Melanie Turek

Melanie Turek is Vice President, Research at Frost & Sullivan. She is a renowned expert in unified communications, collaboration, social networking and content-management technologies in the enterprise. For 15 years, Ms. Turek has worked closely with hundreds of vendors and senior IT executives across a range of industries to track and capture the changes and growth in the fast-moving unified communications market. She also has in-depth experience with business-process engineering, project management, compliance, and productivity & performance enhancement, as well as a wide range of software technologies including messaging, ERP, CRM and contact center applications. Ms. Turek writes often on the business value and cultural challenges surrounding real-time communications, collaboration and Voice over IP, and she speaks frequently at leading customer and industry events.Prior to working at Frost & Sullivan, Ms. Turek was a Senior Vice-President and Partner at Nemertes Research. She also spent 10 years in various senior editorial roles at Information Week magazine. Ms. Turek graduated cum laude with BA in Anthropology from Harvard College. She currently works from her home office in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Recent posts by Melanie

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...