Sheila McGee-Smith

Sheila McGee-Smith, the founder of McGee-Smith Analytics, is a leading communications industry analyst and strategic consultant focused on the contact center and enterprise communications markets. She has a proven track record of accomplishment in new product development, competitive assessment, market research, and sales strategies for communications solutions and services.

McGee-Smith Analytics works with companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to start-ups assessing the competitive environment for communications products and services, including product assessment, sales force training and white papers. Her professional accomplishments include authoring multi-client market research studies in the areas of contact centers, CRM, data networking and the wireless market. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, user group meetings and sales meetings and an oft-quoted authority on news and trends in the communications market.

Ms. McGee-Smith has spent thirty years in the communications industry, including 12 years with The PELORUS Group. Earlier in her career, Ms. McGee-Smith held sales management, market research and product management positions at AT&T, Timeplex and Dun & Bradstreet. Her views on the market can also be found on Twitter @mcgeesmith.

Recent posts by Sheila

October 14, 2015
Service providers have been touting SIP Trunking for nearly two decades as a better alternative to PRIs, because of cost savings, flexible routing and better handling at peak load. Yet over 50% of ent...
September 22, 2015
SIP Trunking services are maturing, and enterprises, in turn, continue to increase their deployment of SIP Trunks as a way of saving money over legacy PRIs. But SIP Trunking isn't an end in itself; S...
August 26, 2015
Turning the current flood of available data into meaningful intelligence requires business leaders to look beyond the traditional data center toward technologies like cloud, automation, virtualization...