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Corporate Learning and Training Essentials to Boost Performance

By Danielle Chazen

Many new employees may come into their roles with relevant degrees and similar past experience, however, most of what is learned happens on the job. From individual company nuances and policies to required HR trainings, corporations are looking to offer their employees with corporate learning programs. Additionally, with the growth of technology, nearly every industry continues to evolve and be…
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Video Conferencing Technology: Innovations in Business Communication

By Danielle Chazen

Video conferencing and video-driven tools have grown tremendously in popularity in recent years. The use of video in business has also increased significantly in recent months due to social distancing requirements mandated by the novel coronavirus. Prior to the virus however, many enterprises have been enlisting video conferencing solutions for improved international communication, to facilitate remote work and to save…
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Get Inspired: It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Danielle Chazen

Accessibility and inclusion should be at the forefront of every higher education leader’s strategic goals. Today marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Verbit is highly committed to spreading awareness about the importance of accessibility for today's students. Access can truly make or break the student experience. All students should be given equal opportunities to succeed and participate in the online and…
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The New Norm: Data and Tools To Fuel Effective Virtual Learning

By Danielle Chazen

The pivot from in-person classes to virtual learning at colleges and universities around the world has been an eye-opening experience. Instructors are quickly realizing the power of video to deliver engaging, personalized learning, while students are settling into video lectures and collaborative conferencing calls. It may be easy to overlook one important aspect – accessibility – during the rush. As…
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Verbit Engages Higher-Ed Thought Leaders for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Danielle Chazen

Thursday, May 21 marks the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Accessibility and inclusion should be at the forefront of every higher education leader’s mind and embedded in their strategic goals when designing new courses, providing students with online video offerings, as well as organizing extracurricular events. Global Accessibility Awareness Day is designed to get everyone talking, thinking and learning…
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The Start of Summer Semesters: Making Online Courses More Accessible

By Danielle Chazen

Summer semesters present opportunities for universities to engage new students, as well as allow for existing students to complete more coursework to speed up their anticipated degree completion dates. This summer, most courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, professors who are new to teaching in the online environment can now make it relatively easy to…
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18 to 24 Months: COVID-19 & Legal Industry Implications

By Anthony Sirna

According to a recently released report by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) the duration for the current COVID-19 pandemic, “will likely be 18 to 24 months, as herd immunity gradually develops in the human population.” This viewpoint brings into question a critical timeframe for which society, businesses and individuals will need to act immediately in the…
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Transcription and Captioning for Complex Topics – How Does it Work?

By Danielle Chazen

Today’s business leaders, educators and media professionals are tasked with providing accessible materials to account for a variety of scenarios. From students participating remotely with disabilities to consumers watching news silently, captions and transcriptions are being utilized to make these materials more dynamic and accessible. However, providing basic captions and transcription to ‘check a box’ without utilizing a service that…
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Zoom Breakout Sessions with Unique Verbit Functionality

By Danielle Chazen

As more professionals turn to Zoom to enable their virtual meetings, conferences, training sessions and lectures, they’re becoming more well-versed in the platform and its capabilities. From virtual backgrounds to the ability to add closed captions, Zoom allows for a variety of functions and customization that are benefitting its users. To help those making the transition to remote work and…
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How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Transcription Process?

By Danielle Chazen

Artificial Intelligence and its accompanying technologies have transformed countless manual tasks into automated ones. AI is helping businesses and professionals save much needed time, resources and budgets. AI is now being used to fuel the transcription process. Transcripts were formerly thought of as materials delivered to media outlets after important speeches or to legal professionals in courtroom settings. While these…
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