Monthly Archives: October 2017

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 out the good ‘ol telephone is still one of the … 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 in enterprise interior space design is the open floor plan. … 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 key part of an ecosystem and take the chance that … 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. The purpose of this was to stay ahead of trends … Continue reading Your Company’s Product Roadmap: Here’s Your Secret Weapon »