The VoIP Report Weekly Roundup – June 23, 2017
Missed something on The VoIP Report? If so, check out the weekly roundup June 23 and see what happened in the world of VoIP this week.
This week on TheReport we discuss the importance of company culture and why businesses need to make it a business priority in 2017. We also share insights into 4K and why this tech may be the next big thing for video conferencing. Finally, we talk tech and collaboration and why it’s becoming more affordable year after year.
If you missed any of our articles or any of this week’s industry news check it out below.
The Importance of Company Culture
Company culture matters because it has a direct effect on recruitment and retention. And, that, in turn, helps a company achieve its business goals.
Create a culture that promises to give employees an encouraging, innovative and rewarding career, and you will attract great people. When social media shapes attitudes and opinions, a strong, positive reputation is essential.
The Rise of Affordable Tech and Collaboration
Ask successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to what they owe their success, and they’re likely to reply strong ambition and dedicated teamwork. Look at Hewlett and Packard, Jobs and Wozniak They all put in long hours tossing ideas back and forth, building models and tearing them down. What is amazing is that they had no technology to speak of, at least not compared to what we have today.
How could they? We wouldn’t have it either had they not succeeded in their ambitious projects. In fact, neither team had an office, not in the beginning anywhere. Like many a rock band, they worked out of a garage.
Contrast their makeshift working digs with the rambling campuses of today’s tech giants. While many view their ultramodern structures, free cafeterias and convenient transportation excessive. These, along with amenities like napping pods and ping pong tables, are actually meant to foster that same ambition and teamwork. The reason for convenient transportation and free cafeterias is to keep their employees onsite and working overtime.
4,000 Reasons Why 4K is the Next Wave of Video Conferencing
Like a tsunami steadily approaching the shoreline, 4K video conferencing is poised to shake things up when it gets here. Those who live along the shoreline usually have an advanced warning so they’ll be ready when the big tidal wave hits. Thanks to all the publicity surrounding 4K resolution, prudent businesses and IT professionals won’t be taken unawares, either.
There’s HD and then there’s HD. HD or High Definition refers to the sum total of pixels that make up the clarity and detail in a video. Back in the 1990s, video camera manufacturer, awed by its resolution rushed to adopt 720p HD. But they quickly abandoned it when 1020p HD came along right behind it.
Why? Pixels! The p stands for pixels, and the number for how many make up the horizontal resolution. 720p HD has a full resolution of 1280 pixels x 720 pixels. 1020p video was noticeably better because it has 1920 x 1020-pixel resolution. So, can you imagine the video you can get with 4K’s 4096 X 2160 UHD. Here’s a hint. U stands for ultra.
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