2000 to 2020, What’s next for communication?

Brett Harney Collaboration, Communication

Are we headed back to the future? What’s next for communication? Many say the prediction for the smartphone came way back in 1953 by the then President of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. It was in an interview with Tacoma News Tribune, where Mark Sullivan made his incredibly accurate projection. “In its final development, the telephone will be carried …

How are you planning for 2020?

Brett Harney Application Integration, Cloud, Collaboration, Communication, Managed Network Services, Network Security, Unified Communications

With not only a new year but a new decade right around the corner, company leaders need to be mapping out a serious plan for what’s ahead. But where do you start? It’s a major challenge in deciding when ‘outdated technology’ is holding an organization back, or when it’s still delivering value. Or determining if the ROI for building integrations …

A look at business communication – where does mobility fit in?

Brett Harney BYOD, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

Cloud computing and mobility of technologies have forever changed how we live, work, and communicate. Digital tools and mobile devices have advanced to the point where remote working is no longer an exception. In fact, surveys reveal that 70% of the U.S. population works remotely at least once a week. (Source: IWG). What’s powering this remote working revolution? Part of …

It's all about the bundle

It’s All About The Bundle

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications, VoIP

I recently took a morning trip to McDonald’s to cheat on my 2019 Resolution, and ordered the standard Egg McMuffin, hash brown and a coffee.  When I arrived at the drive through window, the attendant told me my total was $9.23 and I was appalled.  I asked for the receipt and everything was ordered ala cart instead of the “Breakfast …

Remote Working

3 Ways to Keep Your Remote Employees Dialed In

Brett Harney Collaboration, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

While sales people have been traveling on the road for years working from remote locations, the rest of the office has been expected to be at their desks during business hours. But why? If they’re at their desk they’re more productive, right? Not necessarily. Rather than just names you see online or voices you hear during your semiweekly check-in meeting, …