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Innovation is “Hot” Again with Communications APIs

by Jeremy Burton March 28, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Alan Percy One of my first jobs as a software developer in telecommunications was writing an automated hotel wake-up application based on TDM voice boards using an ancient API.  Who knew that nearly 30 years later, applications and APIs would still be a huge catalyst of innovation?   If the last few months can be […]

Today, Tomorrow, and In-Between: Skype for Business Observations with Fortune 50 companies

by Jenna Watts March 28, 2016 Business
AudioCodes

Trying to kill 12 hours of transatlantic flight back to Israel from Enterprise Connect 2016 at Orlando, I decided to recap my top three observations about Skype for Business from spending time with some of our largest customers. During the show, I sat down with one of the world’s largest energy companies, one of the biggest […]

Flexible Application Creation

by Jeremy Burton March 23, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi You may have heard that we’ve just entered a new business territory. Over the past few years, we’ve gotten requests from customers to help them build their applications. And we got more. And more.  And more.  So, that’s how it all started. We’re not only enabling applications now, but also building them. […]

If Work Has Changed, Why Hasn’t Your Phone System?

by Jessica Duvall March 18, 2016 Business
ShoreTel Shoretel Connect

Cloud communications has changed the way we work. Work is now a thing you do and not necessarily a place that you go. The pace of change continues to accelerate and it can be tough to stay on top of all of the new ways people can get stuff done. At the same time, we […]

What type of business meeting style fits you best?

by Jessica Duvall February 4, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

It’s common news that most people dread meetings. How many minutes do you spend getting the technology to work, how many people show up late, how many people are “off topic”… the list goes on and on..

What to expect at MWC 2016

by Jeremy Burton February 3, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi   The biggest, baddest (and I mean that in the best way possible!) communications show on the planet, Mobile World Congress, is only three weeks away.  What are we to expect to see there, at least from a perspective of messaging and marketing?  Typically this is the show where overboard on marketing is […]

Are Public Safety Mobile Apps a Good Idea?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Alan Percy, Dialogic, Inc.   I recently posted a summary of a visit to Towson University on my NoJitter blog about how the university has deployed a WebRTC mobile application from SaferMobility to their students and faculty.  It’s an intriguing story that mixes the latest in WebRTC technology, location services, and public safety.  Interestingly, […]

What Would an IoT Service Provider Even Do?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. The Internet of Things means everything is connected. All machines will have sensors and network connectivity that will allow them to communicate with each other and exchange data. It’s the thing that will take the world from having just smart phones to smart everything.  The CEO of Orange, Stephane […]

More Small Businesses Are Turning to Unified Communications

by Jessica Duvall January 22, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

SMBs have several weapons in their arsenal to address challenges – from developing new products and services, to cost cutting, to more aggressive hiring techniques. But they are also using technology to create an advantage. In fact, one of the most accessible and easily adoptable technologies – unified communications – also has high potential for […]

What are successful AV Integrators doing?

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin January 20, 2016 Business
Polycom

On November 30, AV Network released its annual Top 50 System Integrators list. Congratulations to all of our partners who are named here! Second, this article made us wonder, “What makes an AV integrator successful?” While many of these partners have developed their own brand of “magic,” industry research suggests there are a few common […]