As the workplace transcends the conventional borders of corporate data and telephony networks, managing business communications is becoming much more complex—especially for IT leaders. For example, BYOD offers benefits such as eliminating the need to provision a company-owned device for every employee.
"Improving the operational aspects of a business can span the organizational chart, from line of business teams focused on the supply chain to IT teams reporting on communication networks and their switches. The goal is to capture the data streaming in from these various processes, and put Big Data techniques to work for you."
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: May 22, 2017
Microsoft and Polycom are long-term partners, helping businesses improve productivity, efficiency, and collaboration. With the introduction of three exciting new services for Office 365, this partnership will take business communications even further.
How well connected are you?
That’s the challenge in today’s mobile, virtual business landscape as companies strive for consistent communications between employees, business partners, and clients. Too often, a remote working world can feel splintered, disconnected, and complicated, resulting in lower productivity—and lost opportunity.
When augmenting the benefits package
for your organization, it’s natural to focus
on traditional perks that employees have come to
expect: PTO, health insurance, and maybe a tuition
assistance credit here or there. But if you’re looking
for creative and effective ways to stimulate
employee engagement while also driving business
results, you’ll want to consider the powerful impact
of offering language-learning opportunities.
Why language learning? It offers immediate and
long-term benefits to both employees and employers.
Research shows that organizations that offer access
to language learning see an increase in employee
engagement factors like loyalty, morale, and
productivity, which in turn boosts business performance
factors such as customer satisfaction
and internal communications.
Where’s the connection? And how can you reproduce
these benefits within your organization? This
playbook offers a deeper look at why language
learning has such a positive influence on employee
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Some companies opt to deploy UC solutions on-premises, but the cloudbased model is gaining popularity. Cloud-based UC solutions are ideal for businesses that have limited IT staff, a distributed workforce and/or a desire for pay-as-you-go flexibility.
By enabling diverse communication media to be carried over a common IP network, UC solutions make it possible to manage a full suite of capabilities from a single point—and use them with common devices.
But what’s the best way to maximize UC capabilities for your specific workplace? Spiceworks surveyed IT decision makers to get their insights on identifying and deploying collaboration and communication solutions across their organizations. This white paper explores the survey results, including key concerns, pain points, and roadmaps around driving UC strategies.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
In today’s highly competitive business environment, top companies will be the ones that have developed innovative ways to create stellar communications experiences that keep the end users engaged—employees and customers alike.
Video and Web conferencing have become well-established tools to drive rich internal as well as external communications. However, to make an impact, these collaboration tools must be reliable and intuitive to use. Continuous communication offers hassle-free integrated user experiences that fit today’s mobile work styles. Technology advancements and changing perceptions are opening up innovative opportunities, which offer businesses new avenues to create a competitive edge. Smart companies must catch on or get left behind.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Don’t let your communications system hold you back. PBX systems once provided top-of-the-line business communications, but they weren’t designed to accommodate business growth and change. And cloud-based platforms have altered the landscape of business communications. Your PBX isn’t just an inconvenience, it could hurt your business.
This eBook covers common problems associated with PBX systems as well as their impact on your business. Learn to identify signs of trouble in your business communications as well as key features to look for in a new system. Don’t let a fear of the unknown hold you back. Download the eBook and learn:
• Key warning signs to look for in your PBX
• The impact of maintaining an outdated system
• How modern communication tools can benefit your business
A true 360 degree view of the customer is a win-win situation for all parties involved: buyers benefit from better service and efficiency, and sellers derive improved loyalty and, inevitably, more repeat business from established customers. This report will explore how Best-in-Class companies take a holistic approach to providing a complete, accurate and integrated view of customers to improve satisfaction and retention without losing sight of customer profitability. As a result of these strategies, companies with more accurate and timely information about their prospect or customer can more efficiently respond to communications, ensure customer satisfaction with better service, and drive toward a larger lifetime value of each account, customer or client.
IoT impacts every business. Mobile and the Internet of Things will change the types of devices that connect into a company’s systems. These newly connected devices will produce new types of data. The Internet of Things will help a business gain efficiencies, harness intelligence from a wide range of equipment, improve operations and increase customer satisfaction. IoT will also have a profound impact on people’s lives. It will improve public safety, transportation and healthcare with better information and faster communications of this information. While there are many ways that the Internet of Things could impact society and business, there are at least three major benefits of IOT that will impact every business, which include: communication, control and cost savings.
Read to learn more!
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
Across industries, more and more companies are moving to the cloud. According to one study, approximately 93% of businesses are using cloud technologies in order to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs, and improve agility. Today, integration is a strategic component of every digital transformation and initiative that involves moving to the cloud.
Read this whitepaper to:
The top integration use cases for moving to the cloud––from integrating SaaS applications with on-premise data to migrating existing data to the cloud.
Why traditional approaches to the above use cases do not suffice, and the role APIs can play in the process.
The success stories of HSBC and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and how they used APIs in their “move to the cloud” initiatives.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Feb 06, 2008
The mortgage banking business is ultra-competitive and rapidly changing. To compete in this environment requires a highly productive workforce with dependable, reliable and flexible communications so that employees can provide the best customer service possible. Read this case study to learn how George Mason Mortgage found a more robust and easy-to-manage mobility solution that helped the company accomplish its goals.
E-mail is the primary communication tool upon which every business and corporation depends. This communication source is also the battleground where cybercriminals use sophisticated email infiltration-techniques to propagate malware and attack corporate networks.
As businesses increasingly demand mobile options for employees, Sprint has introduced a service
for wholesale providers called Wholesale Mobile Integration (WMI), which integrates wireless and office telephones on the same phone number.
This IDC study addresses the management challenges and subsequent best practice outcomes that can be achieved through the integration of existing enterprise social network tools with other networks or enterprise applications.
“Exploring Business and IT Friction: Myths and Realities,” outlines key issues that cause friction between business users and IT, such as:
• Gaps in customer satisfaction and the perceived value of services
• Inadequate IT support, which decreases productivity and revenue
• Lack of communication and ownership in how business users and IT work together to identify service levels and technology needs
See what 900 business and IT professionals had to say and get recommendations for change.
Published By: OpenText
Published Date: Nov 08, 2013
This independent survey delivers findings on the current state and future trends in data exchange and data storage. You’ll see how data exchange is evolving and “what’s next”. Learn how to improve data exchange and storage security while lowering costs and improving efficiencies.
When voice moves into the cloud, enterprise communications rapidly becomes a strategic function that drives revenue. A reliable, business-grade solution that integrates Voice over IP with hosted Unified Communications can help you lower total cost of ownership,enable self-management,improve productivity,streamline business continuity and free up IT resources to focus on more important requirements. Read how Hosted PBX with Unified Communications can help your enterprise integrate complex voice and IT environments, centralize voice applications, and take advantage of the productivity and cost savings of hosted communications.
Download this white paper to learn 7 reasons why you should centralize your communications.
- Lower fixed costs
- Less "stranded" bandwith
- Free site-to-site calling
- Simplified business continuity planning
- Reduced staffing requirements
- Consistent feature set across sites
- Centralized management