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James Campanini is GM for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region. He joined BlueJeans Network with over 22 years networking experience and is responsible for continuing the growth of BlueJeans throughout the EMEA region. Prior to BlueJeans, James spent 17 years at Cisco Systems where he held various Senior Sales and Partner Management positions and was Managing Director for the WebEx business in EMEA and LATAM for three years. He was successful in driving the WebEx SaaS growth and developing a strong partner-led strategy. Most recently James was responsible for Cloud Strategy and Sales across Cisco EMEA, developing the ecosystem, programs and GTM for cloud services across the region.

Is Outdated Collaboration Tech Hindering Flexible Working?

Mercer recently revealed that 51% of employees want more flexible working options in their business. This is supported by research from Vodafone which found that 86% of workers now claim flexible working to be one of their main requests from an employer. But despite the demand for flexible working increasing, the reality appears to be different. Recent findings in the United States have revealed that the number of workers who worked partially or fully from home dropped from 24% in 2015 to 22% by the end of 2016. The reason being that large enterprises such as IBM believe that “bringing people back together will lead to faster, more productive, and more creative workers.” Of course, the benefits of remote working are well documented. A study from Vodafone found that 83% of employees working...

Discovering The ROI Of Live Video Technology

Adopting live video tech within the workplace has proven to be a popular choice for employees, however its full productivity and monetary benefits are still yet to be realised. Research has found that 92% of companies use video conferencing to stage regular internal meetings, and 69% use video for ad-hoc communications between team members. When you also take into account the growing demand for flexible working – where seamless collaboration tools are key – amongst the 18-24-year-old set, spelling a future where live video is put to work. For businesses looking to implement live video-based working practices, measuring ROI is critical. However, many businesses unsurprisingly have some hesitation when it comes to implementation. There are certain qualifying questions that businesses should ...