Dave Michels

Dave Michels is a Principal Analyst at TalkingPointz. His unique perspective on unified communications comes from a career involving telecommunications and IT, including leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies as well as with start-ups. Dave focuses on enterprise communications including UC and video solutions as well as emerging tools for team collaboration. Dave works closely with UC vendors, research and analyst firms, and engages directly with end-users. As the Director of the Innovation Showcase at Enterprise Connect, Dave also spots start-ups and innovations in enterprise communications. A resident of Boulder, Colo., Dave holds an M.S. in Telecommunications from Colorado University. In addition to No Jitter, Dave regularly interprets industry events at TalkingPointz.com.

Recent posts by Dave

October 26, 2016
Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) will change the shape of real-time communications, ushering in a new way to access cloud applications from remote offices. SD-WAN promises significant cost...
October 12, 2016
As business and technology leaders launch digital transformation initiatives, they sometimes put the cart before the horse. Though brilliant ideas for digital transformation may emerge, they simply wi...
September 28, 2016
Enterprises migrating to Skype for Business have choices when selecting the right elements to form a complete Unified Communications system. One thing thats not optional is the need for seamless, feat...