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How to Achieve the Best Audio Quality on a Conference Call

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With modern technology, conference calls with poor-quality audio should be a thing of the past. Here at PGi, we are committed to providing the industry’s best audio conference quality. But there are things that you can do during your GlobalMeet® Audio meeting to ensure that you experience top-notch quality on your conference calls. Follow these tips to experience clear audio …

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Women in History: Ada Lovelace

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This March, we have been honoring influential women in technology and history as a part of Women’s History Month. Over the past few weeks, we have celebrated tech pioneers Dr. Shirley Jackson, Dr. Erna Hoover and Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper. As spring kicks into full swing and Women’s History Month comes to a close, we have one more exceptional …

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5 Key Takeaways from Mobile World Congress 2017

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Just a few weeks ago, many of our PGi team members spent the week in Barcelona at the 2017 Mobile World Congress tradeshow. MWC is the hub for all things mobile, and this year’s MWC was not without a breathtaking display of new technology that will change our lives at home, at work and on the go. Let’s take a …

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PGi Debuts Mobile Collaboration Exchange for VoLTE Conferencing at Mobile World Congress

mobile collaboration exchange

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry. Held annually in Barcelona, MWC brings together the brightest minds in the mobile industry and addresses the contemporary state of the industry and elucidates what its future might hold. At this year’s show, PGi was proud to introduce the mobile collaboration exchange, a high-definition (HD) Voice over …

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iMeetLive Case Study: Shipman & Goodwin LLP

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For over 100 years, Shipman & Goodwin LLP has provided top-notch legal counsel to clients on a local, national and international level. Shipman & Goodwin has an extensive team of 175 attorneys and 175 support staff. Shipman & Goodwin was in search of a software solution that would better enable them to communicate with current clients and engage prospective clients. …

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PGi Wins Two Bronze Awards at the Stevie Awards

The old adage goes “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” but even that decree deserves to be broken every now and again when something special occurs: PGi was recently recognized in Las Vegas as a finalist for two Stevie Awards. PGi was up against 2,300 applicants, with staunch competition from contenders like IBM, Delta, Cisco, Dell and Marriott, among …

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PGi Closes Deal to Acquire ReadyTalk

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PGi is dedicated to providing the absolute best communication and collaboration experiences for all our users across the globe, and we are committed to building strategic relationships that further that goal. Earlier this month, we announced that PGi would be acquiring the cloud communications provider ReadyTalk, and we are pleased to announce that we have closed the deal as of …

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Customer Spotlight: GlobalMeet Helps Samantha McMahon & Team Pursue Their 2017 Goals

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Here at PGi, delighting our customers is a top priority. We want to empower our customers to collaborate more effectively and ensure their voices are heard. Read on to learn about how GlobalMeet helps Samantha McMahon collaborate in the office and on the go in her role as a Lead Analyst for a leading supply chain organization: Tell us about …

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Should You Work From Home Today? PGi’s Work from Home Flowchart Will Help You Decide (Hint: You Should) — Infographic

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If you’re like me, you may have the ability to work from home, but you don’t utilize that ability as often as you’d like. I am currently working from home and, as I write this, I am overcome with paranoia. Do my co-workers think I’m being a slacker by working from home today? Is my boss secretly mad that I …

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PGi Announces Agreement to Acquire Cloud Communications Provider ReadyTalk

The arrival of the New Year brings with it, as always, an air of new beginnings. The new calendar year provides vast opportunities for growth, improvement and success — and this year is no exception for PGi. The beginning of 2017 marks a special occasion for us as we embark upon a new relationship. PGi is proud to announce that …

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IT Superheroes eBook

IT superheroes

Though their powers might fly under the radar, there is a group of elite superheroes working within your office at this very moment. These tried and tested heroes are constantly at work, protecting you from disasters that would put your work in jeopardy. Want to know who these mighty heroes are? Simply walk over to your IT department. That’s right. …

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Employee Spotlight: PGi’s Lauren Weatherly Makes CRN’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” List

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Here at PGi, we are heavily invested in cultivating a culture of support and encouragement for our incredible employees. We want to celebrate the success of our employees, and today we are excited to put the employee spotlight on the talented Lauren Weatherly who has been selected as one of CRN’s annual “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” list. …

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“The Science of Sound” White Paper: How Audio Quality Affects Brain Function

Since its inception, PGi has had a vested interest in bringing you the best audio possible to give you an exceptional conferencing experience.  Our dedication to top-notch audio quality goes beyond our desire to facilitate communicate and collaboration amongst our end users; our commitment to high-quality audio is also backed by science. Hearing is a delicate sense, and when you partake …

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“Two Sides of the Telecommuting Coin”: A Telecommuting Checklist for Remote Workers and Their Managers

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As the popularity of remote work continues to trend upwards, the particular trials and tribulations of the telecommuter become more defined. But the spotlight is often placed on the plight of the remote worker, which fails to examine the other side of the telecommuting equation. PGi’s Two Sides of the Telecommuting Coin: Remote Work Tips for Teleworkers and Their Managers is …

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13 Remarkable Marketing Quotes to Inspire & Motivate

Marketing inspiration quotes from marketing leaders

We all need a little inspiration in our work lives. To help us be innovative. To push through the clutter. To focus on meaningful productivity, not just busy work. To win new customers. To delight our current customers. To outsoar the competition. And to drive new ways of thinking, learning and experiencing. To help you reach remarkable and innovative heights …

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25 Thank You Quotes to Share Your Gratitude

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Have someone you want to thank but unsure of how? Share these 25 thank you quotes to express your gratitude with colleagues, friends, family, social connections and business partners today and year round.  My favorite? “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not the mind” ~Lionel Hampton [slideshare id=41814168&doc=25quotesthanksgivinggratitude-141120105348-conversion-gate01] Building a company culture of gratitude—a business environment …

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10 Songs Scientifically Proven to Amp Up Your Work Productivity (and 2 Just for Fun)

top 10 songs to amp work productivity

Do you have favorite album that you swear amps up your work productivity? A Spotify playlist that you listen to when you need a burst of creativity? Or an old CD you pop in when you need a little pick-me-up at work? Good news, friends: Science is here for your musical needs. Various studies over the past decade have scientifically …

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Sales Webinar: Evolve or Die | Surviving the Rapidly Changing Sales Landscape

The way customers buy products and services has fundamentally changed. Cold calls and emails simply don’t work. According to Forrester Research, the average buyer has completed between 68-98% of their decision-making process before engaging a sales professional. To survive, companies need to take a radically different approach to the way they sell. Companies must evolve to stay ahead of the …

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PGi CTO David Guthrie Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Georgia CIO Awards

We are thrilled to announce that PGi CTO David Guthrie was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at today’s prestigious Georgia CIO of the Year program, hosted by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. David joined PGi in 2003 to help with PGi’s technology strategies—a special request by PGi founder, chairman and CEO Boland T. Jones. Since then, he has been …

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Quick Poll: What Are Your Presentation Nightmares?

Ripped slacks. Heckling from the audience. Total brain freeze. Wrong answers in a Q&A. Crickets in the audience. For business professionals everywhere, giving presentations can be the thing of nightmares. In honor of Halloween, the scariest time of year, we want to know your most horrifying presentation nightmares. Take this quick poll … And you could be the lucky winner …

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