UCStrategies Experts Discuss “Most Significant“ of 2014

UCStrategies Experts Discuss “Most Significant“ of 2014

By Dave Michels January 9, 2015 3 Comments
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UCStrategies Experts Discuss “Most Significant“ of 2014 by Dave Michels

In this week's Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts talk about the news items from 2014 they consider most significant. Among the topics discussed are Comcast's viral customer service call, social collaborative announcements (Unify's Circuit and Cisco's Project Squared), Google's agreement with Microsoft, the overall increase in focus on end users, WebRTC, and Microsoft appearing in the leaders quadrant of Gartner's magic quadrant for corporate telephony.

Dave Michels moderates the discussion, and is joined by J.R. SimmonsMichael FinneranEvan Kirstel, Art Rosenberg, Marty Parker, Kevin KiellerBlair Pleasant, Phil Edholm, Don Van DorenJon ArnoldSteve Leaden, Roberta J. Fox, and Dr. Joseph Williams.

Refer to the time codes below for each speaker:

  • Dave Michels
  • J.R. Simmons (1:38)
  • Michael Finneran (4:30)
  • Dave Michels (6:09)
  • Evan Kirstel (6:30)
  • Art Rosenberg (9:09)
  • Marty Parker (11:41)
  • Kevin Kieller (16:08)
  • Blair Pleasant (18:56)
  • Marty Parker (21:10)
  • Phil Edholm (22:03)
  • Don Van Doren (25:00)
  • Jon Arnold (28:40)
  • Steve Leaden (32:40)
  • Roberta J. Fox (35:19)
  • Joseph Williams (39:21)
  • Dave Michels (40:21)
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3 Responses to "UCStrategies Experts Discuss “Most Significant“ of 2014" - Add Yours

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Ana Cordova 1/12/2015 9:08:05 AM

Very informative discussions!
Blair's key points Jon's Arnlods and Roberta's about user's perspective of UC
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Blair Pleasant 1/12/2015 9:56:44 AM

Thanks Ana - I've been focusing on the importance of the user experience for a long time, and it's refreshing to see the industry move from focusing on the technology to what it means to the end user. That's the only way to build up user adoption and ensure that organizations get the full value of their investments.
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Roberta J. Fox 1/12/2015 12:37:57 PM

Ana: thanks from me too. On top of what Blair said, I think it is critical to give the user viewpoints from real world examples to try to have the industry understand what we are wanting and how to spend our money.

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