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Scripps Networks Adopts Collaboration Tool from LogMeIn

January 23, 2013

join.me, the instant online meeting and screen sharing service from LogMeIn is helping Scripps Networks Interactive to bring together its product development and project management teams in the country.

Scripps was using a traditional formal Web conferencing solution for team collaboration before deploying this primary internal collaboration tool. The decision to change from a traditional solution to join.me was based on the latter’s simplicity, speed and comparative value, as well as the company's familiarity with other LogMeIn products.

Scripps Networks Interactive develops high-profile, lifestyle-oriented content for media platforms. join.me is being used by the Scripps product development and project management teams in New York, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, and third-party vendors based in the U.S.

“The intuitive nature and fast start time of join.me make our daily product development meetings much more productive and effective, while opening the doors for more ad-hoc collaboration sessions between teams,” said Bud Ketterl, vice president of Project Management at Scripps Interactive Networks, in a statement.

Two year old join.me has crossed the 50 million participants mark. LogMeIn is offering a free version of join.me that delivers without the requirement of registration or additional plug-ins.

"Scripps' adoption of join.me is a great example of how modern businesses can boost collaboration between geographically disparate people and teams," said Lou Orfanos, director of Collaboration Products at LogMeIn.

LogMeIn provides essential cloud-based services to individuals, businesses, and IT organizations for remote access, collaboration, customer care, and remote IT management.

The company was in news last year when it was chosen to give web-based device support to Continuum partners.

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Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli

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