Menu
talkingpointz logo mark, styling purposes only

F Y Viewz Read the latest.

Archives
talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Books Jan 2016

By

Books I completed this month. Under the Banner of Heaven: This is my second Krakauer book. The first was “Into Thin Air” which retells a disastrous year on Everest. “Under the Banner of Heaven” is also documentary style, but instead of Everest...

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Avaya Plays Sports

By

Most sports sponsorships are little more than advertising. There’s no doubt that some goodwill is generated from Avaya’s sponsorship of the stadium where the San Jose Earthquakes play in California. But the real game is practice development. Avaya saw a win-win opportunity: the venue operators needed new technologies – contact centers, networking, and new applications – and Avaya wanted to transition from a product orientation to a solution focus. It’s part of Avaya’s larger transition from equipment provider to solution provider.

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Talkz Show #2

By

Kevin and I continue discussing current news and opinions. In this recording we discuss: Endpoints and Security by Ranjeet Vidwans on No Jitter. Confessions of a Casual Collaborator  byBrian Riggs on NoJitter Vertically Integrating for UC Success: The Weave Way by...

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Talkz Show #1

By

My first TalkingPointz podcast. In case you hadn’t noticed, I like to talk about enterprise communications. I do so on the near-weekly UCStrategies podcasts, I’ve hosted several video interviews and even Blabs. But I’ve never actually created a TalkingPointz podcast....

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Talkz Time #1

By

Dave Michels (TalkingPointz) and Kevin Kieller (Enable UC) discuss several year end posts that appeared on various UC sites associated with the year end 2015 and the upcoming 2016.

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

UCStrategies Predictions for 2016

By

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts take a look ahead to 2016 and predict what will happen in unified communications (UC). Michael Finneran moderates the conversation, which includes Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, Dr. Joseph Williams, Jon Arnold, Blair Pleasant, Roberta J. Fox, Simon Dudley, Kevin Kieller, Dave Stein, Steve Leaden, and Phil Edholm.

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

That Sucks

By

In late December I tweeted an article that declared Everything Apple Introduced This Year Kinda Sucked. Apple’s big launches included: MacBook, Apple Watch, Apple Music, Apple Pencil, iPad Pro, Live Photos, 3D Touch, and Transit directions in Maps. The public’s...

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

Security Devices

By

Americans are always amazed when they see me use a banking security device. Most have never seen one. Banking security devices are quite commonly used throughout the world. They provide excellent, outstanding security. When you log into a banking website...

Read It→

talkingpointz logo mark, the default post thumbnail image

My 2015

By

It’s that time of year again for reflections and evaluations. 2015 was an interesting year because the conversation about enterprise communciations (finally) changed – or at least started to change. It was a bit overdue. The rise of VoiP, UC,...

Read It→