Predictions We Got Wrong

Predictions We Got Wrong

By Blair Pleasant September 18, 2015 4 Comments
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Predictions We Got Wrong by Blair Pleasant

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts address failed predictions. Where did we miss the boat entirely, or when has the rate of adoption not met expectations? Blair Pleasant moderates the discussion with Art Rosenberg, J.R. Simmons, Jon Arnold, Phil Edholm, and Kevin Kieller. Among the topics discussed are enterprise social software, voice recognition, CEBP, WebRTC, Google, personal agents, and federation.

Refer to the time codes below for each speaker:

  • Blair Pleasant
  • Art Rosenberg (2:51)
  • J.R. Simmons (5:28)
  • Art Rosenberg (9:51)
  • Blair Pleasant (10:23)
  • Jon Arnold (11:18)
  • Phil Edholm (14:36)
  • Blair Pleasant (19:37)
  • Phil Edholm (21:03)
  • Kevin Kieller (20:32)
  • Blair Pleasant (24:44)
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4 Responses to "Predictions We Got Wrong" - Add Yours

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Bennet Bayer 9/18/2015 10:55:41 AM

How refreshing for a group of smart people to look over their shoulder. Kudo's!
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Blair Pleasant 9/21/2015 10:24:06 AM

Thanks Bennet - we know that every once in a while we get it wrong, so it's good to be open about it.
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Corey Moss 10/2/2015 12:31:31 PM

I think a lot had been expected of social media integration by analysts and others in UC Blair and it's good to hear that you looked back on a missed prediction, but you're certainly not alone on that. I hear people saying BYOD many times in the podcast and as statistics show (in the latest Comp TIA report) full BYOD is not as large a part of enterprise strategy as was expected either. The overall UC/mobile device space is pretty much still feeling its way. Next year at this time you'll likely be talking about wearables in UC predictions as well.
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Art Rosenberg 10/23/2015 10:37:28 AM

Agree with you, Corey!

BYOD will be driving the need to accommodate individual end user interactions with business processes that will involve internal staff, business partners, and consumers/customers who will all be exercising BYOD for mobility. Unfortunately, the standards are not yet in place to deal with interoperability for all types of endpoint devices, but we are getting there, slowly!

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