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April 2020 Insider Report

The Most Important Enterprise Communications News from April 2020 The Virus It’s been a very trying, yet amazing month. The enterprise communications industry shined by keeping organizations and individuals connected. The pressures (personal, organizational, and technical) have been tremendous —…

Read the New Quipz Here

It’s a light news month as we build up to Enterprise Connect. I decided to make the February 2019 Quipz publicly available. I’m using this lighter month to test some newsletter formatting changes with two major objectives. The first is…

December 2018 was a Big for Conferencing

I just sent to subscribers my December Quipz recap. This issue had 52 important stories. I organize the content into categories, and usually the UC and Messaging-Centric sections have the most content. in December, the biggest section was conferencing (for…

November Quipz

All month it felt like a slow news month, then I wrote the recap. Several big events: re:Invent, OpenTalk, BroadSoft Connection, Connect Central – and lots of general news and updates. I have to say, the monthly report has become…

September 2018 – Whadda Month!

Just sent to subscribers my monthly recap for September. Yikes. It was a tough month. It was tough for two reasons: Travel: Lots of travel in September. I attended three major tech conferences: Slack Frontiers, CenturyLink Analyst Event, and Microsoft…

July was Acquisitive

I just published my monthly Quipz newsletter recapping July’s news in enterprise communications.  As I expected, July was a bit light. There was only one major event: Google Next (but it was a doozy). That didnt’ really result in a…

June 2018

It’s over – June 2018 is over, and a lot occurred. Here’s a partial listing of the stories and opinions regarding the events of June 2018. You know, you can get these Quipz monthly opinions sent directly to your email….

May 2018 Quipz

I just published my monthly Quipz report recapping May 2018.  A reasonably big month of news. It started with Trollope’s surprise departure from Cisco and arrival at Five9. Honestly, I didn’t get it at first, but it’s grown on me…

April Quipz

Simply stated: There is no better way to stay current. Each month I summarize and interpret the enterprise communications news that matters. The reports are about 10 pages, but highly skimmable. I offer Quipz as a paid subscription, and it’s…

March Quipz Newsletter

Happy April, with a new month comes a new Quipz report – opinionated  recap of the prior month’s news.  And, a lot of news in March due to Enterprise Connect. There’s also a new option for Quipz only subscription. Although…

February 2018

I’ve always thought February was a light month. After all, it’s the month before the EC news blitz and it’s the shortest month. Now that I’m compiling these Quipz newsletters, I can definitively say a lot happened in February. I’ve…

December 2017 News Quipz

Happy New Year. May your 2018 be better than your 2017. That shouldn’t be too hard as 2017 wasn’t that great a year. I don’t think any UC company was actually profitable in 2017. That’s because there’s a whole lotta…

November 2017 Quipz

I thought November would be a pretty quiet month, but it just wasn’t so. I just completed the Quipz Report for November which highlights what and why I considered important in enterprise comms this month. Quipz is a premium subscription…

The October Quipz Recap

What occurred in October? These are the stories in the October Quipz. Quipz monthly recaps are a premium service that also includes research notes. You can learn more here. October Quipz newsletter: Story of the Month is Cisco Acquires BroadSoft…

September Quipz is Out

A month ago I shared the August Quipz Report – an opinionated recap of the enterprise communications news that took place in August. The September report published this week and is also publicly available.  For October, Quipz transitions to a…

Introducing TalkingPointz Quipz

I’ve been compiling a monthly report for my recurring customers that has evolved into TalkingPointz Quipz. It provides recap and opinion of the major industry topics over the preceding month. TalkingPointz Quipz for August 2017 was just completed and can…