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Robin Gareiss

Robin Gareiss is president and founder of Nemertes Research, where she oversees research product development, conducts primary research, and advises leading enterprises, vendors, and carriers. She serves as chief financial officer, as well.

For the past 23 years, Robin has advised hundreds of senior IT executives, ranging in size from Fortune 100 to Fortune 2000, analyzing their use of mobile technologies, communications services, and UC architectures. She also has developed industry-leading, interactive cost models for some of the world's largest enterprises and vendors. She is a widely recognized expert in the communications field, with specialty areas of mobility, collaboration, managed/hosted communications services, and branch-office technologies. She is a sought-after speaker at conferences and trade shows, presenting at events such as Nemertes Navigator360, IDG.s IT Roadmap, UBM.s Enterprise Connect, Enterprise 2.0, Interop, Mobile Business Expo, and CeBit.

Before joining Nemertes, Robin shaped technology and business coverage as senior news editor of InformationWeek, a leading business-technology publication with 440,000 readers. Prior to joining InformationWeek, Robin served in a variety of capacities at Data Communications magazine, where helped set strategic direction, oversaw reader surveys, and provided quantitative and statistical analysis. She won several prestigious awards for her in-depth analyses of business-technology issues.
Robin also taught ethics at the Poynter Institute for Advanced Media Studies. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and American Medical News. Robin has a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana. She lives in Illinois with her husband and four daughters.
 
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March 8, 2017

Enterprise IT's ability to innovate is critical to the success of the business -- 80% of CIOs agree. But the CIO role has never been more challenging than it is today, with rising operational respo

February 22, 2017

Sick of video call technology that make participants look like they're in the witness protection program? Turns out youre not alone. Poor-quality video solutions can give users an unprofessional ap

February 7, 2017

Securing voice communications used to be very simple since it was generally a closed system. However, with unified communications (UC) you no longer have the walled protection offered by a dedicate

February 24, 2017
UC analyst Blair Pleasant sorts through the myriad cloud architectural models underlying UCaaS and CCaaS offerings, and explains why knowing the differences matter.
February 17, 2017
From the most basics of basics to the hidden gotchas, UC consultant Melissa Swartz helps demystify the complex world of SIP trunking.
February 7, 2017
UC&C consultant Kevin Kieller, a partner at enableUC, shares pointers for making the right architectural choices for your Skype for Business deployment.
February 1, 2017
Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares a status report on the UCaaS market today and offers her perspective on what large enterprises need before committing to UC in the cloud.
January 26, 2017
Andrew Davis, co-founder of Wainhouse Research and chair of the Video track at Enterprise Connect 2017, sorts through the myriad cloud video service options and shares how to tell if your choice is en....
January 23, 2017
Sheila McGee-Smith, Contact Center/Customer Experience track chair for Enterprise Connect 2017, tells us what we need to know about the role cloud software is playing in contact centers today.