Field Notes: Video Conferencing for Business Conversations

This past week saw my first experience with video conference calling - something obvious to consider in these tight economic times. Some observations - I got quick feedback that my original camera position was disconcerting for the others. I had put it off to the side, which made me look “off camera”, almost in profile, while in conversation. As I thought about it, I agreed - because if I was looking at me, it would be weird / annoying. I…

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Third Time’s the Charm? Blackberry Bold

I recently had to part ways with my Blackberry Pearl - some heartache, I suppose, but time and product innovation march on. There is a lot to like about the Blackberry Bold - I am definitely happy to have made the change ... <aside> ... although my inner conspiracy theorist sees a case of planned obsolescence. Apparently, others have experienced the same problem - a sticky trackball that refuses to scroll down. Try as I may, nothing would improve the…

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