TEECOM Marks the First Anniversary of its Dedicated Team in Europe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Leading integrated technology consulting firm TEECOM has seen recent growth and expansion of its UK-based operations covering Europe, Middle East, and Africa, in the year that also marks the 20th anniversary of the company. Led by TEECOM Principal Blair Parkin since launching in April 2016, the highly skilled team has enjoyed industry recognition … Read more

TEECOM Expands Service Reach with New Portland, Oregon Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oakland, California, USA — A virtual reality research environment. The world’s largest digital planetarium. Elegant single-card security access for a technology campus. TEECOM’s design engineering talent has brought all of these immersive experiences to life — and now the fast-growing firm brings its talent to Portland, Oregon. TEECOM’s new Portland office answers a … Read more

What Is the Internet of Things and How Will it Change the Way We Work?

Between email, phone calls, video conferencing, and that quaint “in-person” method, people continually expand on how to keep in touch with one another. The most inefficient part of the communication chain is the human element. So what happens when the human element is removed from the communication practice? Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT)! It’s hard … Read more

New Parkland Hospital Case Study

Healthcare facilities are complex, high-risk environments, increasingly reliant on a technology infrastructure that facilitates patient care but can frustrate if delivered poorly. In this case study, TEECOM shares valuable lessons learned during our design of the integrated telecommunications, security, audiovisual, network, wireless, and voice over IP systems for the new 2,800,000 sf Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. The … Read more

Solving Conference Room Acoustics Problems: Three Often-Overlooked Strategies

No matter how much money you invest in a videoconferencing system, you’ll inevitably be disappointed in the experience if your conference room acoustics are bad. Conference room acoustics are frequently a challenge because these environments tend to be full of hard surfaces: gypsum board walls, glass, tables, screens. All of these elements create what is referred to … Read more

Blair Parkin Joins International Technology Consultancy TEECOM as EMEA Principal

  Blair Parkin, who has achieved renown for more than 30 years of innovative work as a technologist in many sectors, has joined integrated technology consulting firm TEECOM as principal, based in Brighton, UK. Blair will lead TEECOM’s technology services for the EMEA region, continuing the firm’s highly active and expanding business in Munich, Berlin, Dublin, … Read more

TEECOMfit: Creating a Culture of Wellness, One Step at a Time

Like most knowledge workers, the engineers at TEECOM get a mental workout every day, solving our clients’ problems. But physical exercise? That’s another story. Most of our work is done in front of a computer, and while we have redesigned our offices to encourage movement and changes of posture, we face the same challenges most people … Read more

“Texas Big” Technology Guides the Patient Experience at Parkland Hospital

The patient experience at a large hospital is often defined by stress and anxiety. Patients are vulnerable, and healthcare facilities impersonal. Trigger points are basic but overwhelming, and can include worries such as, “Why doesn’t the nurse remember my name?” “How do I know where to go next?” “How will I know what to expect?”

Are Bots in Your Future? Three Trends Shaping Workplace Technology

This post was co-authored with Alex Serriere, TEECOM principal, CTO, and Director of Research. The technology landscape continues to change, each year bringing not only new tech but higher expectations from end users about that new tech. Consumer technology in particular has seen the most dramatic advancement. It’s up to enterprises to deploy technologies that align … Read more