7 cool examples of a thriving teams using team collaboration tools
By working with an abundance of ISV partners, we’re adding more value to the Cisco Webex team collaboration tools ecosystem to further help you and your team. From time to time, we’ll share a roundup of thought-provoking content from our partners’ blogs. Here’s the first one for your enjoyment!
#1 – Interoperability between collaboration messaging platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams
Mio provides interoperability between collaboration messaging platforms, such as Webex Teams to Slack and Webex Teams to Microsoft Teams—with more on the way.
Check out this short video of the Mio Webex Teams to Slack interoperability to see it in action:
Mio is a great example of a developer who engaged with our Innovation team, developed a cool product, got invited to our Integrator Program, and now has just been added to Cisco’s resale program in Cisco SolutionsPlus. Read more about this here: dispatch.message.io/mio-cisco-solutionsplus/.
Want to learn more? You can also visit Mio’s website at m.io/.
#2 – Immersive room experiences for better team collaboration
Oblong provides multi-stream content layered on top of Webex in an immersive room experience—all integrated with Cisco Webex Teams, Webex Board, and Room Kits. Their founder, John Underkoffler, was the tech genius behind the computer interactions in Minority Report and Iron Man. It was so cool, that he started a tech company using those innovative principles.
Check out an overview of their Webex and Oblong Mezzanine integration: www.oblong.com/blog/have-you-seen-webex-mezzanine.
And then read what John Underkoffler had to say at Wired Live: www.oblong.com/blog/next-gen-ui-comes-into-focus-at-wired-live.
#3 – The nexus of team collaboration tools and digital signage
You may know Appspace from their industry leading digital signage, but they are much more than that. They’ve created a digital content management system that allows you to create channels and subscribe to them from any Cisco endpoint or Cisco Webex Teams space.
Appspace is in quite a few of Cisco’s global Customer Briefing Centers, so you can see these integrations live.
Check out this video on Appspace’s integration with Cisco at the Cisco Collaboration Open House in Malvern earlier this year. Be sure to watch for the Webex Board running their web app on its interactive touch screen:
Appspace also recently hosted a customer event in New York City. Check out their recap of Day One (blog.appspace.com/2018/10/appspace-meetup-new-york-one/) and Day Two (blog.appspace.com/2018/10/appspace-meetup-new-york-day-2-recap/).
#4 – Leveraging collaboration tools for multi-casting video and video management
Vbrick is the leader in live-streaming content for town halls, leadership calls, and meet-ups. Anytime you need to get the word out to all your employees at scale, you need Vbrick.
Vbrick has been a Cisco partner for a long time, with an extremely close relationship with our product management organizations—that’s what makes their solution so scalable and reliable.
And, because they’ve been a partner for so long, their Webex and Webex Teams integrations keep getting better and better. Check out Vbrick’s recent updates on this subject in their blog: vbrick.com/vbrick-rev-cloud-webex-integration-updates-december-2018/.
In recognition of this great partnership, Vbrick was named the Cisco Collaboration ISV Partner of the Year (vbrick.com/vbrick-recognized-as-cisco-global-isv-partner-of-the-year/).
You’ll also find many excellent articles on thought leadership by visiting their blog. Check out this recent post on content management governance: vbrick.com/why-you-need-a-video-content-management-system-to-ensure-governance-success/.
#5 – Customer intelligence driving amazing customer experiences with collaboration tools
Understanding your customer can make a huge difference for your brand. Local Measure is a leader in aggregating customer social intelligence so companies can deliver exceptional experiences to their guests.
Local Measure embraced Cisco Collaboration because it provides real-time information to the employees, who can then take that information and turn it into an amazing experience for the guest. Check out this blog post from Local Measure for more details: www.localmeasure.com/post/collaboration-software-plus-customer-intelligence-can-extend-your-operational-capabilities.
And, for some thought leadership content from Local Measure, read this blog post about identifying the “shadow guest.” You’ll find it here: www.localmeasure.com/post/identifying-the-shadow-guest.
#6 – Analytics to optimize the collaboration experience
Vyopta is a leader in providing actionable intelligence on unified communication, video, and meeting room usage to make sure your communications infrastructure is delivering for your employees.
They can help provide answers to questions like, “Did your employees have a great audio experience on the call yesterday? If not, where/what was the problem?” Or, “Am I at max capacity for my conference rooms? Are they being used? Should I add more huddle spaces?”
Check out this blog post from Vyopta on how they’ve integrated with Cisco endpoints: www.vyopta.com/blog/video-conferencing/getting-data-cisco-collaboration-endpoints/.
And then read their latest post, which is on collaboration spaces: www.vyopta.com/blog/video-conferencing/the-current-state-of-conference-rooms-and-workplace-transformation/.
#7 – Collaborate with your employees in an emergency
Singlewire is a leader in the emergency notification management space, as related to industries such as education, health care, government, and more.
Check out our latest Webex4Developers blog post, which highlights the Singlewire solution that includes Webex Teams and Meraki integrations: developer.webex.com/blog/emergency-communications-with-cisco-webex-teams-and-singlewire.
Delivering value by integrating with Cisco collaboration, Cisco endpoints, and Cisco APIs
There you have it! Seven great companies delivering critical business value.
We’d also like to invite you to check out our Webex4Developers portal and our collaboration APIs. Come build an app. We’re looking forward to hearing from you. To get started go to developer.webex.com.
If you’re interested in hearing more about any of these solutions, reach out to our ecosystem team at email@example.com or ask your Cisco reseller sales contact.
And finally, check out how Webex Teams can help your team work together more efficiently and productively. Try it FREE at www.webex.com/pricing/free-trial.html.
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