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Gartner has named Zoom a Leader in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing. This is the second time Zoom has appeared in the Gartner Magic Quadrant; we received Visionary status in last year’s report. The criteria used by analyst firm Gartner to evaluate companies selected for the Magic Quadrant evaluation included completeness of vision and […]
Where has the appreciation for non verbal communication gone? We have an innate desire for social interaction; to talk and be heard, to listen and understand, to share and learn, to see and be seen. This is especially critical within a business context, when we are concerned with the success of various business operations rather […]
Have you ever had the feeling you’re being screwed over? It might be at a car dealership when they’re talking about undercoating fees and extended warranties. It might be when the sales person tells you that the dress you’re trying on gives you “Michelle Obama arms,” when you know they actually look like two giant […]
Goodbye Offices If you’ve been to a Silicon Valley company in the past few years, you’ve probably noticed one thing: private offices have disappeared, even for many executives, replaced by open configurations of sitting and standing desks. There is a hard reality behind the reconfigurations: real estate costs have risen, leading to a significant drop […]
We’ve heard ‘em all. Myths about Zoom, myths about video conferencing. We’re here to set the record straight by debunking the top five myths we’ve heard one-by-one. Consider this MythBusters: Zoom Edition! Myth # 1: Video Conferencing Software is all the Same When a company comes around to the fact that hardware video conference systems […]
Video conferencing has come a long way since the days when state-of-the-art webcams were only capable of delivering a picture with an anemic resolution. And that wasn’t so long ago. We’re talking about progress that has been made over two decades. But once you put that all aside, the state of video meetings is still […]
Video is really, really important at Zoom. Let us put it this way: The engineer ultimately responsible for our video quality and reliability sits right next to our CEO. The two of them literally share an office. It’s no wonder this PhD engineer and his team obsess over the visual experience of Zoom, spending day […]
Yep, it’s Back to the Future Day, that impossibly distant date into the future that was so difficult to imagine — October 21st, 2015 — and yes, some of us are starting to feel old right about now 🙂 As you might recall there were a number of crazy inventions which were common-place in Back […]
When you’re working independently, if you just sit around and wait for a client to pop up, you’re going to be waiting for a very long time. Independent businesses have to really put in the work for people to take notice, and for this reason you need a special set of skills (like Liam Neeson’s, […]