April 28, 2020
THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY: POLY
Host: Penny Conway
Guest: Joe Mukherjee - Director, Systems Engineering Americas Channels and Canada Joe.Mukherjee@poly.com
Guest: Lane Shelton, Vice President of Microsoft Center of Excellence
The strike of COVID-19 around the world has found us all in different situations, many have been lucky enough to still work and learn from home, adapting to the changes in how to communicate and to collaborate in times of social distancing and uncertainty. Video has certainly eased our lives, brought us closer to our loved ones and allowed us to keep on with our jobs.
In today’s episode, Penny Conway welcomes Joe Mukherjee and Lane Shelton to talk about what are the technologies that are here to stay and to share their thoughts about how the future of video and voice looks like.
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[1:21] Joe Mukherjee and Lane Shelton introduce themselves.
[4:00] What is the value of video now?
[5:50] Everyone is mass adopting video as a means of communicating, learning, and working.
[7:12] Is working from home perdure in time?
[7:24] The benefits of working from office vs working from home.
[10:00] Joe and Lane share their predictions for the near future regarding virtual work.
[14:40] Customers are slowly embracing Microsoft Teams.
[17:30] Today there are 44 million subscribers to Microsoft Teams.
[19:24] Strengthening the levels of security.
[20:45] There will be a need for redesigning the workplace.
[22:30] Microsoft is achieving the balance between security and agility.
[26:06] The new normal will become an improvement.
[26:49] The three pillars of the modern workplace.
[31:16] This crisis brings the opportunity to have better relationships with customers and coworkers.
[31:40] Joe wishes the connectivity among human beings stays after the crisis.
[33:20] The quality of our relationships has improved.
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