Huddle Up! The Rise of Small Group Video Collaboration

At Tely, we believe businesses need to champion small group video collaboration technology. That’s because small groups are where most of the workplace collaboration happens. Legacy video conference rooms? They’re usually larger than most of us need. And laptops and … Continued

Secrets to a Better Huddle Space – Part 2

Wondering how to turn huddle spaces from zero to hero? This is Part 2 (read Part 1 here) of a list of things you need to consider when designing huddle spaces for your team.

It goes without saying that easy-to-use video conferencing technology like the Tely 200 plays a big part. Collaboration sessions often happen with remote team members, so video is important because it allows participants to see vital non-verbal cues. Non-verbal cues accounts for up to 93% of communication.

Secrets to a Better Huddle Space – Part 1

Not all huddle spaces are created equal. Some flourish, delivering on their promise of improved collaboration, while others sit unused and neglected like yesterday’s tuna salad.

So what makes the difference between a good huddle space and a bad one? More importantly, how can you design huddle spaces your team will actually use?

Tely to Improve Collaboration in Enterprise Huddle Spaces

Demand for video collaboration technology that works in huddle spaces is growing. Millenials, who literally grew up using advanced communication technology, are a driving force behind this demand. For them, and many people in the workforce, visual communication leads to be better collaboration and productivity.
But neither traditional nor consumer grade video collaboration technology works effectively in huddle spaces. The former is too expensive to be deployed in scale, not to mention too clunky for easy use. We’ve all seen, or been a part of, enough of those awkward hunched-over-a-laptop meetings to know that laptops and mobiles devices aren’t ideal either.

When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

Starting a business has never been more exciting. The startup economy is rich with opportunity, innovation and potential. But at the same time, it is also fraught with high-stakes risks. And while it may be scary to take that leap of faith, jumping into the deep end of the startup pool is significantly less intimidating once you understand and assess these risks.

In my experience as a serial entrepreneur (having sold one company and taking another public), I have found there are five key risks in starting any business. Fortunately, if you are able to identify these risks early on and determine how to approach them, you will up your chance for success.

With new telyHD Software v4.5, Tely Labs upgrades telyHD Pro to the only video conferencing endpoint built for the cloud.

What’s New in telyHD Software v4.5? An all-new user interface that’s both simpler and more powerful, and lots of new features and functions. But the real news is that with new v4.5 software, we’ve upgraded our appliances to become the only video conferencing endpoints that can be optimized for use with the leading cloud-based video conferencing services. Or as we like to say, telyHD Pro is now “built for the cloud”.

Why Meetings Matter

Think about conference rooms. The places in our buildings where we go to meet with each other. Why? Because you – and your team – are probably spending more than half of your work day in meetings, if you’re anything like the managers that were studied in an IEEE report on workplace productivity. Up to 70% of our average day, in fact. Now there’s a thought!