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Don Van Doren

Don Van Doren brings 25 years of experience as the founder and president of Vanguard Communications, a leading independent consulting firm in call center, contact center, and interactive voice response technologies and solutions. Don and Vanguard are known throughout the communications industry for consistently high quality engagements and for ongoing contributions to industry development through speaking engagements, news articles and publication of books, white papers and other reference materials. Don is one of four co-founders of UCStrategies.com.

Don sees Unified Communications as an area that will build on the learning and experience of the contact center industry. Though UC solutions will touch many other business processes than those served by contact centers, the principles of integrating communications into the business processes are consistent between contact centers and UC. Just as contact centers enriched customer service and lowered cost by managing and informing the communications events with business process information though both customer self-service and personalized agent interactions, UC will accelerate and enhance the many other business processes by linking information and software assistance into the communications for those processes and the related employee jobs.

 
Recent posts by Don


September 15, 2016
Over the past few years, unified communications has promised to improve employee efficiency and bring disparate communication modes together. But the end result has been vendor lock-in and limited fle...
August 24, 2016
The modern workplace has undergone significant change, and traditional ways of communicating and getting work done are no longer effective. These days, working smarter and more effectively is the diff...
August 10, 2016
Enterprises are increasingly considering Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) as the basis for their communications infrastructure strategy going forward. But some have been reluctant to commit...