3 Ways to Maximize Collaboration ROI at Your Law Firm

Brought to you by:

Soundpath Legal — A PGi Company

Law firms continue to endure challenges of efficiently exchanging information while mitigating risks of poor organization and failed communications. This makes tools for collaboration and UCC necessities for law firms to increase productivity, improve communications and share information among both remote and on-site employees, as well as clients. Implementing these collaboration tools is typically an expensive investment. How do you ensure you’re able to capture positive ROI from the effort?

Register for Soundpath Legal’s webinar for expert advice from the experts on three ways you can maximize ROI from collaboration investments. Discussion topics to include:

  • How to discover and understand your firm’s use cases of collaboration tools, prior to making a switch.
  • Advice and strategies for a painless implementation and strong user adoption.
  • Questions to ask when determining whether one or multiple collaboration vendors is best for your law firm’s needs.

Integrity, Trust and Insight

Success is defined differently by everyone. But achieving that success can come from utilizing a myriad of skills and experiences. During this PGi webinar, we will discuss how you can use integrity, trust and insight to become a more successful individual in your professional career.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Nancy Applegarth, PGi Customer Training Specialist, to find out more about how to use integrity, trust and insight to achieve success.

5 Steps to Great Meeting Visuals

When it comes to meetings, no one likes staring at a PowerPoint inundated with text. Visuals give presentations life and can help with audience engagement and information retention. In this webinar, PGi will discuss the five steps to utilizing meeting visuals to achieve better engagement and information retention.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Nancy Applegarth, PGi Customer Training Specialist, to find out more about using visuals to make your next meeting a success.

HR in the Virtual Workplace

Human Resources is one of the most important departments in any business. And while these departments rely on face-to-face communication, in a virtual workplace, communication and collaboration with employees can be tricky. In this webinar, PGi will discuss who HR teams and employees can work together to keep HR functions running smoothly, regardless of their locations.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Nancy Applegarth, PGi Customer Training Specialist, to find out more about HR in the virtual workplace.

PowerPoint Slides That Get Results

Whether you’re a presentation novice or a PowerPoint professional, understanding how to make your presentation slides more impactful is extremely important when you’re trying to convey a point or persuade your audience. In this webinar, PGi will discuss how to use visuals, your voice and your content to successfully create a presentation that will get the results you need.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Nancy Applegarth, PGi Customer Training Specialist, to find out more about creating impactful presentations.

Listening and Being Understood

Communication is important in the workplace. It helps us collaborate and work effectively with our peers, and helps build workplace relationships with our teams. But do you know if you’re understood by your coworkers? Are you listening and interpreting their communication well? In this webinar, PGi will discuss the need and importance of listening, how to communicate to be better understood and how to implement these practices in your daily life.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Teresa Mejia, PGi Implementation and Training Specialist, to find out how you can become a more efficient communicator.

Road Warrior Tips and Tricks

Whether you travel occasionally for work or you’re a seasoned road warrior, it’s always best to know tips and tricks that will save you time, money and your sanity when traveling! From packing tips and fighting jet lag to saving on hotels and staying healthy, this webinar is geared toward helping you have a stress-free travel experience.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Teresa Mejia, PGi Implementation and Training Specialist, to find out how you can make the most of your next business trip.

Work Your Way to Fitness

Do you find it hard to make time for fitness during your work day? Well, PGi is excited to present a webinar full of tips and tricks to make sure you’re able to fit in a few extra minutes of fitness in your work day. During this webinar, we will discuss the sedentary lifestyle and its health risks, work exercise tips, stretches you can do at your desk and fitness apps to help you achieve your goals.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Teresa Mejia, PGi Implementation and Training Specialist, to find out how you can work your way to fitness each day.

Wearing Your Pajamas to Work

Are you new to telecommuting or an executive who’s considering offering a work from home program for your company or team? PGi is excited to present a webinar full of statistics from industry-leading publication and our very own Global Telework survey to help remote workers to better understand the benefits of telecommuting, how to stay productive while telecommuting. This webinar will also cover the benefits of implementing a work from home policy and how to overcome the obstacles that could come with it.

