8 ways modern technology could help "Mad Men"

By , Network World |  Tech & society, BlackBerry, instant messaging

Polycom SoundStation teleconferencing system

Another stressful aspect of being a well-paid advertising executive are the high-stakes face-to-face meetings with big-name clients such as Lucky Strike, Bethlehem Steel and the Richard Nixon campaign. If our Madison Avenue heroes had access to a teleconferencing system that let them talk to clients without bringing them into the office, it could go a long way toward reducing tension. And if nothing else, the folks at Sterling Cooper could drink and smoke during their meetings and their clients would never know.

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Republished with permission from Network World. (View original version.)

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