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About Joseph Rohde

Joe is a 30+ year veteran in ITC, specializing in the introduction, acceptance and adoption of new products based on disruptive technologies. His wide ranging experience as a Vendor and a Var, in start-ups and Enterprises provides a 360 degree view in doing business. Interpolator is his name (well, twitter handle) and implementation is his game.
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Leapfrogging the Pundits

Persistent Chat and Team Chat are the extent of our imagination?

Astounded. Appalled. Incredulous. And the list of adjectives (punctuated by occasional invective) goes on…

Reading the list of ‘Game Changers’ from Enterprise Connect left me agog.  CHAT is at the top of the list? Chat, the short bursts of text suitable for brief interactions, is not […]

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Don’t hunker! Huddle

CPaaS and Communication Enabled Workflow Defeat Weather
Weather events inevitably interfere with our expectations for work and travel. When the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. endured the dire prognostications of snowy doom, followed by the reality of a winter storm it caused great disruptions.

That event made clear is how dependent people remain in getting to the […]

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EVERYBODY IN THE POOL!

Giving MSPs better options with CPaaS
The list of ‘Cloud Video Services’ gets longer every day, sometimes from new entrants like Amazon Chime, but most often from established traditional players.  They seem to be seeking an answer to the Black Eyed Peas question of “Whatcha gonna do with all that junk…”. And the answer is increasingly […]

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How to Quickly Dial into a Virtual Meeting

Getting connected to your Virtual Meeting Room is Easy.
Different operating systems, platforms and connectivity often make access less than optimal. Even ‘standards’ that are supposed to make things easier can get in the way, as two vendors choose implementations that are valid, but different. And then there are the people that NEED to be in […]

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The Case for Software Defined Collaboration

Software follows hardware like day follows night. While some hardware is always necessary – cameras, monitors and microphones – the core functions of video conferencing are served up effectively on standard servers and VMs. The abilities of up to date PC’s to manage and deliver excellent quality graphics means we can break out of the […]

  • Why are modern video meetings still using retro grid displays?

The real LOOK of modern video meetings

Seeing a title like “The Look of Modern Meetings” in my news feed got me a little excited. Thinking that there would be some breakthrough and new level of interaction and control I clicked to find a (useful) summary of the USE of Video Conferencing today. Disappointed, I set pen to paper, ok fingers to […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Video Collaboration, Viewme|Tags: , , , |1 Comment