Check out the webinar now, with our host, Teresa Mejia, PGi Implementation and Training Specialist, to find out more about how you can wear your pajamas to work.

Wainhouse Research on Carriers Building a Winning Strategy

Client loyalty, plummeting margins, and diminishing volumes are necessitating creative ways for telco carriers to remain relevant and strengthen their role as a cornerstone of the business practices of their clients.

Hear Wainhouse Research’s perspective on how client loyalty, plummeting margins, and diminishing volumes are necessitating creative ways for telco carriers to remain relevant and strengthen their role as a cornerstone of the business practices of their clients.

This on-demand webinar presented by:

Marc Beattie, Senior Analyst & Partner at Wainhouse Research

Marc Beattie, Senior Analyst & Partner at Wainhouse Research, will discuss the unique challenges that telco carriers are facing today globally, trends with partnering with OTT providers, and the potential of UC&C as an enabler for fixed-mobile convergence.

Frank Paterno, Senior Director Global Carriers at PGi

Frank Paterno, Senior Director Global Carriers at PGi, will provide some real-life perspective on the options available to them, the dangers of “doing nothing”, and how carriers can leverage their network assets to survive and prosper in their increasingly competitive markets.

How to Embrace Skype for Business Change in Law Firms

In today’s collaboration landscape, you have choices. If you are thinking about, or have recently implemented Skype for Business® within your law firm, this webcast is for you.

You’ll learn about how PGi, a strategic Microsoft® partner for 10+ years, can aid and support your UCC strategy. In this webcast, you’ll hear about:

  • Key integrations you need for Skype for Business,® including audio and custom meeting invites (new!)
  • Discussion on the Skype for Business® journey
  • How Modality Systems “makes it easy” with key user adoption strategies
  • Specific customer case study examples

This on-demand webinar presented by:

David Barrow, Vice President – Strategic Alliances, PGi

David is in charge of overall business development and strategy around PGi’s strategic partnership with Microsoft®. David has over 15 years of experience in the technology industry working with clients and partners on complex technology solutions with a focus on delivering business value and increased productivity. David has held multiple leadership positions at both IBM and PGi in product strategy, sales, and product management, where he has worked in a wide range of areas including, unified communications, B2B commerce, marketing technologies, business analytics, and IT infrastructure. Connect with David on LinkedIn.

Phil Sharp, Director, US Consulting, Modality Systems, a PGi Company

Phil is a Unified Communications consultant with over ten years of experience working with Microsoft Unified Communications solutions. He has extensive experience architecting, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Active Directory, Office Communications Server 2007/R2, Lync Server 2010/2013, Skype for Business, and Exchange for organizations of all sizes and verticals. Phil is an author of the upcoming Skype for Business Unleashed book and currently leads a world-class team of Microsoft UC consultants at Modality Systems, which specialize in telephony integration of Lync and Skype for Business. Connect with Phil on LinkedIn.

Debbie Arbeeny, Practice Lead, Adoption and Training
Modality Systems, a PGi Company

Proven program manager with over 15 years of experience in change management and adult learning to facilitate rapid and sustained technology adoption. Debbie has great aptitude for translating program analysis and customer needs into development of deep onboarding, consulting and training programs, as well as scalable, broad reach tools and resources. Proven track record cultivating relationships, defining processes and delivering programs that help drive customer satisfaction and business goal achievement. Connect with Debbie on LinkedIn.

Simon Baker, RVP of Sales, Soundpath Legal, a PGi Company

Simon Baker has over 12 years’ experience in the Collaboration Software and Services industry, including UC&C, audio, web and video conferencing. For the past 8 years, he has led the Soundpath Legal sales team which provides conferencing and collaboration solutions to over 70% of the AMLAW 100 and 200. Soundpath by PGi simplifies collaboration for companies by integrating, hosting and managing all of their collaboration applications. Connect with Simon on LinkedIn.

Supersize Your Pipeline and Propel Your Outbound Efforts

Outbound can be challenging, but with these innovative tools and strategies you can supersize your pipeline and propel your outbound efforts.

