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Insider Report September 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from September 2022 General Industry News I liked peak-pandemic better: Relatively speaking, the pandemic wasn’t so bad. I’m not suggesting it was fun, and I don’t mean to minimize the loss and pain many…

Insider Report August 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from August 2022 It’s the Economy, Stupid Economists have it made. No one understands the economy, so they are never held accountable for wrong predictions. We know that comms stocks and forecasts are declining,…

Insider Report July 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from July 2022 The story of the month, of course, was the heat. July was hot!  I read my first serious book on climate change, Eaarth, in 2010. Scientists have been screaming about global…

Insider Report June 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from June 2022 Wow, the world has changed a lot. Last month I wrote about several reversals in trends. This month is full speed ahead on a new rudder. Or old rudder? Seems Donald…

TalkingPointz Insider May 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from May 2022 May was a bizarro month. Normally, bizarro can mean unconventional, but there’s also a Superman/Seinfeld interpretation of backward. Starting with the former, it appears the gods are angry.  There’s no shortage…

TalkingPointz Insider April 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from April 2022 This may be be the shortest Insider yet (6 pages). It seems the news pipe was drained last month at Enterprise Connect. Funny what happens after an annual event takes place…

Insider Report March 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from March 2022 The Days of Our Lives: I have often complained that the lowly calendar (Outlook and Google Calendar) has been neglected for far too long. Everything, particularly collaboration, revolves around the calendar,…

Insider Report February 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from February 2022 General | Meetings | Engagement | Unified Communications | Financial | Acquisitions | Goodreads This has been a challenging and boring month. Challenging because it’s been fricking cold. Boring because news…

Insider Report January 2022

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from January 2022 Fire Update: It’s been an interesting year so far. As you may recall, the Marshall Fire in Boulder on Dec. 30 impacted my home and neighborhood. The destruction this fire caused…

Insider Report December 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from December 2021 The new and improved (free) newsletter requires a separate (but free) subscription. Check out Insider Lite to get reflections, content, and selected tweets in near-weekly emails. https://digests.talkingpointz.com/ Our friend the pandemic…

Insider Report November 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from November 2021 The new and improved (free) newsletter requires a separate (but free) subscription. Check out Insider Lite to get reflections, content, and selected tweets in near-weekly emails. https://digests.talkingpointz.com/ General Industry News This…

Insider Report October 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from October 2021 October is typically the busiest month of the year in terms of UCC events, and 2021 didn’t disappoint. This month, I attended three in-person events. Coincidentally, that’s the same number of…

Insider Report September 2021 #EC21

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from September 2021 The new and improved (free) newsletter requires a separate (but free) subscription. Check out Insider Lite to get reflections, content, and selected tweets in near-weekly emails. https://digests.talkingpointz.com/ September: We have passed…

Insider Report August 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from August 2021 General | Meetings | Engagement | Unified Communications | Financial | Acquisitions | Goodreads The pandemic is back: OK, it never left. But I stopped opening the Insider Reports with pandemic…

Insider Report July 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from July 2021 July was a relatively quiet month. Other than the fact that the planet is on fire and a predictable variant of a virus poses an existential threat to humankind or at…

TalkingPointz Insider Report – June 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from June 2021 The Human-Made Pandemic: Pandemics suck. That’s my conclusion from my firsthand experience over the past year. In the US, things are returning to normal. I took two domestic trips (four flights)…

TalkingPointz Insider Report – May 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from May 2021 Teams Is the New Windows: Most people consider Microsoft Teams to be a communications and collaboration application. It is. Teams effectively replaced Skype for Business, which was also a communications and…

TalkingPointz Insider Report April 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from April 2021 The Pandemic Is Over! Well, that’s how I feel. I received my second shot, and things are looking up. My PC is running better, briefings are more interesting, my 5G and Wi-Fi…

March 2021 Insider Report

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from March 2021 Let’s Talk About March 2021: They never make a stink about this on Game of Thrones, but winter is going. The days are getting longer. The big news this month was…

Insider Report February 2021

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from February 2021 On the pandemic front, February was one of the better months. New cases and hospitalizations are way down, more than immunizations can account for. Health professionals cite improved behavior (distancing, washing…