It’s the first full day of spring in Washington DC today, but Mother Nature didn’t seem to get the memo – we have 4 to 12 inches of snow falling across the area, local schools, the federal government, and many local businesses are closed. We also had a “wind day” earlier in the month, with high … Read more about 4 Ways to Ensure Business Continuity in Inclement Weather
From VoIP to BYOD to IM&P, the jargon used in the world of Unified Communications and Collaboration can seem like an alphabet soup of acronyms. Whether you're looking for a new phone system or researching tools to support a growing remote workforce, our Unified Communications glossary of common … Read more about Unified Communications Glossary: Common UC&C and VoIP Acronyms
We spend a LOT of time in meeting rooms. Probably more than we should – it was recently estimated that the average worker attends 62 meetings monthly! Another study found organizations spend 15% of their collective time in meetings – with middle managers sitting in meetings for almost 35% of their … Read more about Time to Upgrade Your Meeting Room?
“Silos” and “tribes” are both terms to describe groups within an organization who become insular in their thinking, behavior, and processes. Such functional separation is detrimental to cross-company productivity and a positive corporate culture. So, how can you overcome organizational silos and … Read more about 10 Habits of Companies That Collaborate Effectively
With the rise of remote work, the importance of effective collaboration is higher than ever. As hard as it can be to encourage communication across departments and functional teams, these days you also often have to foster collaboration among employees spread across different geographical locations … Read more about 8 Ways to Improve Collaboration Across Your Company
The Future of Work can be summed up with the mindset that “work is no longer a place you go; it's what you do.” As the economy continues to become more distributed, mobile and globalized, the days of the traditional in-office, cubicle-dwelling, at-desk worker are waning in favor of an always … Read more about 6 VoIP Features that Support “The Future of Work”
How much time do your employees spend online doing personal things? They might be on social media, shopping, watching videos, reading entertainment news, and doing who knows what else... but all you want them to do is get their job done. Contributing Forbes writer Liz Ryan was asked what "time … Read more about 7 Things You May Not Have Considered About Online Efficiency
Many successful business owners work long hours. There is always more to do and not enough time to do it. When they finally get away, they are often worried about the business, thinking about what may be going on in their absence. Sometimes they feel compelled to “check in,” taking valuable personal … Read more about Can Unified Communications Improve Your Work-Life Balance?
Business moves much faster these days. No longer is the Friday office memo the best way to communicate with your team. Whether you’re a team of two working from your respective homes, or a multi-floor operation in a downtown high rise, businesses of all sizes are turning to cloud-based communication … Read more about 5 Tools To Unify Your Communications