How virtual reality accelerates learning on campus

Immersive learning is transforming education as we know it. Imagine you could bring someone from 1880 and show them our society in 2019. A visit to a modern office space would have them baffled by smartphones, videoconferencing and laptop computers. A stop at the local hospital would present them with a way of approaching healthcare that would have been unimaginable for them. Now suppose you brought them to a university lecture hall. Would they see  …>> more

Why You Need The Modern Workspace Microsoft Immersion Experience

Imagine presenting to a large group of people, many of whom speak a different language, and that they all understand exactly what you’re saying in real-time. Imagine a virtual meeting with 10 people in 10 locations where you are able to physically see all of your colleagues, interact with them in real-time across various communication platforms, and share documents and files instantly. Imagine the most productive, efficient, and versatile workspace experience you’ve ever had the  …>> more

Collaboration and the Classrooms of Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on Windows 10 and how it will impact the workplace of tomorrow. The session was both interesting and insightful and it got me to thinking about advancements in technology are changing the way classroom learning at colleges and universities is evolving. And as the great musical poet once noted – the times they are a-changin’. Today’s campus environments are now the domain of  …>> more

Why Smart Hospitals Mean Better Patient Outcomes

Code Blue. The two most intense words one can hear inside the confines of a hospital. Whether it’s from the latest TV medical drama or a real-life situation, just about everyone knows what it means. The words conjure the image of doctors and nurses scrambling to assist a patient in critical distress. In every hospital in the country, it begins the same way – with an audio announcement of a code blue over the PA  …>> more

Take The First Steps Today Towards The Autonomous Network of Tomorrow

Evolve or dissolve. This is the mantra of just about every business organization in the marketplace today. Everyone is under the same pressure to stay ahead of the ever-changing business and technology landscape or face the potentially dire consequences. At the forefront of this modern workplace transformation is the decision by many organizations to transition to an autonomous network. An autonomous network is one where many of the day-to-day network IT decisions and adjustments are  …>> more

Having an Engaged and Productive Workforce Today Requires a Modern Workspace

When I started out in my journey into the business world some 35 years ago, there was so much rigidity and process rigour in everything. There were dress codes like always wearing a suit (not a sports jacket) – you were expected to wear a shirt and tie. The expectation was a minimum contribution of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, working under tight management supervision and rigorous reporting of activity. Everyone had a designated desk  …>> more