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Top 10 Tips for Keeping Virtual Meetings Engaging

Posted on March 26, 2020

If you want to keep your conference call from being the epitome of a meme, then you need to reinvent the way you think about virtual meetings. Online meetings can be interactive and effective with the right technology and strategy. If you want to keep remote meetings engaging and on track, then use these 10 valuable tips.

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The 9 Must-Have Tools for Remote Working

Posted on March 16, 2020

With an unprecedented number of businesses encouraging or mandating personnel to work from home, both business leaders and employees are suddenly faced with the challenge of operating effectively as a distributed workforce. Suddenly there are a lot of questions about what it takes to support remote employees.

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Remote Work – Be There Without Being There

Posted on March 10, 2020

Even in light of recent travel concerns, businesses have increasingly been looking for opportunities to cut down on the travel of their employees, while at the same time maintaining the level of collaboration and important sense of connectedness that face-to-face meetings can afford. The advent of new, affordable communications solutions – such as cloud-based video conferencing, cloud voice, and file collaboration – over the past several years has helped to user in a new era of the way people work; addressing both the cost and productivity interests of employers, and the ever-increasing desire/expectation of employees to have greater flexibility of where they work.

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Top 12 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

Posted on March 9, 2020

In the past week, I heard from several former colleagues who contacted me for advice on managing remote workers. As companies around the globe grapple to address coronavirus and the workplace, managers who have never led distributed workforces before are facing the very real likelihood of an immediate crash-course in remote management.

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How to Choose a Unified Communications Platform

Posted on January 15, 2020

Businesses of all sizes are turning to UCaaS, including SMBs. It is estimated that the unified communications market size will be worth $167.1 billion by 2025. As more businesses adopt the cloud and with the virtualization of data and devices, business leaders will continue to look for solutions that can bring everything together, simplifying the user experience so employees and other stakeholders can focus on their work with seamless communications.

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UCaaS vs. VoIP: What’s the Difference?

Posted on January 2, 2020

In seeking out communication tools for your company, you’ve probably come across the terms Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and voice over internet protocol (VoIP). While VoIP has been the standard for many years, UCaaS is relatively new. So, what’s the difference? Let’s explore UCaaS vs. VoIP so that you can be informed in making the best buying decision for your organization.

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4 Benefits of VoIP for Business

Posted on December 30, 2019

Using VoIP instead of a traditional phone system offers wide-ranging advantages to businesses, which is why so many companies are making the switch. A 2019 Future Market Insights study projected corporate VoIP subscribers worldwide to reach 204.8 billion by 2020. The benefits of VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, go far beyond easier communication and reduced costs. They can help your company remain competitive and thrive in the digital age.

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5 Features to Seek Out in a Cloud Solutions Provider

Posted on December 26, 2019

Ready to move to the cloud? Or has your current provider not lived up to expectations? Cloud solutions offer businesses many benefits. With cloud adoption, you’ll enjoy more robust security and better accessibility of your data.

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How Much Is Your Old Phone System Costing You?

Posted on December 23, 2019

You may be sticking with your legacy phone system because you’re worried about the costs involved with updating to a new one. The reality is, if you compare your old phone system cost history to how much you can save once you switch to a cloud-based system, you’ll actually see that you’re losing money – while also missing out on the business benefits a modern phone system provides.

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Why VoIP Solutions Work Best for Remote Teams

Posted on December 12, 2019

In the modern world, flexibility has become a significant element in how employees work. Technology provides workers with the ability to do their jobs from anywhere. A survey from the International Workplace Group (IWG) found that 70% of employees work at least one day of the week remotely. Remote working has certainly changed workplace dynamics, including those related to communications. Many organizations have found that VoIP solutions work best for remote teams.

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7 Reasons to Hang Up Legacy Phone Systems

Posted on October 29, 2019

You may think that switching to a new phone system will be too complex or expensive. The reality is that the transition from an old legacy phone system to a cloud-based PBX system can be very smooth and fast. Take a closer look at 7 reasons why it’s time to hang up legacy phone systems.