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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Paul Robinson, PhD, CMA, CFM, is a Founding Partner in Market Strategy and Analytics Partners LLC. He is multi-faceted professional with 45 years’ experience in all aspects of finance, process re-engineering, project and quality management, marketing, market analysis & forecasting, pricing, and corporate planning. Dr. Robinson has exceptional research skills and his analyses make the intricacies of financial models “talk” to senior executives, investors and financial analysts.
Prior to starting Market Strategy and Analytics Partners, he was Vice President of The Eastern Management Group and its practice head - market analysis, process & financially-focused engagements. During his eight+ years at TEMG he completed numerous engagements across the broad spectrum of current communications issues including design and development of distribution channels, sales strategy for NGN equipment and OSS software, wireless pricing strategy, international marketing alliance development, and the development of business plans and business cases driving investment and market entry, expansion and exit.
While at AT&T Dr. Robinson was responsible for all Business Markets revenue and volume forecasting and competitive analysis. He served as CFO of the Inbound (i.e., 800, 900 and teleconferencing) Services business unit during the industry cut over to number portability. He was also CFO of the high end business markets segment, and as a member of the senior management team participated in reengineering the Business Markets Division to a market facing organization focusing on solution sales, strong relationship management, and shortened time to market. He redesigned AT&T’s internal transfer pricing policy and has served as CIO business manager and program controller just prior to his retirement.
Dr. Robinson received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from NYU. He holds professional certifications Management Accounting and Financial Management. He has over a dozen technical publications, and is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Project Management Journal.
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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.
Learn more at What is Unified Communications all about?