Messaging/Team Collaboration

Erasing Hybrid UC Misconceptions

Marty Parker | November 22, 2016 |
With hybrid UC, optimal solutions for each distinct group of internal and external users must co-exist with each other.

The Big Reveal: Powered by BroadSoft

Sheila McGee-Smith | November 21, 2016 |
This traditional provider of service provider SMB solutions wants to move upmarket -- and come out from behind the scenes.

The Enterprise Gets Serious about Connecting its Workforce

Affronti Michael | November 17, 2016 |
People are ready for workplace technology to mirror the experiences they’ve become accustomed to within their consumer lives.

Keeping Chat Tools out of the Open Office Trap

Yuri Sagalov | November 16, 2016 |
Vendors have an opportunity to fix the collaboration process via the chat platform.

Can Foresight be 2020?

Eric Krapf | November 16, 2016 |
Enterprises need to start thinking beyond the immediate horizon, and we'll guide the way in a one-day conference-within-a-conference at Enterprise Connect 2017.

Playing Defense: Microsoft Teams to Protect Office 365 from Slack and Spark

Brian Riggs | November 08, 2016 |
Microsoft's team collaboration app won't kill Slack not because its features are somehow inferior, but because of how it'll be sold.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | November 04, 2016 |
In today's collection of news, a team collaboration battlefront emerges, multiple acquisitions announced, & developers and APIs come into focus.

Slack vs. Microsoft: Who's Really Got Enterprise Mettle?

Beth Schultz | November 03, 2016 |
Microsoft has thrown down the gauntlet with Teams, spurring interest from all corners. Is Slack, in particular, up to the challenge?

Microsoft Shoots to Perfect 'Art Form of Teams'

Beth Schultz | November 02, 2016 |
Officially takes the wraps off its much-anticipated team collaboration tool, showing deep integration with the Office 365 platform and touting enterprise capabilities.

HipChat Brings Amazon Alexa to Team Collaboration Party

Beth Schultz | November 01, 2016 |
A voice integration opens HipChat rooms to the Alexa ecosystem, paving way for use of voice commands with the team collaboration experience.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | October 28, 2016 |
Today's collection of what's hot and happening includes a myriad of news from Nextiva, Google, Level 3 & CenturyLink, Slack & MailClark, ALE, Fonality, Masergy, and collab9.

Waiting on 'Teams,' Microsoft Adds to Skype for Business

Beth Schultz | October 28, 2016 |
Announces general availability of Mac client and enhancements to mobile app experience.

Cognitive for Everyone: IBM's Open Approach to Watson

Michelle Burbick | October 27, 2016 |
A look at pertinent news coming out of IBM's World of Watson

House Calls Go Digital

Andrew Prokop | October 24, 2016 |
While some really great things from the past may never come back, personal, on-demand healthcare in the comfort of your home isn’t necessarily one of them.

Time to Kill IM

Dave Michels | October 24, 2016 |
Workstream messaging tools are the right tool for modern business needs.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | October 21, 2016 |
Today's collection of what's hot and happening includes bites of news from Microsoft, Cisco, ALE, Actiance, LiveOps Cloud, and FairPoint Communications.

Enterprise Connect 2017: Get Ready for Fresh Faces, New Content, Hackathon!

Beth Schultz | October 20, 2016 |
Twilio CEO and IPO darling Jeff Lawson to join other newcomer keynoters from Microsoft and Cisco for a week likewise packed with brand new programming

Team Collaboration Etiquette: Don't Be 'That Co-Worker'

Daryl Reva | October 20, 2016 |
5 tips to keep in mind when using team collaboration apps

Cisco Works to Perfect Meetings

Zeus Kerravala | October 17, 2016 |
Cisco acquires Worklife, aims to automate and improve some of the more manual and boring tasks associated with meetings.

No Jitter Roll: This Week in Enterprise Communications

Michelle Burbick | October 14, 2016 |
Today's collection of what's hot and happening includes snippets of news from Oblong, Teem, Sprint, Citrix, Lifesize, RingCentral, Mitel, and Fuze.


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March 22, 2017

As today's competitive business environments push workforces into overdrive, many enterprises are seeking ways of streamlining workflows while optimizing productivity, business agility, and speed.

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

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.