The Short and Long Term Value of Adopting a UCaaS Solution

Adopting a Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) system can pay dividends for companies that want to transform the way they communicate and do business. But often, organizations stumble out the gate when it comes to measuring value post-implementation. In any UC deployment, it’s critical CEOs and CFOs define the value and benefits they hope to achieve from the start, and to do so successfully, they need to consider the soft benefits their new solution will bring. This means looking beyond the hard costs of things like servers, equipment and contracts, and instead considering [...]

The Short and Long Term Value of Adopting a UCaaS Solution 2018-06-12T20:54:45+00:00

Speech Technologies in Unified Communications and Collaboration

Unified Communications and Collaboration describes the integration of voicemail, e-mail, SMS, VoIP and other forms of communication to allow each person within a company to communicate with the method most familiar or convenient to them. Advances in speech recognition and voice analytics technology mean that they can now be integrated into the UC&C stack. Before a company chooses a specific solution to satisfy its use cases, it is important that it understand each of the speech technologies now available, how they work and how they might integrate for maximum benefit. [...]

Speech Technologies in Unified Communications and Collaboration 2018-04-23T18:11:32+00:00

How Unified Communications Improve School District Budget

Allocating the resources within school budgets requires a careful balancing of prudent resource management against optimizing student success. Fortunately, like a business, a school district can benefit when it follows tried-and-true budget management strategies to manage its money, such as cutting costs and improving productivity. Investment in unified communications as a service (UCaaS) offers every school district the opportunity to achieve both of those business goals through engagement with a single asset. A myriad of school communications needs Keeping school staff, students, parents, and the greater community connected is vital to [...]

How Unified Communications Improve School District Budget 2017-11-13T15:18:31+00:00

Is Video the New Voice?

We all hold meetings on a daily basis. Most of which is through conventional means like audio bridge calls. Though voice calls are still the most utilized communication mechanism, the industry is trending rapidly towards video. Remember when two people start talking at the same time on an audio call? Or there is an abrupt silence or a situation where you are trying hard to speak but can't because someone else is talking continuously? This confusion happens because we lose the visual cues that help drive a conversation. To make [...]

Is Video the New Voice? 2017-09-21T18:34:45+00:00

Five Essentials of Team Collaboration Apps

The concept of the team collaboration app is simple - a hub through which you can communicate, share documents, and collaborate on different projects. There are many team collaboration apps around, including Asana, Podio, Sack, Igloo, Google's GSuite, and Microsoft 365 just to name a few. You will probably look at features such as ease of use, whether or not an app fits your workflow, and assess how much time your team will save when selecting a collaboration app. However, there are other features you also should take into consideration. Security Collaboration [...]

Five Essentials of Team Collaboration Apps 2017-09-19T20:58:04+00:00