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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The UCStrategies team examines Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications for 2011. The discussion is moderated by Marty Parker, and the UC Expert panel includes David Yedwab, Russell Bennett, Don Van Doren, Art Rosenberg, Dave Michels, Michael Finneran, Jon Arnold, Jason Andersson, and Steve Leaden.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss the future of the public switched telephone network (PSTN). The podcast is moderate by Michael Finneran, and the UC Expert panel includes Marty Parker, Jon Arnold, Don Van Doren, and Art Rosenberg.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies experts present their take on Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility. The UCStrategies panel includes Dave Michels, David Yedwab, Marty Parker and Art Rosenberg.
In this Industy Buzz podcast, moderator Marty Parker leads the UCStrategies experts in a conversation about where to invest in UC the rest of this year and in 2012. The UC Expert panel includes Don Van Doren, Russell Bennett, Art Rosenberg, Dave Michels, Jim Burton, and Blair Pleasant.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, several UCStrategies Experts who attended the recent ShoreTel analyst conference provide their thoughts on the conference and the company's strategy. The Expert team includes Jim Burton, Blair Pleasant, Dave Michels, Jon Arnold and Marty Parker.
In this Industry Buzz Podcast hosted by UCStrategies' Marty Parker, the UCStrategies experts discuss UC clients. The UC Expert panel includes Dave Michels, Michael Finneran, Blair Pleasant, Jim Burton, Nancy Jamison, and Don Van Doren.
UCStrategies Experts discuss ways an organization can get started in unified communications, in this Industry Buzz podcast moderated by Blair Pleasant. The UC Expert panel also includes Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, Art Rosenberg, and Stephen Leaden.
Jim Davies, Mitel CTO, speaks with Blair Pleasant at the Mitel Partner Conference in Hollywood, FL.
In this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by Marty Parker, the unified communications experts of UCStrategies discuss Microsoft's announcement regarding the availability of Microsoft Office 365. The UC Expert panel also includes David Yedwab, Don Van Doren, Michael Finneran and Art Rosenberg.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts discuss new modes of work, and the role UC will be playing in them. Michael Finneran moderates this week's discussion. The UC Expert panel also includes Marty Parker, Don Van Doren, John Bartlett, Art Rosenberg, Russell Bennett, and Dave Michels.
Tim Kostyniuk, Vice President of Product Management and Solutions Marketing, Mitel, talks with UCStrategies' Blair Pleasant about Mitel's new product announcements.
Davide Petramala, VP of Esnatech, discusses the cloud and Esna's UC offerings.
In this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by Blair Pleasant, the UCStrategies team of UC experts discusses the mid-market: the different ways the mid-market is defined, and the role of unified communications in that space. The podcast is hosted by Blair Pleasant, and the UCStrategies expert panel includes Nancy Jamison, Jim Burton, Marty Parker, and Don Van Doren.
Recent announcements by Polycom are the topic of this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by Dave Michels. The UC expert panel also includes John Bartlett, Marty Parker, and Jim Burton.
In this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by Nancy Jamison, the UCStrategies Experts turn their attention to the topic of "channel conflict." The UC expert panel also includes Don Van Doren, Blair Pleasant, Michael Finneran, and Art Rosenberg.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, Dave Michels chats with Laura Merling, Vice President of API Platform and Strategy at Alcatel-Lucent, at the Gluecon conference in Boulder, CO.
In this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by John Bartlett, the UCStrategies team discusses use cases for video. The UC expert panel also includes Art Rosenberg, Blair Pleasant, Don Van Doren, Michael Finneran, Dave Michels.
In this Industry Buzz podcast, Jim Burton of UCStrategies talks to Buck Baker, President of ScanSource Communications, about the company's new website dedicated to unified communications, UC Solutions.
In this week's Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies asked, "Who will be the communications service providers for the remainder of the 21st century – the incumbents or new entrants?” The UC expert panel includes Russell Bennett, Marty Parker, John Bartlett, Jason Andersson, Dave Michels, Michael Finneran, and Jon Arnold.
At Dimension Data’s Perspectives analyst conference, Mark Zerbe talks to Blair Pleasant about how the company helps customers implement UC and collaboration solutions, including integrating Microsoft and Cisco products.
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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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