Enterprise Collaboration

What is Unified Communications and Collaboration?

Unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) is a combination of enterprise communication tools assembled into a single interface and integrated into a single management system. UC&C helps enterprises to overcome the inefficiencies and challenges that were previously siloed and fragmented—focusing on making your company more connected, efficient and productive. A set of UC&C products includes a …

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What Are Video Managed Services?

Are you aware you can completely outsource your video conferencing management? Video managed services provide your company with a team of video experts that handle your entire video conferencing environment. The success of video events hinges on the execution of each part of the complex video conferencing process. Leveraging video managed services, you better ensure …

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What are APIs? (Application programming interface)

If you regularly use web or mobile apps, you may have encountered the acronym “API.” So what exactly is an API? API stands for “application programming interface,” and is a set of tools and protocols for building software applications. While some companies restrict their APIs to a limited set of developers in order to protect …

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What is a Smart Calendar App?

In order to meet the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce, mobile applications designed to empower productivity are among the most popular on any mobile app store. In recent years, smart calendar apps such as PGi’s  Agenday® have become a popular way to help more intelligently juggle busy schedules, bridging personal and professional gaps by combining …

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What is BYOD? (Bring Your Own Device)

BYOD is an acronym that stands for “Bring Your Own Device,” and represents an increasingly popular policy of allowing workers to bring their own technology and mobile devices into the workplace and use them to access company information. As devices like smartphones and tablets have become more prevalent and consumers have become more tech savvy, …

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What is SaaS? (Software as a Service)

SaaS (pronounced “sass”) stands for Software as a Service. SaaS is an increasingly popular licensing and delivery model for business and consumer applications. Sometimes called “on-demand software,” the basic idea behind SaaS applications is that instead of installing or hosting software locally, vendors host and maintain the servers running the application which is then accessed …

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What is Telecommuting?

Telecommuting is a work option where knowledge workers perform their job outside of a traditional office space. It’s also known as telework, remote work, mobile work and work from home, but telecommuting isn’t limited to working at home. Telecommuters also work while traveling, at coffee shops, rental office spaces and other company-approved places of their …

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What Is Unified Communications?

Unified communications (UC) facilitates the interactive use of multiple enterprise communications methods, according to the Gartner IT Glossary. A UC suite integrates assorted applications and technologies into one platform, addressing multiple communication needs in one place. Through a single access point, users seamlessly toggle between different communication mediums and manage all messages and communication. What …

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Presentation Tool Highlight: Prezi

In our never-ending quest for cooler, more effective and more engaging presentation ideas, we here at PGi love trying out new and innovative presentation tools. Today’s tool is Prezi, one of a number of tools out there today that seek to reinvent the presentation as we know it, leaving boring PowerPoint presentations and mind-numbing slides in the dust. …

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Presentation Tool Highlight: Haiku Deck

In our never-ending quest for cooler, more effective and more engaging presentations, we here at PGi love trying out new and innovative presentation tools. Today’s tool is called Haiku Deck, a free presentation creator for the iPad® and iPad Mini. Haiku Deck’s intuitive, beautiful mobile interface allows even presentation novices to quickly and easily create impactful presentations – …

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Presentation Trend Highlight: PechaKucha

In our never-ending quest for cooler, more effective and more engaging presentations, we here at PGi love keeping our finger on the pulse of the latest and most exciting presentation trends. One of the most popular new presentation ideas is called PechaKucha™, and it’s a fast, engaging and effective way to deliver succinct and impactful information. …

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Cloud Computing

The Future of Work: It’s a Cloud, Cloud, Cloud Computing World

You might remember the 1963 movie It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World, starring Spencer Tracey. The film was absolutely nuts, absurd, funny, crazy, fast-paced and entertaining. Some might describe the current trend of business software and services toward cloud computing with some of those same adjectives. It’s a Cloud, Cloud, Cloud, Cloud World, and …

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