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$1 million lost in meeting productivity a year say Forrester

$1 million lost in meeting productivity a year say Forrester

In a global research report conducted by Forrester Consulting for Poly (formerly Polycom and Plantronics), it has concluded that more than $1 million is lost every year in productivity due to poor call quality or delayed video calls.

With technology supposedly helping us to collaborate more effectively and quicken the time to market, why is this happening?

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Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

Why are 55% of companies not ready for the hyper-connected workplace?

The reality for most organisations is that designing the ‘workspace of the future’ can be complicated. Consider hybrid environments, unique user requirements, BYOD, BYOA, shadow IT and the complexities of supporting multiple offices in disparate locations.

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The Guardian calls Gen X Feckless and Entitled - The Generation Game Pt. 2

The Guardian calls Gen X Feckless and Entitled - The Generation Game Pt. 2

The Guardian calls Millennials 'Maligned as feckless, entitled, absorbed by screens and uninterested in sex, millennials have been a favourite punchbag for some time'

Is a generation war brewing as Millennials, Generation X and Z start to dominate the workplace?

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How can enterprises deal with the sheer scale of communication demanded?

How can enterprises deal with the sheer scale of communication demanded?

As the world becomes more digitised, business has to adapt by becoming faster and staying always connected. The marketplace is becoming more and more competitive and those that don’t adapt don’t survive, no matter how large they may have once been.

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Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams is surely a criterion for success currently sitting within many enterprise IT, collaboration and other departments that look after meetings. With both being a collaboration service from Microsoft, surely the migration should be a piece of cake, a switch off on Friday afternoon from Skype for Business and turn on of Teams first thing Monday morning?

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Microsoft vs Cisco – Productivity vs Collaboration – A Converging Battle

Microsoft vs Cisco – Productivity vs Collaboration – A Converging Battle

A simple question that many IT Directors, Managers and Collaboration Service Owners are being asked over and over right now. Are you a Microsoft house or a Cisco house?

In the current landscape of video conferencing and collaboration these two behemoths are going head to head, but from opposite sides of the playing field. Microsoft Teams vs Cisco Webex Teams, the battle for the rapidly increasing collaboration space.

Of course, there are other players on the field of play, namely Slack the inventor of this current style of collaboration service along with Google (G-Suite), Facebook (Workplace) and many others. T

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