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Combating Collaboration Inefficiencies

Gary Audin | May 26, 2017 |
Inefficiencies exist, but there are steps you can take to improve how collaboration impacts your overall productivity.

How to Fix Bad Conference Calling

Matt Brunk | May 26, 2017 |
Tips on reporting service issues and setting expectations

Moving Beyond Uber: Crafting a Comms API Future

Beth Schultz | May 25, 2017 |
As Twilio deals with reduced business from Uber, it builds out its API portfolio with an eye on easing the way for enterprise developers.

Polycom, Zoom Connect in Video Collab

Michelle Burbick | May 25, 2017 |
Launch Zoom Connector for Polycom, bridging video room experience to the cloud.

Cisco Flexes IoT Muscle

Zeus Kerravala | May 25, 2017 |
Releases new IoT Operations Platform and partners with Microsoft with aim of simplifying deployments.

Avaya Bankruptcy: Hearing on Reorganization Plan Delayed

Phil Edholm | May 25, 2017 |
While court due to address networking sale today, review of proposed reorganization plan postponed until late June.

Twilio Takes Comms APIs to Next Level

Michelle Burbick | May 24, 2017 |
Introduces "declarative APIs," positions itself to solve more end-user problems.

Will AI Fantasies Live Up to the Hype?

Rajeev Shrivastava | May 24, 2017 |
Artificial intelligence is being put to use in meaningful ways, but it's definitely not the solution to every problem.

Genband, Sonus to Merge

Beth Schultz | May 23, 2017 |
Companies get equal shares of combined entity in $745 million deal.

Understanding Cyberattack Liabilities

Martha Buyer | May 23, 2017 |
Be vigilant, and take corrective actions to keep systems up to date... or risk being sued.

Is There Life After Open Source?

Tom Nolle | May 23, 2017 |
Nobody is going to adopt anything, open source included, if they can't be sure it will meet business needs or they can't understand how to make it work.

Technology Planning Helps a City Grow

Howard Feingold | May 23, 2017 |
A city uses technology planning to expand and improve information technology services in order to meet citizen demands while maintaining its historically strong financial standing.

Genesys Unveils New Customer Engagement Model

Michelle Burbick | May 22, 2017 |
New G-Nine customer success model brings in AI, bots, IoT, asynchronous messaging, and app automation to enhance the digital customer experience.

Cisco on AI: The 'Future of Collaboration'

Michelle Burbick | May 22, 2017 |
With new Cognitive Collaboration group, Cisco deepens its commitment to giving a 'voice' to Spark.


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Enterprise Connect 2017
May 31, 2017

In the days of old, people in suits used to meet at a boardroom table to update each other on their work. Including a remote colleague meant setting a conference phone on the table for in-person pa

April 19, 2017

Now more than ever, enterprise contact centers have a unique opportunity to lead the way towards complete, digital transformation. Moving your contact center to the cloud is a starting point, quick

April 5, 2017

Its no secret that the cloud offers significant benefits to enterprises - including cost reduction, scalability, higher efficiency, and more flexibility. If your phone system and contact center are

May 24, 2017
Mark Winther, head of IDC's global telecom consulting practice, gives us his take on how CPaaS providers evolve beyond the basic building blocks and address maturing enterprise needs.
May 18, 2017
Diane Myers, senior research director at IHS Markit, walks us through her 2017 UC-as-a-service report... and shares what might be to come in 2018.
April 28, 2017
Change isn't easy, but it is necessary. Tune in for advice and perspective from Zeus Kerravala, co-author of a "Digital Transformation for Dummies" special edition.
April 20, 2017
Robin Gareiss, president of Nemertes Research, shares insight gleaned from the firm's 12th annual UCC Total Cost of Operations study.
March 23, 2017
Tim Banting, of Current Analysis, gives us a peek into what the next three years will bring in advance of his Enterprise Connect session exploring the question: Will there be a new model for enterpris....
March 15, 2017
Andrew Prokop, communications evangelist with Arrow Systems Integration, discusses the evolving role of the all-important session border controller.
March 9, 2017
Organizer Alan Quayle gives us the lowdown on programmable communications and all you need to know about participating in this pre-Enterprise Connect hackathon.
March 3, 2017
From protecting against new vulnerabilities to keeping security assessments up to date, security consultant Mark Collier shares tips on how best to protect your UC systems.
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.