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About Pat Harper: Getting to Know Our New CTO

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As many of you know, we recently welcomed Pat Harper, our new Chief Technology Officer, to the PGi Executive Team. As our new CTO, Pat Harper is determined to maintain the spirit of innovation championed by our former CTO, David Guthrie, while simultaneously demonstrating a renewed focus on quality, scalability and our partner channel. We recently sat down with Pat …

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What Is Digital Transformation and How Can It Lead Your Organization to Success?

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We exist in an era defined by distinct technological progress. Technology has rapid (and drastically) changed how we work, with business practices continuously evolving and transforming. “Digital Transformation” is a phrase that frequently gets used in the technology space, and it’s a phrase that businesses would do well to incorporate into how they work. What Is Digital Transformation? Digital transformation …

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PGi Employees Raise $2,600 for Suicide Awareness & Prevention with Smile Grams

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  Between the arrival of autumn and the Halloween holiday, October is a festive time of year. But despite all the excitement, there are many people dealing with serious personal struggles that are not easily alleviated. This October, PGi made a commitment to help those who are fighting to get through tough times by supporting Suicide Awareness Month. PGi’s Customer …

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iMeetLive Releases New Update

In PGi’s continued efforts toward innovation in the unified communications and collaboration marketplace, we are constantly aiming to ensure our product offerings are up to date with the latest needs of our customers. Recently, our robust and full-spectrum webcasting platform, iMeetLive®, rolled out a new update for users. The update features the ability to rename both custom HTML and system …

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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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PGi Named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace for the 6th Year

For the sixth year in a row, PGi is honored to be named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace by The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption®! Since 2007, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, America’s only non-profit public charity dedicated to finding adoptive children waiting in foster care, has compiled this annual list honoring companies committed to offering support with financial assistance and …

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25 Ways Collaboration and the World Wide Web Have Changed Our Lives in 25 Years

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We live in a world of shrinking attention spans, with new technology and trends continuously popping up and trying to be ‘the next big thing’. In this day and age, one of the surest signs of success is simply enduring the passage of time and remaining relevant. August 2016 marks a crucial milestone for PGi as we celebrate our 25th …

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Infographic: PGi’s Summer Hours Survey Reveals How Respondents Would Utilize 90 Extra Minutes In Their Work Week

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With the summer quickly approaching its end, you might be feeling the pressure to make the most out of your remaining days in the sun. PGi is here to help you enjoy the end of summer with our Summer Hours campaign. Our Summer Hours campaign has one goal: to allow you to enjoy more of your summer by freeing up …

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Jill Rowley and Getting to Know Your Buyer: STAGEnext 2016 Keynote Recap

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From August 17 to 19, 2016, PGi held its annual sales conference, STAGEnext, which featured a keynote address by the widely-regarded salesperson and social selling extraordinaire, Jill Rowley. In her keynote speech, Rowley shared valuable selling insights and tips for the contemporary salesperson. The following is an overview of Rowley’s keynote speech. A successful salesperson is an adaptable salesperson, one …

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Summer FOMO is Compromising Your Productivity

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If you’ve ever spent time in the southern United States during the peak of summer, you know how hot it gets. Here at PGi’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, we’ve already conquered more than 40 days of 90 degree temperatures, with nothing but the occasional 5 minute downpour once every ten days to help the situation. And as the forecast continues …

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9 Productivity Tips to Help You Feel Better and Work Harder

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One of the biggest productivity flaws in my personal routine used to be hitting the snooze button. I admit I still fall victim to haphazardly fumbling for the snooze button sometimes, but once I trained myself to become a morning person, I found that this instinct eventually subsided. My coworkers constantly joke that I’m an elderly person trapped in a 20-something’s …

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Introduction of iMeet 5.0 Comes to Life Using Well-Known Rugby Scrum Method

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Scrum – Noun: A play in rugby in which players are strategically aligned with heads down and arms interlocked, while pushing forward.  Rugby, a growing pastime in the U.S., has always been a rugged sport that requires an incredible amount of teamwork, strategy and resilience when it comes to accomplishing the goals of the team. Rugby teams use the scrum method as …

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What Type of Collaborator Are You? Find Out With PGi’s Collaboration Personality Quiz

We live in a world where knowledge equals power, and when it comes to collaboration, this same concept applies. At PGi, one of our main goals is to facilitate collaboration, and because of this, we’re constantly searching for ways to make your collaborative efforts run even more smoothly. And to help you achieve effortless collaboration, we first must understand the …

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Wainhouse Research Webinar on Carriers Building a Winning Strategy

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Telco carriers know all too well that client loyalty, diminishing volumes and plummeting margins are demanding they find creative ways to remain relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. That’s why staying ahead of the game and understanding the best strategy to remain or become an integral part of a customer’s business is mission critical. Wainhouse Research can provide insight about building …

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Guest Post: PGi iMeetLive Runs the Analyst’s Gauntlet

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As a UCC analyst, I am exposed to numerous types of collaboration tools from which I host and join remote, multiparty meetings. Recently, I had the opportunity for a deep dive and demo of the host experience on PGi iMeetLive webinar/webcast platform and to participate as an attendee in a live session event. Given my experience with many such solutions …

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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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2016 Global Telework Survey

By now, we are all familiar with the idea of telecommuting, and rightly so. In a 2015 Gallup poll, it was found that telecommuting has seen a 37 percent rise in popularity in the last decade. But let’s stop and think for a second. If remote work is so popular, why are commute times still outrageous? Why are some companies …

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Modality Systems Wins Top Microsoft Award

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Modality Systems, one of the largest dedicated Microsoft® Skype® for Business practices in the world, has won the 2016 Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year award. The award recognizes Modality Systems among top Microsoft partners for providing and demonstrating excellence in the fields of innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. The company’s award-winning entry showcased the …

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Frost & Sullivan Awards PGi the 2016 North American Conferencing Services Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

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PGi is proud to announce that we have added another award to our long list of accolades. We are delighted to share that PGi has been chosen as the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 North American Conferencing Services Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award. PGi was chosen for this prestigious honor, in large part, due to its unified communication …

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