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SMART Inflation

I remember my first three-way. It was a two line phone from Radio Shack with buttons for Line1, Line2, and...

UCStrategies Yes or No Game

In this Industry Buzz podcast, Dave Michels moderates the UCStrategies version of the "Yes or No?" game. Dave reads a unified communications-related statement and calls on UC Experts to offer opinions on whether the statement is accurate or not. Participating this week are Experts Michael Finneran, Marty Parker, Steve Leaden, Art Rosenberg, Kevin Kieller, Roberta Fox, and Martin Steinmann.

2015 Forecast from UCStrategies

In this Industry Buzz podcast, UCStrategies' Marty Parker moderates a discussion about 2015. The question posed: what is going to happen in the coming year that is seen as important in the areas of unified communications, social business, or collaboration? Among the variety topics discussed are the UC identity crisis, telemedicine, consolidation of cloud providers, externalization of collaboration, advancements in "longitudinal" search, mobile CEBP, and security. The conversation includes UCStrategies Experts Jon Arnold, Art Rosenberg, Michael Finneran, Dave Michels, Don Van Doren, Phil Edholm, Blair Pleasant, Roberta J. Fox, Evan Kirstel, Martin Steinmann, Kevin Kieller, and Dr. Joseph Williams.

Smiling About Video

The democratization of video is upon us – and it changes everything. It’s the result of camera ubiquity, inexpensive broadband, and smart mobile devices. Video has traded its Sunday suit for a t-shirt and is blending into our daily workflow. The technology is now intuitive, natural, and accessible. As a result there’s tremendous recent video news occurring across the industry. Here’s a smattering:

UCStrategies Experts Discuss “Most Significant“ of 2014

In this week's Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts talk about the news items from 2014 they consider most significant. Dave Michels moderates the discussion, and is joined by J.R. Simmons, Michael Finneran, Evan Kirstel, Art Rosenberg, Marty Parker, Kevin Kieller, Blair Pleasant, Phil Edholm, Don Van Doren, Jon Arnold, Steve Leaden, Roberta J. Fox, and Dr. Joseph Williams.

My 2014

2014 was a good year for the enterprise communications industry, certainly better than 2013. There were some big developments. It...

UC Resolutions

Happy 2015! It’s a new year, not just another month. Good time to think about how this year will be...