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 ensure a higher adoption rate. Here are a few common … Continue reading Planning for UC Audio Device Adoption
Over 280 products and services were submitted, only 46 made it to the finals, and the Plantronics UC Toolkit was one of the top three in the Messaging & UC category. What an honor to be a finalist in the prestigious ‘Best of Microsoft TechEd’ 2012 awards. The UC Toolkit, created specifically for IT, offers free tools, resources, and end user training tools – all … Continue reading Top 3 in Microsoft’s TechEd UC & Messaging Category
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 700 IT assets from guidelines, FAQs, checklists, surveys, wireless resources, specific … Continue reading Microsoft TechEd 2012 Finalist
On May 9th, 2012 Plantronics announced the Plantronics Developer Community. The PDC is a community for developers who want to build contextually aware applications by leveraging the intelligence made available through a headset. Developers can do this via the Plantronics SDK, taking advantage of headset attributes such as, presence, availability, proximity and caller information. For example, a contextually aware application could know if a user was … Continue reading PDC, What Does It Mean To IT?
This is a guest post written by Thomas V. Pind who is CEO of Futurecom Business Solutions, a Plantronics Strategic Consulting partner, specialized in helping customers improve communication and collaboration. Unified Communications tools can greatly improve your effectiveness and teamwork in projects in general, but especially in internal projects. This article gives you some simple tips and tricks for getting more effective using the Unified Communications … Continue reading 5 tips for using Unified Communications in Internal Projects
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 to be successful they must consider the individual needs of … Continue reading Adoption 101, Get Your Employees Involved