Written By: Randy Marcotte

Revisiting the Perfect Video Conferencing Series: Building Conference Rooms in a Post-COVID World 

Greetings to all our dedicated readers and newcomers alike. I’m Randy Marcotte, the President of DCS Global. Five years ago, we embarked on a journey to explore the intricacies of crafting the ideal video conferencing environment. Our series, “Build a Conference Room and Don’t Get Fired,” delved deep into the pivotal aspects of constructing the most effective rooms for video conferencing. We highlighted the essential factors that ensured not just the success of the room but also the satisfaction of those who used it. 

Fast forward to today, the world has undergone a seismic shift. The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped how we perceive and utilize video conferencing. With a significant portion of the global workforce adapting to remote work, the importance of video conferencing has skyrocketed. Moreover, the technological landscape has evolved, bringing forth innovations that were once considered futuristic. Among these advancements, the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out, offering transformative potential for video conferencing services. 

We all changed, right? I did. Our customers did and the very nature of the workplace has evolved.  Be in control of how change impacts you. 

As we stand at this juncture, it’s only fitting that we revisit our series. We aim to reflect on the changes, understand the new challenges, and provide insights into building conference rooms that cater to the demands of this new era. Join us as we navigate the post-Covid realities of video conferencing, delve into the latest technological advancements, and explore the burgeoning role of AI in enhancing our virtual interactions. 

Stay tuned, and let’s embark on this enlightening journey together. 

Warm regards, Randy Marcotte President, DCS Global.

Here is the overview and what we look forward to presenting to you and your team. 

How to Set Up a Video Conference Room Without Getting Fired: The Things You Can’t Miss 

Our professional services team is excited to present this series of blog posts on creating the most DYNAMIC, PERFECT video conference room, ready for all your COLLABORATION needs. DCS Global – Dynamic Collaborative Solutions is now the new home for Perfect Video. The merger of our teams has helped both brands excel and we wanted to share some of what we have learned by listening to our customers. We’ll review not only strategy considerations but also softer elements like training and documentation needs. Through this blog series, you will truly learn the key factors to consider in building a Video Conference Room without getting fired. 

Stay tuned as we document key items all audiovisual deployments should review.  Here are the key topics in this series: 

  1. Have a Checklist- How to set up a Video Conference Room. – The 5 things to discover when designing a video conference room 
  2. Explore the Do’s and Don’ts of conference room audio solutions. 
  3. Standard Video Conferencing Room Design: 6 things to consider. – Including the most common mistakes when installing, supporting, and maintaining video conference solutions 
  4. Everything you should know about the conference room video camera, the software behind it, and the AI technology that will impact, enhance, and change your experience. 
  5. Market trends that you should be prepared for and how these platforms do more for you than enable your meetings. – Video conferencing as a behavior change activity rather than a tool to facilitate work! 
  6. Most common mistakes are made when creating a strategy and support plan for video conference solutions. 

About DCS Global & Perfect Video Conferencing 

DCS Global is a collaboration, consulting, services, and audiovisual (AV) integration company that provides various services related to digital signage, wayfinding, and kiosk manufacturing and deployment. The company specializes in creating interactive and engaging experiences for customers, visitors, and employees.  

Their services include:  

  1. Digital Signage: DCS Global designs, installs, and manages digital signage systems that help organizations effectively communicate with their audience. These systems can display content such as images, videos, and live data, and can be customized to meet the specific needs of each client.  
  2. Wayfinding: The company offers wayfinding solutions that help people navigate complex environments such as hospitals, airports, and campuses. These solutions use interactive maps, directories, and other tools to guide visitors to their desired destinations.  
  3. Kiosk Manufacturing: DCS Global designs and manufactures custom kiosks for various industries, such as retail, hospitality, and healthcare. These kiosks can serve a variety of purposes, such as self-service check-in, product information, and customer feedback.  
  4. AV Integration: DCS Global also provides audiovisual integration services for businesses of all sizes. These services include the design and installation of audio and video systems, conference room setups, and video walls.  

DCS Global offers a comprehensive range of services to help organizations enhance their communication, customer experience, and operational efficiency through innovative digital solutions. 

About PVC  

Perfect Video Conferencing (#perfectvc) is an Audio Visual and collaboration services company that specializes in designing and deploying cutting-edge video conferencing and collaboration spaces. Recently, PVC merged with DCS Global, and together, they offer a comprehensive range of products and services that are guaranteed to deliver an immediate ROI for their customers.  

With a strong focus on design and deployment, Perfect Video Conferencing is committed to delivering solutions that offer some of the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) in the industry. Their team of experts works closely with customers to understand their unique requirements and design solutions that are tailored to their specific needs.  

Perfect Video Conferencing’s solutions are designed to help organizations of all sizes and industries enhance collaboration, improve productivity, and drive business success. Whether it’s a small meeting room or a large conference center, they have the expertise to design and deploy video conferencing and collaboration spaces that meet their customers’ needs.  

In addition to their design and deployment services, Perfect Video Conferencing also offers a wide range of products, including video conferencing equipment, audiovisual solutions, and collaboration tools. Their team of experts provides ongoing support and maintenance to ensure that their solutions continue to deliver value over the long term.  

Overall, Perfect Video Conferencing (#perfectvc) is a leading provider of audiovisual and collaboration services, delivering innovative solutions that help organizations improve communication, collaboration, and productivity. With their recent merger with DCS Global, they are now even better positioned to help their customers achieve their business goals. 

About Randy N. Marcotte 

Randy N. Marcotte is an accomplished business leader and President of DCS Global, a leading communications and collaboration company. With a proven track record of success in the industry, Randy has a strong background in organizational change, sales enablement, and customer satisfaction.  

Before his role at DCS Global, Randy was the co-founder and CEO of Perfect Video Conferencing, which merged with DCS Global to provide a broader range of solutions to their clients. As the former owner and manager of Change Experts, Randy brings a wealth of experience in driving growth and success for businesses of all sizes.  

Randy is passionate about building lasting relationships with his clients and partners and providing innovative solutions that deliver exceptional value. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling the world, skiing deep powder, and participating in marathons. Randy has completed 22 marathons around the world and will be completing his 23rd marathon in Nice, France this fall.  

With a dedication to partnership, value, innovation, and excellence, Randy is proud to join the team at DCS Global and looks forward to continuing to bring new solutions to their loyal customer and partner base. 

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