According to Business Insider, the wearable computing market will reach 148 million units by 2019, and each day more companies are throwing more devices throw into the proverbial ring. Apple, Google (or rather, Google’s army of OEMs) and Microsoft are …Read More »
How All-in-One Collaboration is Powering the Digital Workplace
Today’s hyper-connected workplace is moving faster than ever before. It is truly a digital workplace, where the speed of information—and how that information gets shared across an organization—is paramount to that organization’s success. Businesses are constantly looking to optimize communication …Read More »
Wearables in the Workplace
Wearable technology is here, but we’re still early in the life cycle. If you’re like me and already wearing an Android smartwatch, Apple Watch, Pebble or Fitbit, you’re still comfortably in the realm of “early adopter.” Wearables haven’t yet achieved …Read More »
The 4-Step Checklist for Weighing Your Enterprise’s Technology Options
In an ever-changing business climate with a growing need for technology solutions, it can be increasingly stressful to decide what tools your company needs to be successful. Making the wrong move could set your company back in not only dollars, …Read More »
3 Tips for Evaluating Audio Conferencing
In spite of the advances in communication technologies of late—face-to-face video, instant messaging, mobile applications and more—it can be easy to forget that audio conferencing is still the cornerstone of collaboration. All of the video chats and online meetings in …Read More »
3 Reasons for IT to Embrace Modern Collaboration
IT is in a powerful position to provide mission-critical technologies across the enterprise. When it comes to communication and collaboration, organizations are often dealing with a myriad of complex options in addition to maintaining or deprecating legacy systems. In order …Read More »
9 Essential Tech Tools Every Business Traveler Needs
We’ve all been there. You’re on the road, traveling for business and your smartphone battery dies. Nowhere to plug in, and you’re stuck in a meeting until 5. In addition to the prescribed laptop and smartphone is a battery charging …Read More »
5 New Apps to Boost Your Productivity
We all have our tricks to get more done during the workday. We turn our IM to “do not disturb,” work from home, shut off our smartphones and doodle to-do lists on napkins. Fortunately for workers everywhere, there are a …Read More »
Better Sales Presentations Through SCIENCE!
Sales has become a noisy place in recent years. There are so many ways to contact new and existing customers that finding a way to rise above the noise and stand out from the crowd is a new imperative for …Read More »
iMeet Agenday Takes Home the Design Gold!
The hits keep coming! Hot on the heels of iMeet Agenday’s win for Best Wearable App in this year’s Appy Awards, PGi’s Innovation Lab team has earned another accolade. At the Asia Design Awards, iMeet Agenday was awarded Gold in …Read More »
CIO vs. CMO: FIGHT!
The relationship between the CIO and CMO can be a contentious one at times. CMOs don’t think the IT department moves fast enough or understands their team’s unique needs. And CIOs worry that marketing often circumvents them when making promises …Read More »
How to Stop Dreading Your Sundays
Do you find yourself dreading your Sunday, knowing that your weekend is quickly drawing to a close and yet another workweek is about to rear its ugly head? I know I’ve fallen into that mid-Sunday-afternoon malaise, as the fun-filled frivolity …Read More »
Are You Using This Year’s Appy Award Winner for Best Wearable App?
Well look at that! @PGi congrats on winning #AppyAward! http://t.co/KN2fc49Yqz! Your app is like a personal assistant, except we'll still fetch our own coffee. — Appy Awards (@AppyAwards) May 20, 2015 Our very own iMeet Agenday smart calendar app won the …Read More »
What can chickens teach us about collaboration?
Here’s an interesting one for you: chickens might just be better collaborators than we are. It’s true! That is, if you believe the findings of a recent study referenced by Jim Tamm, a former law professor and judge who recently …Read More »
Innovate, Learn and Connect with PGi and Modality at Microsoft Ignite
Ignite, Microsoft’s annual enterprise technology conference, is kicking off this week in Chicago. And this year, you’ve got not one but two important stops to make on the show floor. Both PGi and Modality Systems will be well-represented. Come visit PGi …Read More »
Host Simply Better Webinars with GlobalMeet Webinar
For marketers, corporate communicators, sales trainers and more, webinars are powerful tools for hosting virtual large events and disseminating vital information to large groups. They’re an effective way to spread your message, regardless of whether your goal is to educate …Read More »
Author Phil Simon Tackles Ineffective Workplace Communication in His Latest Book, ‘Message Not Received’
Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of email you receive at work? Do you zone out in meetings when your colleagues start throwing out words like “synergy” and “action items”? Or, worse, are you yourself guilty of leaning on …Read More »
Upcoming Webinar: What Skype for Business Means for You
Are you ready for the next generation of unified communications? Microsoft Lync Online has begun rolling out Skype for Business, the latest version of its UC&C client (formerly known as Lync) that brings together the familiarity of Skype with the …Read More »
Check out PGi’s Aminu Timberlake on ESPN’s 30 for 30
This Sunday, March 15th ESPN is premiering its latest 30 for 30: “I Hate Christian Laettner.” Laettner, the film’s namesake, played basketball for the Duke University Blue Devils and is particularly famous for a game-winning shot against Kentucky in 1992, a …Read More »
Modality’s Justin Morris Explores the Cultural Shift of Lync
Unified communications solutions such as Microsoft® Lync® are an increasingly integral part of collaboration for the enterprise. However, UC represents a complex system that requires careful thought, planning and education in order to maximize your organization’s UC investment. In a …Read More »