Rick Smith Brings Change To Telecommunications Industry

Rick Smith is becoming well known for his innovative ideas and progressive take on business structure. He has worked with several telecommunications companies and led them toward great success. He became the Chief Executive Officer at Securus Technologies Inc. in 2008. He also served as their company President and he is their Chairman. While at Securus, Rick Smith had proven he excels in leadership positions. He has improved all aspects of the company and they are now miles ahead of their competitors in terms of products, services, and customer service. Rick Smith holds Securus in high regard and encourages them to produce services that are excellent and high quality. This has led to being used in 2,600 corrections and police facilities all over the United States. They continue to grow in popularity and more than a million inmates currently use Securus to make phone calls.

Rick Smith believes that customer service is vital to the success of a company so he makes sure that their service representatives and performing and providing top quality service to all of their customers. It is due to this hard work by Rick Smith that Securus has been able to develop a call center that is rated very high. People love to use the company because they are always developing something new but still maintaining their promise of exceptional quality. Rick Smith has an engineering background and he uses this to stay up to date on the technology world. He is working to make Securus into the most progressive telecommunications companies and so far he has been highly successful.

He has received a lot of praise for the technology investments he has made for Securus. This is what led to them being the first telecom company to be able to implement video chat capability into their services are corrections facilities. This is huge for the inmates and their families because it allows them to see each other without tracking several hours for visitation. This service is also beneficial to the facility itself because they are able to save money which is always necessary. It has also made the corrections facilities safer because they do not have to worry about a lot of visitors coming in every day. Rick Smith also plans to offer a biometric service that will use the video camera to identify the inmates. This will be done using facial recognition and will completely revolutionize the corrections industry.Rick Smith has an associate’s degree, a Bachelor’s in Engineering, a Master’s in Engineering, and an MBA. He worked at the Global Crossing North American Inc. for more than 25 years and this is where he was able to really develop his leadership and business skills.

Technology in the Education Sector- Class Dojo

The world has been experiencing the advancement and expansion of the technology every day. Technology advancement has been positively affecting all industries. The Education industry has also not been left behind. Technology has enabled parents, students, and teachers to connect, and parents can quickly know the progress of their child in school.

Class Dojo is one of the leading and the fastest educations apps. Class Dojo is a Classroom communication app which was established with the primary purpose of creating a positive classroom culture. Class Dojo was founded in 2011 by its co-founders Liam Don and Sam Chaudhary. An organization based in San Fransisco, California was built on an active mission of providing students, teachers, and parents the power to design astounding classroom. Since its foundation, Class Dojo has been assisting students to build social, emotional skills while on the other hand helping parents know what is happening in the classrooms at the comfort of their homes.

Since its inception, Class Dojo has been experiencing a tremendous expansion with the organization raising more than $21 million to help them fund for the project as well as helping them advertise their product to assist student’s activities, behavioral, and social improvement in school. The primary purpose of the app according to one of the co-founders Sam, is to guide conversation at home and heighten learning and development their children are doing in school.

Class Dojo assist teachers in making schedule of activities that are well known to parents. The program is rendered on a daily basis. Teachers can easily use the app to send pictures, and videos to parents for them see their children’s activities. Regardless of the competition, the app has bee facing; it prides its self for being used by more than 85000 schools in the United States of America ranging from private, largest public schools to charter schools. The app is used by kindergarten teachers to grade 8, and the founders are planning to expand their product to more schools in the United States.