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cheap phone system
July 17, 2017
Written by Katie Kregel, Director, Global Corporate Marketing
Many businesses have adopted a “set it and forget it” mentality when it comes to their phone system. Yet today’s fast-paced environment demands agility and adaptability, leading many firms to consider a cloud-based phone solution. But there’s another major reason to deploy cloud communications...
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digitization of B2B companies
June 08, 2017
Written by Katie Kregel, Director, Global Corporate Marketing
Digital is part of everyday life, which means all companies and industries need to have a digital strategy to remain competitive. Yet, new research from McKinsey shows that B2B companies fall short of B2C companies when it comes to digital advancements. While B2B companies face more challenges when...
Categories: Blog, Cloud Communications
photo of a tipped scale to symbolize justice
May 11, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
Expectations for cloud communications have been high for several years, and for good reason: Benefits include increased productivity, greater collaboration and lower costs, just to name a few. Cloud adoption rates support the hype. Businesses have been moving steadily and consistently toward cloud-...
hand drawing of an organization chart
May 09, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
If you’re in charge of rolling out your company’s new communications technology, it’s important to remember that you can’t do it all by yourself. It takes a team to launch a new digital initiative. So before you even begin planning, identify the people who will play pivotal roles in helping you...
African American businessman
May 04, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
What’s high on the CIO’s priority list for the coming months? According to the 2017 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey , it’s digitization – the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities. Gartner gathered data from 2,598 CIO respondents...
Two metal gears to demonstrate change versus old habits
May 03, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
If you’re about to roll out new communications technology, you may be interested in learning more about how the basal ganglia works. The basal ganglia is part of the brain, and a brief foray into neuroscience will explain why it has the potential to help you increase user adoption. The Power of...
Multiple hands touching the cloud
April 27, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
In the not-so-distant past, workplace collaboration meant sending hard copies of documents around the office and discussing the status of a project around a conference table. Then, a couple of decades ago, innovations such as word processing, spreadsheet software and the Internet introduced us to...
Illustration of multiple desktop functions performed by cloud apps
April 25, 2017
Written by Gary Gould, EMEA Marketing Director, ShoreTel
As a sequel to the 2016 United Kingdom and Ireland (UKI) Partner Forum and ShoreTel Connect CLOUD launch roadshows, the cloud-based theme continued with an event that was once again high above the London skyline. On April 6 th , more than 80 partners and 120 attendees attended the 2017 ShoreTel UKI...
Happy woman shopping online
March 21, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
It’s not unusual to see conflicting priorities in the C-suite. While elevating the customer experience is a top priority for both the CMO and COO, the CIO must ensure that new technologies desired by line of business managers measure up to security standards and are within budget. In addition, the...
Migrating to the Cloud? 3 Reasons to Start with Your Phone System
December 15, 2016
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager, ShoreTel
As more businesses adopt cloud-based solutions, their IT managers face the practical challenge of how to execute the transition. If you’re an IT manager looking to save time, simplify maintenance and get the most from your cloud investments, it makes sense to focus on migrating one service at a...

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