The UCStrategies Experts share their expertise in bylined articles, opinion pieces, blogs, and podcasts, to define unified communications, educate you about unified communications technologies, and help you make informed decisions about unified communications solutions.
UCStrategies.com defines unified communications as “Communications integrated to optimize business processes.” The definition of unified communications narrows significantly when you can read and hear about real-world examples that other companies are implementing right now—and apply them to your situation.
This section offers learning tools to help you plan your unified communications implementation.
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Michael Finneran is principal at dBrn Associates, a full service advisory firm specializing in wireless and mobility; services include research, policy development, purchase analysis, and security/technology assessment. Mr. Finneran has worked in the networking field for over 30-years and has operated the practice since 1982. He has published numerous research reports, white papers, and has provided technical and market analysis on the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, cellular, WiMAX, fixed-mobile convergence, and mobile unified communications (mUC).
A lively and informative speaker, Michael makes frequent appearances at trade shows and conferences including Enterprise Connect (formerly VoiceCon), InterOp, BlackBerry World, and Mobile Explosion; he now serves as the program chairman for wireless and mobility at Enterprise Connect. In the consulting area, he has provided assistance regarding network design, market assessment, and strategic planning to wireline and wireless carriers, equipment vendors, end users, investment firms, and a number of government agencies.
For twenty-three years Michael wrote the Networking Intelligence column for “Business Communications Review”, and he now contributes on wireless and mobility to NoJitter, UCStrategies.com, Information Week, and The Voice Report. A number of his white papers are available on Webtorials.com, and he has contributed to Computerworld, SearchMobile.com, and The ACUTA Journal. In 2008 he published his first book, Voice Over Wireless LANs- The Complete Guide.
Well respected as an educator, Michael has conducted over 2500 training seminars on networking topics in the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He taught in the Graduate Telecommunications program at Pace University, and conducted programs at the Center for the Study of Data Processing at Washington University in St. Louis.
A member of the Society of Telecommunications Consultants, Mr. Finneran holds a Masters Degree from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
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Communications Integrated to Optimize Business Processes.
UC integrates real-time and non-real time communications with business processes and requirements.
Uses presence capabilities for coordination, and presents a consistent unified user interface and experience across multiple devices and media types.
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