Recent Posts

2017 Future of Business Collaboration eBook

A little over 25 years ago, we were first introduced to the “World Wide Web”. Since that point, technology has rapidly changed and evolved to achieve one goal: to make our lives easier, more productive and more efficient. Over the last decade a particular type of technology has achieved just that. “Smart” technology has become ubiquitous in our everyday lives. …

Read More »

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

work from home

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 …

Read More »

Are Americans Shaming Their Co-Workers Who Work From Home?

remote work shaming

Remote work, telecommuting and telework are all terms that everyone has become familiar with over the last decade. With the proliferation of IT consumerization and Bring Your Own Tech (BYOT), it has become easier than ever for everyone to stay connected and in tune with work during all hours of the day (and night). In fact, PGi’s 2016 Global Telework …

Read More »

The IT Buyer’s Guide to Web Conferencing

IT web conferencing buyers guide

It’s well-known that web conferencing solutions can have a great impact on a company’s productivity, communication and efficiency, all while saving time and money. As business teams become more geographically dispersed, web conferencing solutions continue to reaffirm their place as the cornerstone of team collaboration for businesses both small and large. But with all of the positive impacts a web conferencing solution …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Why is it Harder to Work in a Noisy Office Than a Café?

There are a lot of situations in life that seem to happen with no rhyme or reason. Why does one sock always seem to go missing after a stint in the dryer? Why does my cat wait until I’m nodding off to sleep to sprint all over my apartment and knock things over? Why is it so much harder for …

Read More »

Snow Days and Tube Strikes: How Telework Policies Can Save Your Workday

Over the last week, Winter Storm Helena ground transportation to a halt across the United States. From almost three feet of snow in Colorado to slick and ice-glazed roads in Atlanta, the storm has resulted in rolling closures of offices of all industries across the country, and has continued its way up the Northeastern Coast. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away, London …

Read More »

PGi Unveils Alpharetta Office Redesign and Technology Advancements

With the New Year comes new changes, and PGi’s office in Alpharetta, Ga. is no exception. Recently, PGi unveiled some new design updates and expansions to its metro Atlanta area office. The expansion brings new opportunities to leverage and capitalize on the recent technology boom and abundance of technical talent that has been flooding the area in recent years. “With …

Read More »

Top 3 Business Resolutions for 2017

Business resolutions

As we approach the final week of 2016, we find ourselves reflecting on the ebbs and flows of the year and begin preparing for what 2017 could hold. This holds especially true for business leaders. Now is the time to ensure lofty and zealous goals are set in place—and there’s a process to actually meet those goals, because about only …

Read More »

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. …

Read More »

Future of Work: VR Conferencing, Business Avatars and Virtual Professionalism

virtual reality

If you stay up to date with business and technology news, you undoubtedly know about the rise of virtual reality (VR) technology. Though the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR commercials boast the captivating promise of VR in the entertainment and gaming space, VR technology also holds massive potential for the corporate world. The possible uses for VR in the …

Read More »

How to Convince Your Boss to Approve Your Business Trip

business trip

The advent of technology like audio and video conferencing has enabled modern workers to connect with anyone, anywhere, simply with the touch of a button. As the mobile workforce grows and the telecommuting trends upwards, the business trip may seem like a needless luxury from a bygone era. However, in a few distinct circumstances, the business trip can still be …

Read More »

Pet Perks: Office Pets Improve Productivity and Teamwork

Pet policies

Dogs have long been named as “man’s best friend” – and for good reason. Their loyalty, trust and overall dedication to their owner forms a bond that rivals even the truest of human companions. But besides being loving companions (and the best thing to grace this earth), dogs can also help you become a more productive, focused and dedicated team …

Read More »

Your Next CEO? The Case for Your CMO

CMO

For marketers, the corporate ladder traditionally is missing a rung or two. Climb to the lofty heights of CMO-dom, sure. Oversee a billion-dollar marketing budget, no problem. But run the whole show? That was best left to the masters of finance, operations and business development. “Looking back a bit, it is not surprising that the person who, essentially, managed the advertising …

Read More »

PGi’s Quality Focus

quality

At PGi, everything we do is motivated by our drive to satisfy our customers and our channel partners. In the UC&C space, your ability to satisfy clients hinges largely upon your ability to deliver outstanding quality in your products. Quality is defined as the features and characteristics of a service that satisfy a customers stated or implied needs.  If the …

Read More »