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4 Ways GetBullish Adds Community to Webinars

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I’m Jennifer Dziura, founder of GetBullish. Our symbol is a bull with a unicorn horn on it — a bullicorn, if you will. GetBullish provides feminist-minded work talk — and an annual conference — for young, often irreverent women. We use PGi’s iMeet to power our webinars, a monthly series on topics from, “Multiple Income Streams: Cutting Through the Bullsh*t” …

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Modality’s Justin Morris Explores the Cultural Shift of Lync

Unified communications solutions such as Microsoft® Lync® are an increasingly integral part of collaboration for the enterprise. However, UC represents a complex system that requires careful thought, planning and education in order to maximize your organization’s UC investment. In a recent post on LinkedIn, Modality Systems’ Justin Morris explores the cultural changes required to ensure a successful UC deployment, how …

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Turn DIY into ROI with Self-Service Webcasts

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Webcasting and webinars have become critical tools for any organisation’s internal and external communications. From demand-gen webinars, internal town halls, conference broadcasts and more, the use cases for webcasting are wide-spread and represent significant opportunities particularly within the Marketing department. While traditionally restrained by cost and complexity, today’s webcasts have become truly do-it-yourself, offering self-service solutions that can accelerate your …

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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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Raising the Bar on CIO Leadership With Frost & Sullivan

Raising the Bar on CIO Leadership

How will emerging technology trends impact future CIO leadership and the way we work? PGi recaps the biggest trends and lessons from Frost & Sullivan’s annual event for IT executives. Top Tweets From CoNEXTions 2015 Last week, PGi attended the 3rd Annual ConNEXTions 2015: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange in San Francisco. IT executives shared a wealth of information, insight …

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The Potential Perils of Automation

If, like me, you’ve recently binge-watched the British television series Black Mirror, you may find yourself dwelling on the dystopian dark side of technology. Plenty of real-world headlines contribute to the cause; most recently, it’s the worry that smart TVs are eavesdropping on your private conversations and reporting sensitive information to third parties. Is there inevitably a price tag attached …

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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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Nerd Alert: My Month with a Smartwatch

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About a month ago I made my first major gadget purchase in quite some time, joining the wearable technology revolution with the Asus Zenwatch (pictured above with the nerdiest watchface I could find.) While it does occasionally make me feel like I’m from the future, I can report that my life and productivity have not, sadly, been dramatically revolutionized. In …

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New SlideShare: 10 Best Productivity Apps for Busy Business Pros

Better productivity on your New Year’s Resolutions list? Or just looking for ways to boost your efficiency? We’ve compiled the 10 best productivity apps for business pros. Check out this SlideShare for the full list! 10 Best Productivity Apps for Business from PGi iMeet Central: These amazing collaboration workspaces are built for teams trying to streamline workflows, improve project management …

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Collaboration Without Boundaries

Collaboration without boundaries of time, geography or culture.

We live and work in a world of constant connections, where technology keeps us tied into what’s happening at home, the office and around the world 24/7/365. We’re never more than a smartphone notification or desktop alert away from the latest project updates, document revisions, action items and decisions, regardless of when, where or how we choose to work. These overlapping, …

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5 Emerging Business Collaboration Trends for 2015

BYOD BYOA Bring Your Own Collaboration Trends for 2015

Curious about the most recent trends in business collaboration? To provide a better understanding of trending business priorities, technologies, departments and human interactions, five thought leaders share their insights in a recent Collaboration Trend Report by PGi. [slideshare id=43316191&doc=collaborationtrendreport-150108062605-conversion-gate01] Thought leaders from Edelman, PGi, AirWatch® by VMWare®, Central Desktop and Frost & Sullivan share their top five emerging business collaboration …

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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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Central Desktop on the Productivity Benefits of Cat Pictures and Social Media

the productivity benefits of cat pictures

All month long we’re exploring the idea of the strategic benefits of being unproductive. In other words, those midday online shopping breaks, social media jaunts or water cooler conversations can actually have tangible benefits to you and your team in the form of reduced stress, better team dynamics and improved overall productivity. Idle Chatter? Doesn’t Matter In an article that …

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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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Technology’s Role in Creating Happier Workers

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Join us all this month on the Future of Business Collaboration as we explore ways to create a culture of gratitude within your organization, through work culture best practices, tips for being thankful and technology. We’ve arrived in November, and, as usual, our thoughts turn to family, friends and being thankful. That concept of gratitude also has a place in …

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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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Video: What Good are Great Ideas, if No One Ever Hears about Them?

Great ideas have completely reshaped our world: the wheel, the airplane, the computer, the vaccine. But what about those ideas that never get heard? Or those people with ideas who can’t bring the right people together to make it a reality? And the businesses who failed before they began, simply because their ideas never came to fruition? “The heart and …

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The Technology Powering Modern Workstyles

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned working in collaboration, it’s that people work differently. Whether it’s a team in another department or even the person sitting next to you, your workstyle is uniquely your own—the things that motivate you and drive your productivity may do nothing for your colleagues. And that’s okay. The technology that drives our workday forward has …

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5 Business Etiquette Blockheads in the Future of Work

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Still perfecting your not-too-firm but not-too-limp handshake, but clueless about how to navigate online meetings? For today’s workplace, business etiquette best practices are lagging behind. Because increasingly we’re meeting from miles apart instead of in person, yesterday’s business etiquette rules need a fresh revision. Plus, thanks to modern workplace technologies, the office cubicle may undergo a major transformation in the …

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How Collaboration Will Save Company Culture

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I wear a lot of hats at PGi, but one of the closest to my heart is managing a team of corporate communicators. Part of that job entails creating and nurturing the internal culture at PGi, bringing all of our 2,100+ associates together under the same vision, mission and core values. For any organization, creating a healthy, vibrant culture is …

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