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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 »

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 7 devices at work. While employees may benefit from the … Continue reading Bluetooth Link Quality Report Enhances Plantronics Manager Pro »

Plantronics Extends Reach in Communications Environment

Plantronics has been focusing in recent years on capturing new opportunities as the communication landscape shifts to the cloud. As communications, and the technologies designed to deliver them, shift in response a workforce increasingly in motion, the opportunities to add value with our solutions have multiplied. Plantronics has always been a leader in providing innovative, high-quality headsets to large enterprises and contact centers. But as the … Continue reading Plantronics Extends Reach in Communications Environment »

Microsoft looks to Plantronics for Guidance on Cloud Voice Adoption

As a veteran of the Microsoft Voice Team responsible for launching the company’s journey into becoming a leader in UC, and in recent years working with ecosystem partners, it’s always been so exciting to participate in Microsoft Ignite.  As Microsoft’s biggest customer-facing event, it always feels like the “real deal” hearing directly from customers what they are looking for to enhance their IT environments. It’s … Continue reading Microsoft looks to Plantronics for Guidance on Cloud Voice Adoption »

Behind the Scenes: Voyager 8200 UC Design

We’ve all been there, trying to take a call in a noisy airport lounge or busy coffee shop. Let’s face it, noise can be distracting. The Voyager 8200 UC, Plantronics’ newest offering in the cordless headset space, is more than just a headset, it’s a piece of design drawing inspiration from fast cars and Northern California’s natural environment. Active noise canceling will let you focus … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Voyager 8200 UC Design »

Overcoming Modern Office Distractions

Introduction It’s not just you. Working in the office is getting harder today. Not only are demands on productivity increasing, so are the distractions that keep people from functioning at their best. Whether that be the online temptations of social media, the cacophony of people talking all around you, the quantity and variety of different communications tools, or the “improved” open floorplan spaces that many … Continue reading Overcoming Modern Office Distractions »