Business

So little time, so much information! We’ve made it easy for you to stay on top of business-related topics: business plans, goals, management, the sales cycle, marketing, customer service, financing and more. Here is a reseller’s guide to the latest news on SMB and enterprise-level information.

IoT. How the revolution is changing the enterprise workspace.

by Jill Kremer November 1, 2017 Business

Tagging substandard food while it’s in transit, so it can be removed from the supply chain before it causes illness. Pushing buttons to restock your pantry. Pickup, packaging, and shipping without a trip to the post office. Complete all of these tasks, and more, thanks to the IoT (Internet of Things). But, is your company […]

Join us at the ONLY UCaaS Panel Discussion at GPC!

by LaVonda Huskey October 18, 2017 Business
Intelisys Nectar Plantronics

ScanSource’s Global Partner Conference is almost here, and we are hard at work getting ready for our customers and manufacturer partners to join us in our hometown of Greenville, SC!

SATO helps you minimize operating costs to maximize ROI

by Jill Kremer September 29, 2017 Business

Sticker shock is a nasty surprise, but what about post-sticker shock? That can happen when you only look at the price of the equipment you plan to buy, but not at the cost to operate and maintain it. While it’s never been easier to compare products and prices, don’t forget to ask questions about cost […]

Technology that Improves the Customer Experience (CX)

by Tim O'Neill September 18, 2017 Business
Avaya

The first rule in hospitality, whether we’re talking about hotels, restaurants, or even food trucks, is to remember that this is a people business. It’s about the host’s team (people) serving customers (more people) in a manner that will get them to return and share their recommendations to family and friends (other people). However, even […]

ShoreTel Spotlight: Jonny Williams

by Jessica Duvall September 11, 2017 Sales
ShoreTel

Say hello to Jonathon “Jonny” Williams. Jonny joins us all the way from across the pond. He was born just outside of London and grew up in Wales where he found a deep love for football. Or, soccer, as Americans like to call it. He moved to the United States seventeen years ago to work […]

How a Good Phone System Can Increase Business Agility

by Jessica Duvall August 28, 2017 K-12
ShoreTel

In fast-growing companies, agility is much more than a buzzword – it’s an organizational imperative. With every new contract, businesses must determine if they need to add resources to deliver quality goods or services on time. Without this kind of agility, you can’t meet rising customer demands or beat the competition to market. In this […]

What I Learned at ScanSource

by Gabby Giles August 25, 2017 Business

When I starting interning at ScanSource, I had no idea what to expect. I knew we were a provider of technology solutions, but I did not fully understand the scale and depth of our value-added resources. Throughout my summer here, I quickly came to realize that we were so much more than a provider of […]

Welcome Our New Vendor StarLeaf!

by Gabby Giles July 25, 2017 Business

StarLeaf has joined the ScanSource team! StarLeaf offers products for rooms, Skype for Business, Desktops, and more. StarLeaf says that three of the most compelling reasons for moving to the cloud and allowing it to replace video infrastructure are mergers and acquisitions, aging infrastructure and migration. Some of the ways the video cloud benefits users is […]

Why Your Office Needs a Huddle Room

by Gabby Giles July 13, 2017 Business
Polycom

ZK Research found that for every hour-long meeting, 15 minutes is spent managing the room’s technology. That means 25% of every meeting is wasted! The modern work environment is constantly changing and doesn’t have time to waste. Employees want spaces that are equipped for short, informal meetings and can quickly adapt to their needs. Unlike […]

A Workplace Without Borders

by Jessica Duvall July 7, 2017 Business

The dispersed workforce is one of the most important business trends of the last several decades. Technology now makes it possible for organizations to grow far beyond their local roots and employ workers around the world, each of whom brings a vastly different experience, skill set and perspective to the business.