Have you ever wondered how the industrial design team at Plantronics goes from concept to creation? Jennifer Kehoe, Plantronics’ global product marketing manager sat down with John Kelley, Plantronics’ principal industrial designer, for a behind the scenes, first-look, at the creation of the Voyager 6200 UC headset. The innovative neckband headset, designed with the enterprise in mind, provides the versatility needed in today’s workforce while … Continue reading Backstage pass with Voyager 6200 UC: Behind the design of the most versatile enterprise headset
We’re all aware that smartphones have become the world’s primary communications device, even in the office. According to the Frost & Sullivan 2017 IT Decision Maker survey, 36% of respondents do at least part of their business function via smartphone – either one that they’ve bought themselves or provisioned by IT. But smartphones are far from perfect. We’ve all been there – your battery is … Continue reading Introducing the Newest Business Power Couple.
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
This week the Plantronics team will be in D.C. to unveil some exciting new additions to our UC portfolio at Microsoft’s premier partner event. Recently rebranded as Microsoft Inspire, the show remains one of our most important events of the year, where partners, Microsoft employees and industry experts connect to accelerate the digital transformation of our shared customers. This year, Plantronics’ participation is particularly exciting … Continue reading Microsoft Inspire: Bright Future for UC in Era of Mobile Collaboration
Flexible hours and remote work options increasingly are priorities for today’s small business employees. These findings comes from a joint study of 314 U.S. small business employees and 47 small business owners conducted by Justworks, an all-in-one benefits, HR, and payments platform for small business, and SquareFoot, a marketplace for commercial real estate. Among the employees surveyed, 70% ranked flexible work hours as very important … Continue reading Flexible work is a priority for today’s small business employees, survey finds
It’s no secret to anyone in business today that we’re all faced with communications challenges on a daily basis. The bigger challenge is how does a business remain productive while dealing with these issues. To really identify some of the issues employees and business leads face, Plantronics partnered with Oxford Economics, to do a global study on the impact our connected world has on the … Continue reading The Manager – Employee Perception Gap – Examining the Importance of office environment, technology tools and work/life balance