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Generative AI: Not the Droids You Are Looking For

Generative AI is a new tool and it’s still early. So far, it hasn’t done much, and we need to adjust our expectations that it might indeed be a while until it does.

Recalling the Dead Past

Copilot+ PCs with the Recall feature are available now: Happy goldfish bowl to everyone.

Insider Report May 2024

Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from May 2024 Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from May 2024 Feature The New iPads: Apple has confused the world with its new iPad, introduced in May, not to mention angered many with…

Meet the Poly Studio G62 system – Modular, Green, Easy to Set Up

Days before InfoComm, HP|Poly unveiled its newest video conferencing solutions.

TalkingPointz Research: Digital Events

I attend a lot of meetings and events. Over the past decade or so, meetings have changed a lot. Events, not so much, but are about to in a big way.  Up in the Air came out in 2009. It’s…

To Communicate What Enterprise Communications Is, Start With the Name

IT and enterprise communications needs to do better with names. Here’s a shortlist of suggestions to make our brands more durable and more comprehensible to their intended customers.

The Future of Work – No, Really

The facts around the state of the modern workplace – and the people who comprise it — are clear. So are the best practices forward-thinking managers should adopt.

TalkingPointz Chatz: Exec Turnover

In this episode of Talking Points Chatz, Dave Michels and Dave Danto discuss the high turnover rates among C-suite executives in various industries, particularly in the tech sector. They note that numerous high-profile leaders, including the CEOs of Nice, AWS,…

Maximizing Innovation With Minimal Disruption. 

I attended the Cognigy Experience Summit in Dusseldorf, Germany, earlier this year. The event featured customers, partners, and innovators sharing their thoughts on conversational AI. It was the most forward looking conversational AI event I have attended, and the best…

Insider Lite May 2024

Avaya Acquires Edify Today, Avaya announced the acquisition of the strategic assets of Edify.CX. Edify did not come up at the Avaya analyst conference last month (see Avaya Musings video). It is rare that acquisitions get discussed before completion, even…

One Million Meeting Rooms

Microsoft announced it was what we beleive to be the first Meetings provider to reach one million connected meeting rooms. Just for fun, it also dropped that it has 20 million PSTN users! HUGE. The two Daves discuss the accomplishment,…

Nokia and Infobip Align to Empower Developers

There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.

Insider Report April 2024

Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from April 2024 Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from April 2024 Feature AI Winter? April was a relatively quiet month after most of the enterprise comms sector unloaded its news pipeline at Enterprise…

NEC Exits Premises-based UC

Though it exits UC, NEC’s UCaaS strategic alliance with Intermedia, which created UNIVERGE BLUE, continues.

TalkingPointz Report: Enterprise Connect 2024

Enterprise Connect is the largest annual event for multiple vendor enterprise communications. Enterprise Connect provides a wonderful opportunity to capture a snapshot of a sector in continuous change. This report, in TalkingPointz outline format, has the following sections: Everything you…

Questioning the Future of Generative of AI

For Generative AI to really improve, it will need to start thinking in a new way — if only it could think.

Insider Report March 2024

Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from March 2024 Curated Enterprise Communications News and Insights from March 2024 Feature It’s AI’s Fault: What is going on with the economy? DJIA and S&P are doing great. Banks stopped collapsing. Crypto coins…

Avaya and Zoom Strike GTM UC Alliance

Solving unified communications, A-Z

Reinventing Service Provider Voice

Service providers can still be disruptors in voice, but doing so likely means taking their own advice and moving to the cloud.

Insider Lite March 24: Dish 5G

I’ve been a fan of Dish for a long time. I was one of their earliest television subscribers back in Gore’s 90s when DISH briefly stood for the Digital Information Super Highway. I was particularly impressed with CEO/Founder Charlie Ergen,…