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Analyst Insights: Selecting a Collaboration Provider (Part Two)

The pressure is mounting on IT professionals to either roll-out a high-performing communications portfolio or face the consequences. In fact, employees attribute 86 percent of workplace failures due to a lack of collaboration. That means enterprises lose money when their communications are not successful. The issues, in most cases, stems from organizations not understanding what success looks like in a …

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Scariest Meeting Moments: PGi Employee Edition

We’ve all been on a conference call or virtual meeting when someone or something just seemed out of place – a line left off mute or a video stream that presented a “unique” situation. With Halloween right around the corner, we asked our PGi team members to share some of the scariest, funniest and most awkward meeting moments from this …

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Pros and Cons of the Multiple Vendor Approach to Unified Communications

Let’s face it – the Unified Communications (UC) industry is flooded with different vendors all promising they have the best solution for any type of communications need your enterprise may have. Although it’s good to have options, IT professionals can be inundated with so many choices and it is complicated to understand which UC solution or solutions best fits your …

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Tips to Beat the Fourth-Quarter Blues

I’ve got the Fourth Quarter Blues. And no, I’m not talking about the song – although it’s a pretty catchy tune. I’m talking about the all-hands-on-deck, end-of-year, home-stretch kind of fourth-quarter blues. That time of year when the calendar starts to wind down and business teams all around the world are hustling to close one last deal or secure one …

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iMeetLive Updates Bring Enhanced Video and Security Features

Virtual events have always been a key tool to disseminate important company news and updates for global organizations. And with the growing demand for a more personalized workplace experience, video communications have quickly become a foundational element in businesses to help drive better interactions with both internal and external audiences. As a result, today we’re seeing virtual events are continuing …

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Conference Call Bingo – Let’s Play!

We’ve all been there – in the middle of a conference call when you hear the same cliché business terms and phrases being misused, over-used and spoken time and time again. Or even the nuances when collaborating via a web conference when you’re trying to co-present and you must ask the person hosting the meeting to advance your slides. You …

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Drive Productivity with New GlobalMeet Features

PGi’s commitment to evolve our products to meet the changing needs of today’s enterprise stems from our dedication to our customers and creating a stellar user experience. In IT circles, the death of Flash is well documented by developers and software companies as the industry move towards HTML5. HTML5 allows developers to build more diverse and powerful websites and applications …

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PGi for Hands on Atlanta

Last week the PGi Alpharetta and Atlanta teams worked together to volunteer for the 28th annual Hands on Atlanta Day, a major service initiative that organizes dozens of community projects throughout metro Atlanta focused on primary community needs including education and youth development, literacy, child hunger and parental engagement. The city-wide initiative mobilized 3,000 volunteers to help support programs that …

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The Complexity of Unified Communications Today

Enterprise collaboration is an evolving industry that continues to become more and more complex, especially for the IT professional. Long-gone are the days when you could simply pick up a phone, call someone and be done with a meeting. Today, collaboration for businesses combines multiple forms of communication – from traditional PSTN calling and e-mail to cloud telephony, web and …

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PGi Announces First-Ever Customer Award Finalists and Winners

PGi unveiled its first-ever Customer and Affiliate recognition program, “the EDGEE awards.” This new annual awards program highlights unique collaboration use cases and shows how customers are working with and leveraging PGi’s solutions to help give their end-users a competitive EDGE in collaboration and communications. Here are our category finalists and winners: Best Problem Solver Finalist: Kushal Berera, Vice President, …

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Four Myths on Moving Your Phone System to the Cloud

Companies of all sizes are transitioning from traditional, on-premise phone systems to cloud-based PBX (private branch exchange) systems. The reason for this is that are many benefits to a cloud PBX system over an on-premise system, which are driving IT departments to adopt this latest enterprise technology. That said, there are still common misconceptions IT professionals may have when it …

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3 Tech Trends That Will Impact Business in 2018

Introduction In today’s world, businesses are continually affected and challenged by the latest technology trends. As a rule of thumb, it is necessary for organizations to adapt early to these new trends so that they can continue to remain competitive and operational. Unfortunately, many companies fail to see these market shifts in time and often fall behind and face irrelevancy. …

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PGi Named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace – Eight Years and Counting!

For the eighth year in a row, PGi is honored to be named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Every year, the Foundation recognizes companies around the world that are committed to offering added support and benefits to employees who adopt. The Foundation is North America’s only non-profit public charity dedicated to finding homes for children living …

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The All-New iMeetLive

As a leader in collaboration, to meet the growing needs of our users and potential customers, we are constantly evolving and improving our services and products. Our latest product update news comes from our webcasting solution, iMeetLive. These upgrades are designed to bring enhancements and added functionality to continually improve the end-user experience. The iMeetLive team released version 4.6.5 on …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Webcasting

In today’s globalized business world, webcasting has become a strategic way to disseminate information to many external and internal stakeholders at one time. Some of the most common uses for webcasts range from hosting regional or global executive town halls with hundreds of employees, to conducting investor relations (IR) webcasts with thousands of stakeholders around the world. As useful as …

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