Tag Archives: UC Best Practices

Planning for UC Audio Device Adoption

You’ve chosen a UC vendor and which audio devices you would like your company to use, but it still isn’t time to deploy. At this stage, planning is key. In order to ensure maximum adoption, you must plan ahead. Consider individual as well as corporate organizational goals. Create a concrete communications strategy to minimize risk as well as … Continue reading Planning for UC Audio Device Adoption »

What Does UC Mean to You?

In a 2012 survey conducted by InformationWeek, results showed that the buying community is confused about the real meaning of unified communications (UC). Since business communication is immensely evolving with the rise of new technology, it is essential for IT to learn what UC is and what it entails. This article describes the findings of the study … Continue reading What Does UC Mean to You? »

Microsoft TechEd 2012 Finalist

We were recently informed that the Smarter Working UC Toolkit is a ‘Messaging and Unified Communications’ finalist at Microsoft TechEd 2012. This is a great honor and recognition of the hard work and investment Plantronics has made in a portfolio of best practices and tools for IT professionals. The Smarter Working UC Toolkit has over … Continue reading Microsoft TechEd 2012 Finalist »

Adoption 101, Get Your Employees Involved

When meeting with companies embarking on a UC audio device deployment we often hear questions like, “How do we know what communication preferences each employee has?”, “How do we get employees involved?” and “How do we best manage this process?” Typically these questions are coming from the more savvy IT department who get it – they appreciate that … Continue reading Adoption 101, Get Your Employees Involved »

Three Ground Breaking Plantronics Announcements from Cebit

Interview with Philip Vanhoutte, SVP and Managing Director EMEA It was an exciting CeBIT 2012 for Plantronics, as we shared three major news announcements with the world: New ground-breaking contextual intelligence collaborations with three leading software vendors, Sococo, PGi and Five9; Enhanced voice recognition partnership with Nuance and Expressware; and that we are the first … Continue reading Three Ground Breaking Plantronics Announcements from Cebit »

“Audio Check: One, Two”: Can you hear your employees loud and clear?

According to a new Robert Half UK survey, 38% of HR directors plan to offer remote working options during the first half of 2012. For companies to remain on top of workplace trends, IT must prepare for remote workers’ needs and supply tools that make sure, despite an absence of physical presence, their voices are heard … Continue reading “Audio Check: One, Two”: Can you hear your employees loud and clear? »