“Seeing is believing, and with video you see people’s reactions and misunderstandings are therefore much less frequent than in a simple phone conversation,” Gaebisch explained.Video collaboration has improved team performance, and Luther is noticing a culture change is taking place. People are choosing to hold meetings using video, including through IBM Sametime and on Polycom HDX room systems, which are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform – the most comprehensive and interoperable software infrastructure for universal HD video collaboration. Because the Polycom Platform is based on open standards, Luther is able to hold secure video meetings with customers, partners, and other law firms even if they are using other providers’ products. In early October 2012, Polycom announced powerful enhancements to the RealPresence® Platform, including the industry’s first open standards-based SVC (Scalable Video Coding), with 3X HD multipoint video call capacity for greater scalability, dramatically lower TCO, superior performance, and backwards- and forwards-compatibility to protect customer investments. Luther conducts a wide range of meetings and collaborations over video, including:
- Team communication and visually collaborating and sharing data in real time on cases
- Witness interviews, case work
- Recruitment interviews
- Manager and executive internal and team meetings across multiple locations
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