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[eBook] 5 Worst Webinar Mistakes

Nothing is worse than a webinar with crickets, glitches and awkward moments. Get your free eBook, “The 5 Worst Webinar Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Avoid Them),” today from PGi to better navigate the webinar minefield. Multitasking, short on attention and quick to leave you high and dry, webinar audiences can be a tough crowd. However, if you take …

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PGi Takes Home Three Awards for 2015 Best in Biz Awards

It is with great excitement that we announce that PGi has officially been announced as the winner of three separate awards for the 5th annual Best in Biz Awards! Best in Biz Awards is the only business awards program judged by influential industry analysts and esteemed members of the press from publications like FastCompany and Reuters.   Thanks to our …

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Checklist: 13 Ways to Promote Webinars

Beautiful presentation? Check. Expert guest speaker? Check. Webinar audience? Wait a minute, where is everyone? You put a lot of hard work into producing impressive webinars and webcasts, but when the audience doesn’t show up, all of your time and resources spent go right down the drain. Get the audience your webinar deserves with this 13-point checklist by PGi. Learn …

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What Marketing Really Thinks about your IT Organization

We all know the old stereotypes about IT. You’re there to maintain infrastructure, not reinvent it. You’re charged with implementing solutions, not solving challenges. While marketing bounces from project to project, IT plays traffic cop, slowing innovation and halting new ideas. If you’ve ever wondered what marketing really thinks about your IT organization, it probably sounded something like that. The …

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[eBook] C-Suite Collaboration: Earning and Keeping Marketing’s Seat at the Table

Not surprisingly, by 2017, CMOs will direct more corporate technology spending than CIOs. However, the leader most often left out of the C-suite is still the CMO, according to research in the newest eBook by PGi. Marketing leaders, it’s time to make your mark and learn how to earn a bigger role in setting the corporate agenda. Get your copy …

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Prioritizing Collaboration: 5 Questions to Ask

63% of CEOs cite “creating a collaborative environment” as a top factor in drawing the most out of their employees. However, the very word “collaboration” means different things to different people. It could mean simply gathering around a whiteboard to brainstorm ideas; working closely on a document or project with one or more colleagues; meeting online with global stakeholders on …

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Are You Leading the Marketing Department of the Future?

Say goodbye to the marketing silo. Thanks to technology and due to the demands of the customer-centric business, marketers everywhere are facing new possibilities, challenges and levels of transparency throughout organizations. Marketing is now relying on cross-functional collaboration, digging into data and aligning with IT more than ever before. Learn how to future-proof your marketing team and effectively navigate the …

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Teamsgiving Survey WeeBook

Inspired by the notion of giving thanks in November, we surveyed our customer base to gauge attitudes and unearth insights on the way knowledge workers feel about their teams. Nearly 500 professionals from a variety of industries and a variety of company sizes replied. And guess what? Teams have a lot of be thankful for. In fact, we’d like to …

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9 Essential Tech Tools Every Business Traveler Needs

We’ve all been there. You’re on the road, traveling for business and your smartphone battery dies. Nowhere to plug in, and you’re stuck in a meeting until 5. In addition to the prescribed laptop and smartphone is a battery charging pack—and these eight other tech tools every business traveler needs. External battery pack. Major airports have gotten much better at …

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Teamsgiving Survey Results

Inspired by the notion of giving thanks in November, we surveyed our customer base to gauge attitudes and unearth insights on the way knowledge workers feel about their teams. Nearly 500 PGi customers from a variety of industries and company sizes replied. And guess what? Teams have a lot of be thankful for. In fact, we’d like to crown these …

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5 New Apps to Boost Your Productivity

We all have our tricks to get more done during the workday. We turn our IM to “do not disturb,” work from home, shut off our smartphones and doodle to-do lists on napkins. Fortunately for workers everywhere, there are a bunch of new(ish) apps available to help get more done in less time. Here are five new apps to boost …

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6 Collaboration Trends Shaping the Future of IT

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Collaboration-centric strategies are now at the heart of modern IT departments, breaking down formerly rigidly defined siloes and creating responsive, communicative teams through methodologies like agile development. Instead of reacting slowly to change, IT now plans for it far in advance, remaining flexible enough to respond in real time rather than being purely reactive. Instead of waiting for lengthy analysis and approvals, …

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Sales Presentations: How to Lose Your Audience in 10 Ways

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Want your sales presentation to bore at new extremes? Here are 10 of the most unattractive presentation ideas and off-putting ways to pitch your prospects. Sales Presentations: How to Lose Your Audience in 10 Ways from PGi Put everything you’ll say on your slides. Use small font so it all fits. Read every slide. Write your data out in bullets. Show …

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Time for Personality to Shine

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Employers have neglected the impact personality can have on the success of flexible working, but researchers are turning their attention to strategies for smooth transitions, says Heather Greig-Smith. Not everyone desires flexibility. There are those who prefer to come into an office to work nine to five even if they are given flexibility over work location and time. Only some …

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5 Tips to Recruit Top Telecommuting Talent

Whether you have a remote or brick-and-mortar company, there may come a time when you need to hire a virtual worker. That’s a good thing, since opening up your talent pool to the virtual worker world means you’ll be able to find the best talent out there and not be limited by geographic locations. But here’s the thing: remote workers …

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