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Join PGi at the SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit

Join more than 2,500 marketing and sales professionals in Nashville during May 24-27 for SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit, the premier B2B conference that promises to raise the bar with new, cutting edge research, increased networking opportunities, more than 50 analyst sessions and over 100 customer case study presentations. SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit is composed of general sessions to help top marketing, sales …

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Big Data: The Key to Collaboration-Centric Business

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Recently I participated in a webinar panel with IT and marketing leaders on building alignment between the CIO and CMO, and surprisingly every speaker agreed: most of us are there or well on our way. The next frontier is building a collaboration-centric culture across the company, and data is the place you start. Just about every business function now needs …

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The Optimal Office Temperature: A Definitive Conclusion to the Age-Old Debate

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Whether your office climate is reminiscent of a warm, humid rainforest or the icy tundra, it’s undeniable that office temperature has significant bearing on both your productivity and your overall comfort in the workplace. The verdict has long been out concerning the optimal office temperature, and we here at PGi want to end the office temperature debate once and for …

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IT Insight Series: When IT is Agile

The role of IT is undergoing a significant change. Today’s IT teams aren’t just tasked with connecting servers or scolding employees for writing their user names and passwords on Post-it® notes. Now, more than ever, IT teams are becoming agile problem solvers and key partners in the overall strategy for businesses. In this edition of our IT Insight Series, we’ll …

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5 Things You Should Never Do on a Conference Call

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Proper etiquette is crucial in all walks of life, but there’s no place where good manners are more important than on a conference call. Conference calls present participants with a field of awkward landmines which can detonate with the slightest misstep and destroy the meeting. If you’ve ever had a bad conference call experience, you know how easily the ruffling of …

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iMeet Agenday 2.6 Makes Managing Meetings Easier Than Ever

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At PGi, our aim is simple: we want to make your day-to-day workplace collaboration as seamless and efficient as possible. We want to give you the tools to conduct and manage flawless meetings and, in the ‘always-on’ environment of modern technology, it is crucial that our services are available on the go and on any device. Managing a busy schedule is already …

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IT Insights Series: Establishing IT Credibility Across an Organization

Shadow IT, characterized as systems or solutions adopted inside an organization without IT approval, is a trend that has been making waves in IT departments in recent years. It has grown out of  the need for teams and individuals to explore their own solutions to address unique line of business problems. Clearly, this poses a number of risks for the …

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Providing a Collaborative Edge for Remote and In-Person Teams

Flexible and remote work are both on the rise, and as a result it’s easy to see why there’s so much business demand for collaboration solutions, such as web and video conferencing and online team workspaces. The new virtual team needs intuitive, integrated and centralized ways to communicate quickly, share documents and manage their various projects. However, collaboration software isn’t …

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3 Tips for Convincing Your Company’s Leadership to Embrace Flexible Work Options

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For weeks (or maybe even months), you’ve been regaling your boss with the many benefits of remote work. But as much as you’ve been trying to get him to adopt a more flexible work mindset, he’s still stuck in traditional office operating mode. If you’re itching to work from home, these three tips for convincing your company’s leadership to embrace flexible work …

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At the Corner of Create and Collaborate: A CMO’s Guide to Managing Marketing’s Newest, Busy Intersection in the Enterprise

Say “goodbye” to the marketing silo. Gone are the days when the marketing team solely focused on ad campaigns and only worked with their agencies. While Marketing has always owned the brand, today owning the brand has evolved into a much broader role of owning the sum of the customer experience – requiring marketers to work with a larger group …

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5 Smartwatch Apps You Should Bring to Work

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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 all fighting a battle for your wrist, and one of the most important fronts of that battle is the workplace. …

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How All-in-One Collaboration is Powering the Digital Workplace

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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 and collaboration. And today, we’re seeing an increasing trend towards streamlining collaboration by turning to all-in-one tools, combining traditionally disparate …

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Web Conferencing Solution Enhances End User Satisfaction for intoCareers

For over 40 years, intoCareers has helped mold the minds of tomorrow’s leaders by providing high-quality career information to the educators who provide counsel to youths across the nation as they transition from students into young professionals. intoCareers was confronted with a challenge when a price hike in their web conferencing platform left them searching for a more affordable option …

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12 Earth Day Quotes to Celebrate Mother Nature

Holiday celebrations in the workplace are a great way to break up the monotony of the work week. Earth Day allows us to celebrate the beauty of our planet while actively working to preserve that beauty for future generations. So utilize Earth Day as an opportunity to do some good. Make today a print-free work day. Have a waste-free lunch. …

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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 their iPhone moment, when this new category of device reaches mass adoption and begins to invade the workplace. However, the …

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