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Real-Time With Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy

In the latest of my Q&A series with industry executives, Avaya's chief shares on everything from customer satisfaction to fan engagement, hosted enterprise services, development platforms, and collaboration.

UCStrategies Experts Preview UC Summit 2015

In this Industry Buzz podcast, Jim Burton hosts a preview of sessions to be presented by UCStrategies Experts at UC Summit 2015, November 15-18, in La Jolla, CA. Presenters include Michael Finneran,  Kevin Kieller, J.R. Simmons, Dave Michels, Phil Edholm,  Steve Leaden, Blair Pleasant, Art Rosenberg, and Evan Kirstel.

The Workstream Team in UC

I’ve written before that collaborative messaging apps and UC are on a collision course. I believe that Workstream Communication and...

The UI Unicorn

The overdue death of the “Intuitive UI” Unicorn Over the last 30 years I’ve been in the IT world I’ve...

Broadsoft Unveils Project Tempo for UCStrategies

In this Industry Buzz podcast, UCStrategies receives a briefing about BroadSoft's new Project Tempo announcement. Joining the conversation from BroadSoft are Taher Behbehani, Chief Marketing Officer; Karim Sadroudine, Director, Marketing; and Mike Wilkinson, Vice President, Product Offers. Michael Finneran is the moderator, with UCStrategies Experts Art Rosenberg, Jim Burton, Dr. Joseph Williams, Phil Edholm, Evan Kirstel, Blair Pleasant, Kevin Kieller, Steve Leaden, and Jon Arnold.

Resistance is Futile

Yes, once again I reveal that everything I learned in life (that’s important) came from Star Trek. “Resistance is Futile”...

Amazing or Frustrating

I designed and ordered a Motorola smartphone on September 30th. I was a bit surprised that its estimated delivery date...

Discussing Intelligent Assistants for Enterprises and Contact Centers

In the recent podcast titled "Predictions We Got Wrong," moderated by Blair Pleasant, the Experts included Speech-Enabled Intelligent Assistants in a review of elements of the industry that hadn't met expectations or progressed as quickly as estimated. Dan Miller of Opus Research contacted Blair with a conflicting opinion, so we asked Dan to join this week's podcast to bring the team up-to-date. Blair Pleasant moderates the discussion, which includes Experts Steve Leaden, Simon Dudley, Art Rosenberg, Michael Finneran,  and Joseph Williams.

UCStrategies Reviews Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS 2015

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts review the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide. Marty Parker moderates the discussion, with Dave Michels, Evan Kirstel, Phil Edholm, Simon Dudley, Steve Leaden, and Dr. Joseph Williams.

Zooming into Video

I forgot that I made a stupid New Year’s resolution about being more positive, so let me do that in...