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Why Not Using UCaaS Could Be Costly to Small Businesses

With its expansive coverage and broad offerings, unified communications (UC) finds a natural home with enterprise-level businesses that need to connect global operations and thousands of employees working remotely. Rather than relying on multiple disparate services, a UC platform integrates voice, messaging, collaboration, and other features in a single integrated business communications solution. Now, with the emergence of unified communications …

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5 Webcast Features that Your Business Can’t Afford to Do Without

When choosing a webcast platform, there is much more to consider beyond the investment. Robust features make all the difference when implementing professional webcasting software and services. Your business can’t afford to miss out on leveraging these five webcast features. 1. HD video streaming Webcasts rely on videos to amp up their message. This means that your video is the …

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Admit It, You’re Multi-Tasking During Your Meetings

The hectic pace of the business world makes meeting engagement a challenge due to the rise of multi-tasking. Learn more about the new Multi-Task Widget that intersects meeting-driven hosts and temptress prone participants at a happy medium. How often do people multi-task? GlobalMeet users know all too well that it can be tricky to keep their meeting participants engaged. According …

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5 Business Critical Trends in the Hosted PBX Market

A unified communications (UC) platform is one of the best business developments for connecting teams across all channels. UC gives you the ability to stay connected with your employees, customers, and shareholders. As a compliment to establishing your UC strategy, learn about these five influential trends in the hosted PBX market. 1. Cloud-based phones The days of traditional desk phones …

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Communication Elevated: What Does It Mean for the Modern Workforce?

Digital transformation is impacting every aspect of the business, but perhaps none more so than communication. By breaking down silos and increasing collaboration, communication is the foundation on which all other digital transformation initiatives are built. In our 2019 Future of Business Communication eBook, we asked thought leaders from across the industry to explain how communication trends are impacting business …

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7 Business Benefits of Unified Communications as a Service

Not so long ago, most knowledge workers would leave home each day to go work in an office for eight (or so) hours, and then return home in the evening. Two separate locations, two different “lives.” Today, a profound shift in when, where, and how people work is taking place, and the line between work and home is blurry, if …

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Forecast for the Future of Unified Communications: Clouds with a Strong Chance of AI

In the past ten years, we have witnessed a tremendous evolution in business communication technology. The traditional PBX has evolved into an open architecture development platform with the capability to transform workforce communication and collaboration. Technology developments in bandwidth, speech recognition, cloud software and artificial intelligence (AI) have contributed to this growth, driving down costs while improving quality and reliability. …

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5 Virtual Meeting Collaboration Features for Remote Teams

Connecting remote teams can be a challenge, but virtual meetings can make all the difference. With so many virtual meeting platforms on the market, you need a hassle-free solution that drives collaboration for all types of users. Check out these five virtual meeting collaboration tools that benefit remote teams. 1. One-click access When remote employees host or attend virtual meetings, …

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Align Teams with Your Webinar Strategy

Whether you are a small start-up or an enterprise level business, your teams need to present a united front. Employees are the face of your business – they need to be on the same page to ensure that you consistently exceed customer expectations. With a strategic webinar setup, you can align teams to help guarantee that you always put your …

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3 Collaboration Technology Features that IT Teams Need

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Productivity often relies on how well IT teams can communicate with dispersed teams. IT professionals need to know about the advantages of video conferencing in business. By implementing powerful collaboration technology features, IT teams can streamline managing their operational tasks and maximize productivity across all channels. The following three collaboration technology features will do the trick. 1. Host Efficient Meetings …

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5 Ways Modern Enterprises Can Use Webcasting Software

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Have you considered how versatile and effective your business is with your webcast software? Modern enterprises need to know about these five innovative ways that they can leverage webcasting software. 1. Unify new hire training Consistency with new employees is an important goal for HR teams. Webcasts are a viable tool to ensure that employee onboarding goes off without a …

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4 Webcasts That Are Creating a Buzz

Webcasts can be leveraged in many ways to promote businesses of all shapes and sizes. Some businesses are breaking ground by using their webcast platform to deliver unique experiences. Your business can use these strategies to diversify how you use webcasts. Check out these examples of how businesses are using webcasts to get others talking. 1. Bob Weir & Wolf …

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Transform Your Business with Unified Communications

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GlobalMeet introduces a new unified communications as a service (UCaaS) offering and additional enhancements to transform your meetings. What does this mean for your business? Read more to find out. Exceed expectations for internal and external customers Whether you are hosting online meetings for internal or external participants, everyone wants a seamless experience. UCaaS offers voice capabilities that showcase enterprise-quality …

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10 Ways UCaaS Makes for a Better Work Life

Leaving the house when it’s dark. Navigating through rush hour traffic. Frantically trying to find a parking spot. Rushing into the conference room 15 minutes late, only to find that the meeting is pushed back an hour because your boss is stuck in traffic. Does this sound like life at your office? Here are some other common office annoyances that …

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8 Tips for Running a Flawless Online Meeting

When you’re getting ready to host an online meeting, there are many ins and outs to consider. Executing a successful meeting relies on more than providing quality content. Check out these 8 tips that will get you on your way to running a flawless online meeting. 1. Reference previous meeting data Before you begin building your meeting, take a look …

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Why You Need UCaaS in Your Work Life

You’ve heard of Unified Communications (UC), and you’ve heard of Software as a Service (SaaS), but have you heard of UCaaS? Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is a combination of the two and an increasingly popular way for businesses to manage communications and collaboration technologies. Why Unified Communications? In theory, UC is a platform for integrating communication tools with …

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Simplifying the Sharing Experience: New File Presentation Available in GlobalMeet

Are you looking for a faster and more clear way to share and present files during a meeting? GlobalMeet has rolled out brand new storage capabilities with support for PDFs, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office files. Read on for a quick preview of File presentation and learn how you can use it, and why it benefits your business. What is File …

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GlobalMeet Webcast Joins Forces with StoryShare to Bring Stakeholder Engagement Apps to Market

PGi’s webcasting product GlobalMeet Webcast has seen huge growth in recent years, driven by the adoption of new technology within the enterprise to communicate change. As our streaming business grows, we have seen demands from our customers to provide additional integrations to further improve the impact of our services. GlobalMeet Webcast has formed a strategic relationship with StoryShare and their …

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4 Tips for Choosing a UCaaS Provider

A growing number of SMBs are acknowledging the benefits of cloud communications and are adopting Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions.  Most of them choose cloud communications with the goal of enhancing business communication, collaboration and productivity, and to gain greater flexibility at times of rapid growth or downsizing. Moving to UCaaS requires you to perform extensive due diligence …

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5 Webinar Scheduling Strategies for Any Business

Launching a successful webinar is about much more than the content that is delivered during your webinar event. Even the most well-crafted webinar will fall on deaf ears without a solid webinar setup plan. These five scheduling strategies will help your business maximize your success. 1. Use reporting tools Webinar reporting and analytic tools help businesses gain insights from previous …

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