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CitiBank has just opened its first “innovative flagship branch,” a bank with cool touch screens and video conferencing, in New York’s Union Square. Citi CEO Vikram Pandit and CEO of Consumer Banking for the Americas Manuel Medina-Mora spoke at the event, as well as Brad Dinsmore, Head of Retail Banking and North America Consumer Banking.
Sure, the technology around video phone calls has been around for many years, but it’s never become a mainstream reality until possibly over the past few years with Webcams, and now, telepresence. But there’s hope for us all if the Miser Brothers can use the technology with ease. Although the technology hasn’t advanced enough where we can shoot out flames or ice streams at each other over the connection. Maybe we need more bandwidth for that to occur.
The world’s largest software company, SAP, recently tried several energy-saving techniques at their first U.S. location in Palo Alto, California, such as adopting solar power, LED lights, electric cars and video conferencing.
With travel costs (and hassles) going through the roof, I’m not surprised that many sales pros are now using web conferencing and web videos to develop opportunities, give demonstrations, and even close business. However, many sales professionals are under the naïve impression that being on webcam is pretty much like sitting down in front of a live customer.
Fluctuating energy prices, new regulations, employee satisfaction and market opportunities are prompting large and small businesses to adopt green technologies.
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