Join our panel webinar as we discuss new tools and tactics available for Sales and Marketing teams that transform traditional outbound techniques to drive business results.

You will learn about:

  • Key challenges and pain points that Sales and Marketing teams experience with outbound efforts
  • Effective tools and tactics that help accelerate outbound sales
  • How you can gain stakeholder buy-in when considering new solutions for your team
  • Ways to obtain momentum in your pipeline

This on-demand webinar presented by:

Mike Scher, CEO and Co-Founder, FRONTLINE Selling

Mike Scher is the CEO and co-founder of FRONTLINE Selling. Under Mike’s leadership, FRONTLINE Selling has become a leader in sales acceleration, helping salespeople dramatically increase opportunities, sales and top-line revenue. Mike led the development of the company’s Staccato methodology and technology including the study of nearly 2 million outreach efforts removing the guesswork sales people go through about who to contact, when, and how often. Prior to founding FRONTLINE Selling, Mike spent 18 years in enterprise software sales. Most of that time was spent at JDEdwards where Mike was a frequent President’s Club Winner.

Cheryl Hanley, Senior Director, Demand Generation at PGi

Cheryl Hanley is Senior Director of Demand Generation at PGi. She led the charge in building the company’s demand generation engine and infrastructure and continues to fine tune programs to optimize results. Her expertise is in creating marketing and sales alignment, launching integrated programs, and driving demand through content, events, social, search, web, and lead nurture and scoring programs.

Natalie Mullen, Enterprise Sales Manager, Oracle

Natalie Mullen is an is an Enterprise Sales Manager for the Oracle Marketing Cloud, but may be best described as part marketer, part sales person. Natalie focuses on helping B2B and B2C organizations deliver consistent, cross-channel experiences to their audiences while driving incremental revenue growth through tightly aligned sales and marketing efforts.

Christine Pavalon, Vice President, Sales at PGi

Christine Pavalon is the Vice President of Sales at PGi, the world’s largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services. In the collaboration industry for the last 15 years, Christine began her career as a web conferencing specialist and joined PGi five years ago, quickly advancing to Vice President of Sales. Christine currently leads a top-performing team of 15 sales managers and account executives, driving revenue for the company through new customer acquisition in the central region of the country. Christine lives in the Chicago area with her husband and three daughters.

IT’s Evolving Role: A Frost & Sullivan Perspective on UC&C

Hear Frost & Sullivan’s perspective on IT’s role in shaping business.

Hear from Frost & Sullivan Associate Fellow and VP of Research for Connected Work, Melanie Turek on:

  • Trends in the workplace that are driving change for IT, such as the rise of virtual workplace, BYOT, increased need for knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Redefining IT’s role within an organization, with an increased understanding of the collaboration use cases.
  • A need for IT’s strategic focus on emphasizing and enabling collaboration to deliver measurable value – and mold these highly customizable solutions to the business’s unique needs.

This on-demand webinar presented by:

Melanie Turek, VP of Research for Connected Work at Frost & Sullivan

As an Associate Fellow and VP of Research for Connected Work at Frost & Sullivan, Melanie Turek covers a broad range of markets, leveraging long-standing relationships with leading industry participants’ senior executives and customer organizations. Melanie has more than 25 years’ experience covering video and web conferencing, social networking, unified communications, voice, IP communications, and instant messaging and presence, as well as a wide range of business software and services. Melanie brings deep technical expertise and in-depth understanding of the ways in which technology can positively impact business processes and performance. She studied social anthropology at Harvard, and she views technology transformation through that lens.

Barbara Bacigalupi, Director, SaaS Engineering at PGi

Barbara has over 30 years of experience selling and implementing emerging technology solutions that enhance business outcomes, by making business process owners more efficient, responsive, and competitive. With PGi since 2010, Barbara directs a team of Sales Engineers, which spans the customer spectrum from identifying opportunities for collaboration enhancement to ensuring successful implementation and ROI. Prior to joining PGi, Barbara developed expertise in Customer Interaction solutions: inbound and outbound voice and data messaging, IVR and speech-enabled self-service, contact center, CRM and web conferencing. Barbara holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University, and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

Marketing Buyer’s Guide to Webinar Platforms

Webinars are now the third most popular content type for researching purchasing decisions. Savvy marketing teams are turning to webinars as a way to promote their brand’s thought leadership and drive more qualified leads into their company’s sales pipelines.

