Millennials are found in every Persona!

Start-up Business Team Working in Office

In my last blog post, I discussed the latest Plantronics research on personae, or personality type, and how these personae play a very important role when an enterprise looks to design and build a unified communications system or upgrade the one they have. One key point that came out in this research is that Millennials are … Continue reading Millennials are found in every Persona! »

MARKET ANALYSIS: Analyzing Modern Communications

Introduction The range of new communications tools in today’s office environments is impressive. From the trendy world of persistent chat-based tools such as Slack, through traditional VOIP-based phone systems, to increasingly popular videoconferencing-based software, the solutions being deployed for communicating with both co-workers and outside partners are wide-ranging. Even considering these choices, however, it turns … Continue reading MARKET ANALYSIS: Analyzing Modern Communications »

Designing the Experiential Workplace

Is it possible to create a workplace environment that supports the two very different work modes of team collaboration and individual focus work? If you approach workplace design from an experiential standpoint—going beyond the constraints of the physical space—I would argue that it’s possible and that it’s essential to the wellness of your workforce. The latest trend … Continue reading Designing the Experiential Workplace »

Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day!

A football coach wouldn’t allow a hole in his lineup on game day. To do so would be to risk the other team having the advantage and likely winning the game. In the same vein, if your company is a communications channel partner or value-added reseller, why would you want to risk not selling a … Continue reading Don’t Allow Any Holes in Your Communications Lineup on Game Day! »

Your Company’s Product Roadmap: Here’s Your Secret Weapon

persona per·so·na (pər-sō’nə)  n. pl. per·so·nae (-nē) The role that one assumes or displays; one’s public image or personality. When you’re looking into the future of your company’s product roadmap, you’ll want to take note of our recently refreshed personae research. In 2013, we here at Plantronics conducted a study of 2000 knowledge workers in the U.S. France and Germany. … Continue reading Your Company’s Product Roadmap: Here’s Your Secret Weapon »

Bluetooth Link Quality Report Enhances Plantronics Manager Pro

If you walk the halls of any office today, you’re bound to see people communicating and collaborating with any number of devices and services – whether they are corded headsets to Bluetooth devices or any combination of desk phones, mobile handsets or internet based platforms. In fact, our research shows that today’s average professional uses … Continue reading Bluetooth Link Quality Report Enhances Plantronics Manager Pro »