It’s early Monday morning and you get a call from your small business customer that they would like to meet that afternoon to review the plans you sent over. You suggest a video conference since their office is well over an hour away by car. With today’s video conferencing apps for desktop and even mobile devices – standalone or part of a Unified Communications … Continue reading Time for a small business virtual meeting? Don’t let technology hang you up.
Among the key issues identified by attendees at the recent UC Summit 2015 was the growing need for mobility. Mobile devices, apps and cloud computing enable employees to boost productivity by accessing critical company information wherever they are – working remotely at a customer site, on the road or at home. Employees even can launch a web or video conference to confer with a colleague … Continue reading Don’t let BYOD open the door to cyber criminals at your small business
What do you do when you want to accelerate the adoption of an emerging technology? Well, for one thing, you get industry experts, consultants, vendors and end users together to talk about it. (It’s all the better when the venue is a beautiful hotel in La Jolla, Calif.) This is exactly what happened this week at UCStrategies’ UC Summit 2015 where some 200 industry representatives … Continue reading UC Summit 2015: Industry identifies key Unified Communications issues
Many small business owners look to the cloud to improve their operations. That’s the conclusion of Brother International Corporation’s just released sixth annual “Brother Small Business Survey.” Among the 62% of respondents who use the cloud, 95% found the cloud beneficial to their company, with 69% citing the benefit of easier access, storage and analysis of data. Additionally, 34% of respondents believe the cloud has … Continue reading Cloud computing gets high marks from small business owners, survey finds
You know the old saying that “time is money.” When it comes to your small business, improving the efficiency of your operations can boost your bottom line as well as increase your competitiveness. One area that can help enhance efficiency is technology. Among today’s technology cloud computing and unified communications can streamline team collaboration and customer service. With your data in the cloud, team members … Continue reading 5 ways to improve your small business efficiency
Consider the importance of mobile apps to small business these days. As we point out in Plantronics guide on How to Get the Most from Apps and Devices for your business, mobile devices are having a major impact on small businesses as employees opt for more flexible work arrangements. As a result, apps that enable work across a range of mobile devices are increasingly important … Continue reading Why mobile apps matter to your small business customers