on 2012-06-15 12:07:00
By Bob PrestonHello followers!
Published on 2012-06-04 14:20:00
By Bob PrestonI doubt Pete Townsend of the band The Who envisioned the true freedom of mobility from a technology perspective when he wrote the song Goin’ Mobile in 1971. The truth is that the song was written while Townsend was touring the countryside in his mobile home.
Published on 2012-05-30 23:55:00
A string of violent storms
Published on 2012-05-26 10:49:00
By Bob PrestonIt’s been a surreal week for me having just left Polycom and moving on in my career after a great 5+ year run at the company.
Published on 2012-01-10 23:19:00
The Dreamcatcher Campaign helpsfamilies in need in the North County San Diego Community. Will you helpby making a contribution?By Bob Preston.This is a first for me in my blogging career, to ask for help as I collaborate with my North County San Diego community and Online followers to drive toward a fundraising goal for a great cause I have recently volunteered and committed to lead. It is called Dreamcatcher and it is charitable campaign to raise funds to help families in needs through my loca [..]
Published on 2011-12-30 16:35:00
By Bob Preston It is fair to say that voice, video conference, content sharing, and telepresence collaboration solutions can be utilized throughout any organization for a variety of purposes, even as recently show on the Simpsons! (note Polycom SoundStation conference phone on the table). Furthermore, the way in which such tools are used (the application in a business process) can be quite different depending on the functional department or line of business (LOB) in which collaboration solutions [..]
Published on 2010-11-10 01:13:00
By Bob PrestonToday I spent the morning at a virtual CIO event – Leveraging Unified Communications across the Global Enterprise – hosted by Polycom via telepresence in their Executive Briefing Centers (EBCs) in Santa Clara, London, New York, and
Published on 2010-10-27 11:18:00
By Bob PrestonI vividly remember my first week at Polycom about four years ago. I was orienting with the company in the West coast, Silicon Valley, corporate HQ and had spoken to a great job candidate on the East coast who would be one
Published on 2010-08-27 17:08:00
By Bob PrestonThis week marks the one year anniversary of my blog. It's unbelievable to me that it was 12 months ago I launched with my inaugural post Why I'm Blogging About Collaboration. Now, still blogging and 30 posts later, I'm
Published on 2010-08-09 14:54:00
By Bob PrestonLearning the ABC's. Fundamental building blocks we all absorbed as children. As the Unified Communications (UC) market heats up, the concept of ABC takes on a new meaning and it's anything but child'
Published on 2010-07-31 19:06:00
By Bob PrestonI've been a mountaineer and outdoor enthusiast my entire life but have never taken the time to write about my experiences in the wild. So, here we go ... this will be fun!Left-to-right: Scott Buckley, Mike Tracey,Me (Bob Preston),&
Published on 2010-07-15 18:27:00
By Marci PowellNothing can be more enjoyable than waking in the morning to the cool aromatic breeze of the Mediterranean Sea. I recently returned from the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) association’s education conference
Published on 2010-06-12 06:33:00
By Bob PrestonThis week I had the opportunity to attend the Hammersmith Echocardiology Conference 2010 at Hammersmith Hospital near London, England. I was participating in the event along with my colleague, Andrew Graley, Polycom Healthcare Mark
Published on 2010-05-25 10:38:00
By Andrew GraleyDuring a recent visit to the 15th International Meeting of the American Telemedicine Association in San Antonio, Texas, I sat in on an early morning special interest group (SIG) for technology. There are eleven SIGs within ATA, a
Published on 2010-05-19 12:13:00
When implementing collaboration solutions, organizations seek to leverage their existing investments in communications systems. As I blogged about in my post of April 28th, The Intersection of Unified Communications and Collaboration, the integration
Published on 2010-05-06 14:13:00
By Bob PrestonOn the surface it would seem that the goals of educational institutions and private enterprise would be completely disparate. Like comparing apples and oranges. One has the objective for providing knowledge for the betterment of society