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Dave Michels

Dave Michels
Dave is an independent analyst focused on enterprise communications. he provides public content on TalkingPointz and other industry websites, and also works with clients directly.


Yes, Poly. A simple, two syllable word is the new name of the combined Plantronics and Polycom. I had heard...

#CCTR at #EC19

EC is next week. I expect it will be, as usual, the busiest week of the year. Not only are...

Analyze This

Actionable analytics is the focus of this year’s Enterprise Connect Innovative Showcase; submit now!

Philonenko Leaves Avaya

Today, Avaya announced its Q1-19 results, and some organizational changes. Briefly, results were mixed with some positive developments on MM...

No More UC MQ

Market research firm Gartner changes up its reporting strategy for a maturing UC market.

Avaya Engage 2019

Just got back from Avaya Engage in Austin Texas. The quick summary is Avaya is doing lots of great things,...

RCS is Coming

2019 will be the year that RCS moves from tech punchline to reality. One never knows if a Google initiative...