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.
This section provides a practical, vendor-independent service to any Enterprise that is seeking the benefits of Unified Communications. How do you pull everything together to implement unified communications? Use the tools in this sequence to define unified communications for your business.
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UCStrategies is an industry resource for unified communications enterprises, communications vendors, system integrators, and anyone interested in the growing unified communications arena.
A supplier of objective information on unified communications, UCStrategies is supported by an alliance of leading communication industry advisors, analysts, and consultants who have worked in the various segments of unified communications since its inception.
Read and hear about the latest and greatest in the UC world. Industry Buzz podcasts feature vendor interviews and exciting industry news that goes beyond the headlines – to what the leading vendors are doing in the UC market. Industry Buzz helps you understand the new products, alliances, and technologies that vendors are announcing and introducing.
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In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss APIs and integrations and the importance integrating with apps for the next stage of UCC. Blair Pleasant moderates the conversation, which includes Experts Jon Arnold, Marty Parker, Phil Edholm, Simon Dudley, Steve Leaden, Roberta J. Fox, and Dave Michels.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, moderator Dave Michels and the UCStrategies team take on the topic of workstream messaging and its impact on communications and collaboration, and discuss some of the new players making inroads in the enterprise. Partipating in the roundtable are Experts Blair Pleasant, Kevin Kieller, Dr. Joseph Williams, and Simon Dudley.
In this Industry Buzz Podcast, UCStrategies welcomes two guests to the conversation to discuss BCOM ((Business Communications Operations Management). Edouard de Fonclare, CEO of Kurmi Software and Derek Smith, Product Marketing Manager of VOSS Solutions, join UCStrategies Experts Phil Edholm, Dr. Joseph Williams, Steve Leaden, Michael Finneran, Blair Pleasant and Roberta J. Fox.
In this week's Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts debate the Mitel acquisition of Polycom. Blair Pleasant moderates the conversation, and is joined by Marty Parker, Phil Edholm, Roberta Fox, Jon Arnold, Dr. Joseph Williams, Dave Michels, Michael Finneran, and Steve Leaden.
Tomas Gorny, CEO of business communication cloud vendor Nextiva, discusses who Nextiva is and how they differentiate from some of the other UCaaS vendors by focusing on ease of use and the customer experience.
In this podcast, Clarity CTO Jon Rauschenberger of Clarity talks about the new integration as well as the initial customer and use case, and how Clarity supports hybrid environments and where it is going with Office 365.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, Blair Pleasant moderates a conversation about changes in customer care and the contact center, and the growing significance of the customer experience. Blair is joined by UCStrategies Experts Don Van Doren, Roberta Fox, Jon Arnold, Phil Edholm, Evan Kirstel, Steve Leaden, Michael Finneran, Dr. Joseph Williams, and Melissa Swartz.
UCStrategies' Marty Parker was not able to attend Enterprise Connect this year, so he interviewed the UCStrategies Experts to find out what he missed. In this Industry Buzz podcast, Marty hears from Experts Jim Burton, Michael Finneran, Evan Kirstel, Dave Michels, Dave Stein, Blair Pleasant, JR Simmons, Steve Leaden, Kevin Kieller and Phil Edholm.
From Enterprise Connect 2016 in Orlando, John Furrier, Founder and Co-CEO, SiliconANGLE Media, and Peter Santeusanio, CTO of UCStrategies, interview Scott Velting, Executive Director, Enterprise Cloud Communications, AT&T.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, UCStrategies tackles the topic of interoperability with guests from tekVizion: Chakra Devalla, CEO, and Tracy Venters, Evangelist. Blair Pleasant moderates the conversation, which includes Phil Edholm, Steve Leaden, Michael Finneran, Kevin Kieller, Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, Simon Dudley, and Dr. Joseph Williams.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, Dave Michels leads a discussion about Enterprise Connect 2016, March 7-10, in Orlando. In addition to brief recaps of where you can see some of the UCStrategies Experts participating in sessions, they're asked what they're looking forward to, and what they expect from this year's event. Dave is joined by Simon Dudley, Phil Edholm, Blair Pleasant, Michael Finneran, Kevin Kieller, and Steve Leaden.
I had a chance to speak with Unify CEO Jon Pritchard about his new position and his plans for Unify going forward. He notes that the future of Unify is now very secure, and that customers will see increased capabilities and service improvement.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts debate a topic posed in an recent NoJitter article by Dr. Brent Kelly, The Death of Presence. Phil Edholm moderates the conversation, which includes Experts Roberta J. Fox, Jon Arnold, Dr. Joseph Williams, Steve Leaden, Art Rosenberg, J.R. Simmons, and Michael Finneran.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss the recent Unify Global Analyst Conference. Blair Pleasant moderates the conversation, with Experts Steve Leaden, Dave Stein, Dave Michels, Jon Arnold, Dr. Joseph Williams, Marty Parker, and Phil Edholm.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts take a look ahead to 2016 and predict what will happen in unified communications (UC). Michael Finneran moderates the conversation, which includes Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, Dr. Joseph Williams, Jon Arnold, Blair Pleasant, Roberta J. Fox, Simon Dudley, Kevin Kieller, Dave Stein, Steve Leaden, and Phil Edholm.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, Blair Pleasant leads a conversation with the UCStrategies Experts about the significant stories from 2015. Participating Experts include Kevin Kieller, J.R. Simmons, Jon Arnold, Simon Dudley, Steve Leaden, Dr. Joseph Williams, Michael Finneran, and Roberta J. Fox.
This webinar focused on one critical objective: ensuring that you are highly successful in managing your current UC environment despite its complexity. UCStrategies Expert Phil Edholm, and leading vendors, discuss how Business Communications Operations Management (BCOM) is a critical component of UC success.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts get together to discuss the recent BC Summit. The podcast includes Experts Blair Pleasant, Jon Arnold, Jim Burton, Steve Leaden, Phil Edholm, Art Rosenberg, Kevin Kieller, and Dr. Joseph Williams.
We had quite a few new vendor sponsors at this year’s BC Summit in La Jolla, CA. I had a chance to speak with several of them to discuss their role in business communications, their value proposition, and how their solutions can help customers and partners.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts react to the news that The Gores Group and Siemens have reached an agreement for Atos to acquire Unify. Dave Michels, moderates the podcast, with UC Experts Art Rosenberg, Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, Jon Arnold, Dr. Joseph Williams, and Steve Leaden.
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