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5 Features to Look For in a UCaaS Solution

A united effort gets more done, moving forward as a connected and organized unit of moving pieces. That’s why many IT and business leaders are choosing to unite their enterprise communications in the cloud. As the convergence of business communications, phone systems, messaging platforms and other collaboration workflows, unified communications as a service is the modern solution for IT and …

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What Features Do Users Want From Their UC&C Providers?

Enterprises that seek improved collaboration and communication are increasingly utilizing UC&C providers. According to a study by Gartner, global spending on UC&C will reach $44.2 billion in 2021. As employers continue to implement unified communications software in the workplace, providers need to meet rising customer expectations. When selecting a unified communications and collaboration tool for their enterprises, organization leaders seek providers …

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How Businesses Can Keep Up With Transformations in UC&C

Businesses can sink or swim in an evolving market. Rather than using traditional practices that have worked in the past, businesses should be adaptable to present and future business trends. Think of how technology has evolved in the last 10, five and even two years. Companies that are still using communications from 10, five or two years ago can lose …

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4 Scary Blunders To Avoid In Your Next Webcast

October is in full swing, which means all things spooky run amok. Just because it’s Halloween time doesn’t mean you should scare away your audience. Being prepared to produce an effective webcast typically involves understanding common mistakes so that organizers and presenters can avoid making the same mistakes. Here are some of the most common webcast errors: Trapping Viewers With Your Title …

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How Can VRC Enhance Your Video Conferencing Practices?

Across the world, employees are skipping the traditional commute and tuning in from their screens instead. While dependent on the nature of the work, telecommuting has become a norm for many companies. In fact, a recent study found that 70 percent of professionals work remotely once a week, with more than half (53%) doing so for at least half the …

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Introducing New and Improved Webinar and Webcast Services

Here at PGi, we have some great news for you. After recently launching new and updated webinar and webcasting services under the GlobalMeet® brand name, we can help you achieve the highest levels of efficiency that your online events and communications have ever seen. With a new name comes even better capabilities, competitive pricing and a slew of benefits for …

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3 Effective Ways to Utilize Webinars

How can you seamlessly connect with customers and investors that span continents and time zones all at once? Take advantage of webinar software. To make sure you’re using this online communication tool effectively, here are the top business scenarios that lend themselves to using webinars: 1. Sales and Marketing Webinars allow sales and marketing teams to target prospects and consumers …

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UCaaS Enables Digital Transformation

Frost & Sullivan research clearly shows that unified communications is here to stay, with almost two-thirds of companies reporting that UC (Unified Communications) is deployed within their organization. But the nearly 2,000 IT decisions makers we recently surveyed for our annual Digital Transformation study also tell us that they continue to struggle to align their IT strategies with their business …

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Webinars vs. Web Conferencing: What’s the Difference?

Yesterday you met with clients in New York, San Francisco, London, Singapore and Dubai – and you didn’t even have to leave your office. Thank you, technology. Online communication tools make it easy to collaborate across time zones, but not all digital solutions are cut out for the same task. With that said, are you using webinars and web conferencing …

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4 Benefits of Working From Home for Pet Owners

Are you the proud owner of furry companions, aquatic friends or pet reptiles? Do you also have a career that allows you to work from home? The two can make a favorable pairing. Here are some pet-friendly benefits of working remotely: 1. Your pets will be happier Your home is an animal-friendly working space, allowing your pets to roam throughout …

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The Power of Stellar UI and UX for Team Collaboration

The Power of Stellar UI and UX for Team Collaboration

Join the video call, exchange pleasantries, get to work. Easy, right? Yes – but only if the video conferencing platform has the stellar user interface and user experience to support such real-time connections and seamless collaborations. With relevant features presented through simple, intuitive UI and UX design, employees and clients can collaborate without any cases of “How do I join?” …

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What Does Glocalization Mean for Your Business?

When companies expand across borders, they have to consider translating product information, currencies, images, date and time formats, and other regional nuances. Without these careful considerations, businesses risk culture shock and failing markets. That’s where glocalization comes in to help companies adjust to local cultures. Here’s what you need to know about glocalization: Defining Glocalization Coined by sociologist Roland Roberston …

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What Is the Ideal Office Temperature for Productivity?

The alarm goes off and after struggling to get out of bed, employees are hit with another challenge: What is the appropriate outfit for today’s weather – outside and inside of the office? Not only is office temperature important for employee comfort, but it can also directly affect efficiency. A CareerBuilder survey reported that 53 percent of employees say they …

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3 Reasons to Implement Live Video Streaming

A vibrant and effective tool, video is the future of efficient and cost-effective company-wide communication. Here are a few reasons to consider implementing live video streaming in your office: 1. Enhance Internal Communication You give your external audiences the five-star experience, but you can’t forget to treat your employees with the same spirited attention. They’re your biggest brand ambassadors, which …

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