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Check out PGi’s Aminu Timberlake on ESPN’s 30 for 30

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This Sunday, March 15th ESPN is premiering its latest 30 for 30: “I Hate Christian Laettner.” Laettner, the film’s namesake, played basketball for the Duke University Blue Devils and is particularly famous for a game-winning shot against Kentucky in 1992, a game considered by many to be one of the best college basketball games ever played. Laettner is also infamous for …

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Wear Your Schedule on Your Wrist: Agenday Comes to Smartwatches

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If there’s one thing we at PGi pride ourselves on above all else, it’s our innovation. For over 20 years we’ve pioneered new communication and collaboration technologies with the same goal in mind: empowering businesses and workers with the solutions they need to drive better collaboration for better results. That’s why today I’m proud to highlight the latest product from the …

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Recap: Forrester’s Forum for Sales Enablement Leaders

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The theme of the Forrester’s Forum For Sales Enablement Professionals this week in Scottsdale, Ariz. was “Win in B2B By Optimizing All Your Sales Channels,” and the session topics ranged from sales in a digital environment to sales enablement and transformation to customer alignment. But really, this conference was all about customer engagement, according to Seismic, through the entire buyer’s …

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10 Meeting Productivity Hacks

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Despise horrible meetings and office awkwardness? So do I! So much that I created a whole SlideShare presentation about it! I live and breathe by these 10 meeting productivity hacks, so hopefully they will help you stop torturing your meeting attendees and start hosting meetings that are engaging, boost productivity, drive innovation and transform “meet” into the most powerful, awe-inspiring …

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[eBook] Unlock the Teamwork Dream in Your Organization

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Collaboration is everything to modern businesses, and one of the most important areas where collaboration shines is creating and connecting teams. Fostering effective teamwork is one of the keys to productivity and business success, but changing workstyles, evolving technologies and an increasing number of remote and flexible workers have created a dramatic shift in teamwork dynamics. Are you equipped to …

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Webinar: Strategies for Marketing in Today’s Digital World

Today’s digital landscape puts a lot of pressure on marketers to do the seemingly impossible: to keep one foot in the present and one foot in the future. You must glue yourself to a real-time, 360-degree view of the customer experience and do so from a constant “what’s next” mindset. You don’t just need new tools for marketing’s massive digital …

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Webinar: Using Web Events to Increase Pipeline Velocity

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When it comes to lead generation, webinar marketing excels at connecting new prospects to your brand in a cost-efficient way. Although if you’re only using webinars to drive new leads, you’re not unlocking the full value of web events. Driving top-of-funnel leads is only the beginning. You can also use webinars to nurture and engage those prospects through the entire …

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13 Remarkable Marketing Quotes to Inspire & Motivate

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We all need a little inspiration in our work lives. To help us be innovative. To push through the clutter. To focus on meaningful productivity, not just busy work. To win new customers. To delight our current customers. To outsoar the competition. And to drive new ways of thinking, learning and experiencing. To help you reach remarkable and innovative heights …

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Increasing the Value of UC: PGi Acquires Modality Systems

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Collaboration is a complex, ever-evolving business, and nowhere is that more evident than in the increasingly mission-critical segment of unified communications (UC), led by Microsoft® Lync®. UC solutions like Lync provide the largest, most complex businesses in the world with the tools they need to collaborate quickly and efficiently, such as presence, instant messaging, ad hoc video and audio meetings …

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Integration of iMeet and Central Desktop Bridges Collaboration Gaps

As the world’s leader in pure-play collaboration and services, we’re always looking for ways to bridge gaps and create seamless, frictionless communication and collaboration opportunities for our customers. Today’s workers need access to a wide variety of collaboration options, from real-time meetings to asynchronous team workspaces and everything in between. That’s why we’re excited to announce our latest collaboration integration. …

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Best of the Best: The Future of Business Collaboration’s Top 10 of 2014

Future of Business Collaboration Top 10 of 2014

Can you believe it’s the last day of the year? By my count, in 2014 we’ve brought you over 250 articles, lists, videos, reports, insights, silly gif posts and slide decks, all with the goal of bringing the future of business collaboration to life. With the year drawing to a close, I thought we’d take a look back at some …

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Happy Holidays from PGi

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Flipboard Friday: Facebook at Work, Designer Smart Eyewear and More

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Collaboration. Productivity. Tech trends. While we bring you our insights and predictions on this topic here on the Future of Business Collaboration, there’s no way we could possibly cover it all. However, it’s important to stay on top of the ever-moving collaboration industry in order to make informed decisions about working effectively and efficiently. That’s why The Future of Business Collaboration …

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#DoWork in 2015: Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep!

Have you thought about your personal New Year’s resolutions yet? Maybe focus on a healthier life style? Learn a second language? Save some cash for a rainy day? Forty-five percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions, but most of us forget about the “work” part of our work-life: our careers. In PGi’s 2015 Workplace Resolutions Survey, over 1,200 knowledge …

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Discover 2015 Collaboration Trends and Knowledge Worker Expectations in PGi’s Latest Survey and eBook

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As 2014 draws to a close, our thoughts turn to 2015. What technologies and innovations will shape collaboration trends in the new year? And how should businesses evolve to meet the changing needs, expectations and desires of their workers? At PGi, the world’s largest pure-play provider of collaboration solutions and services, we are uniquely focused on the changing nature of collaboration, and we’ve …

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PGi Honored to Once Again Be Named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace

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At PGi, we’re committed to providing our associates with programs and benefits that promote wellness, academic and professional advancement and ultimately help them achieve success and happiness in their careers and personal lives. To that end, one of the benefits we offer our associates that I’m most proud of is our Adoption Assistance policy, providing both full-time and priority part-time …

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Take Your Webcasts to the Next Level with iMeetLive by PGi

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Webcasts are an increasingly popular way for businesses to spread their values and mission internally, drive leads externally and generate buzz and business growth. However, traditionally webcasts have been costly, complicated endeavors. There are video components to manage, purchase or install, and infrastructure and bandwidth considerations. And in extreme cases, you could even find yourself managing an entire film crew …

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PGi CTO David Guthrie Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Georgia CIO Awards

We are thrilled to announce that PGi CTO David Guthrie was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at today’s prestigious Georgia CIO of the Year program, hosted by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. David joined PGi in 2003 to help with PGi’s technology strategies—a special request by PGi founder, chairman and CEO Boland T. Jones. Since then, he has been …

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The Shift to Unified Collaboration: PGi Acquires Central Desktop

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We’re just coming off the heels of our acquisition of TalkPoint, but we’re not slowing down. I am excited to announce another acquisition that is incredibly important for PGi’s strategic vision. However, this particular deal is important enough to warrant a little backstory. The very nature of collaboration is changing. It’s been changing for the entire 20-plus years I’ve been …

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PGi at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo: Enterprise IT Goes Bimodal

PGi at Gartner Symposium

Your IT team’s been through a lot of roles over the years, from isolated programmers to process and service managers. Now, to embrace the digital boom, IT will evolve again to accommodate the new digital business. PGi joined CIOs and senior IT executives at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 this October to learn just how digital business is driving a new …

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