"Videoconferencing can help save the planet", by Doug Beizer, washingtontechnology.com
One of the most effective ways to reduce carbon emissions is to limit the amount of driving and flying employees must do for work. Videoconferencing has been around for years, and the most recent incarnations of the technology could entice organizations to revisit the idea of conducting virtual meetings.
Roseanne Cohen and Matt Jackson of Polycom Inc., a Pleasanton, Calif., provider of collaborative applications for voice, video, data and the Web, spoke with Staff Writer Doug Beizer recently about how connecting virtually can be part of an agency’s green information technology plan. Cohen is the company’s federal government market manager and Jackson is the senior government marketing manager.
See also Julie Reid‘s take.