However, in order to begin establishing a successful webinar program, you have to evaluate the wide variety of webinar platforms available on the market today.

Download our Marketer’s Guide to Webinar Platforms today and you’ll learn key questions you need to ask yourself and your team in order to clearly define your webinar strategy.


Increasing Pipeline Acceleration Using Webinars

Contrary to what you may think, webinars are not just for driving top of funnel leads. Webinars can help engage prospects throughout the buyer’s journey. When researching B2B purchases, 67% of buyers attended webinars – ranking webinars in the top 3 for content formats.

View the on demand webinar Best Practices for Using Web Events to Increase Pipeline Velocity, conducted by Sirius Decisions and PGi, to learn how you can engage your audience and increase velocity of leads through your pipeline using web events.

As one of the industry’s leading providers of conferencing and collaborations solutions, PGi has a wealth of knowledge to share with customers like you.  Contact us today to learn more.

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Guide: Take the Worry out of Selling Webinars to Your Boss

You’re ready to generate new leads and engage existing leads through the buyer’s journey by hosting your own webinars, but before you get started, you have one thing left to do: get buy-in from your boss. Unfortunately, not everyone will understand the value of purchasing a webinar platform for marketing like you do.

Read our Guide “Take the Worry Out of Selling Webinars to Your Boss” and you’ll learn how to get the idea off the ground by handling the most common objections.  And after you’re done reading the guide, request an iMeetLive demo and we’ll show you exactly what you need to produce killer webinars for your customers and prospects.

5 Tips for Better Webinar Presentations And Better Results

We’ve all had that nightmare: you’re supposed to present something to a large group, but it’s not going as planned.  Your technology isn’t working; you stumble over your words or forget your place in the presentation. People are talking amongst themselves, dozing off and even getting up and leaving.

First, take a deep breath. Now, to help you avoid losing sleep over presentation nightmares watch our video Losing Sleep Over Your Webinars?  5 Tips for Better Presentations and Results.

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How to Tell If Your Webinar Was A Success

You’ve produced and hosted a successful webinar. Or so you think.  But how do you know for sure? Along with best practices for promoting and running your webinars, metrics are the third leg of your journey to successful webinars. To help you understand the importance of webinar results, we’ve identified key metrics to help measure the effectiveness of your webinar program.

Download our Webinar Scorecard and you’ll learn how to take control of your next webinar’s metrics. Then request a demo of PGi’s iMeetLive and take advantage of robust pre- and post-event reporting to give you better insight on you webinar’s success.


Wake up Your Webinar: 10 Ways to Engage Your Virtual Audience

Did you know that on average only 30 percent of webinar attendees stay for 30-60 minutes, and only 11 percent will stay over an hour? It’s hard enough to get someone to attend your webinar, but how can you get them to commit 45 minutes or more to your event?

The answer is engagement! Once you begin to engage your audience, they stay, they learn and they become valuable prospects to your company.

Ready to learn how the best in class marketers keep their audience glued to their screens and wanting more even after the event is over? Check out our new infographic, Wake up Your Webinar: 10 Ways to Engage Your Virtual Audience, now to learn more.

5 Worst Webinar Mistakes eBook

Nothing is worse than a webinar with crickets, glitches and awkward moments. Get your free eBook, “The 5 Worst Webinar Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Avoid Them” today from PGi to better navigate the webinar minefield.

Multitasking, short on attention and quick to leave you high and dry, webinar audiences can be a tough crowd. However, if you take the right steps, you can wow them and make the most of your big event.

This quick crash course on webinars will help you look like an experienced pro, even if it’s your very first event. Get five smart solutions to your five worst mistakes by downloading the eBook today!