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Wanted Needed: Greater Workforce Agility

Wanted Needed: Greater Workforce Agility

Posted by Vishal Brown

An organization’s ability to move quickly when challenged — without compromising stability —is a key indicator of the organization’s overall health. There is a lot of talk these days about the increasing pace of work in our global economy. The traditional work week has evolved from 9 to 5, Monday through Friday, and the pressure…

 
The Critical Role Of Telehealth In The Age Of Obamacare

The Critical Role Of Telehealth In The Age Of Obamacare

Posted by James Custer

It is an exciting time for Yorktel’s enterprise telehealth practice as we continue to grow our market presence and industry footprint as a leader. Telehealth video consultation sessions are in the midst of an explosion, growing from 19.7 million in 2014 to a projected 158.4 million per year by 2020, according to the latest research…

 
Make True Collaboration a Reality

Make True Collaboration a Reality

Posted by Vishal Brown

True Next Gen Workplace collaboration doesn’t have to be a distant utopia; it can be a game-changer for your company right now. Recently, the East Coast was hit hard by a massive winter storm that dumped more than three feet of snow in parts of West Virginia, Virginia, DC and Maryland, causing more than 8,500…

 
Technology’s Role in Creating a Viable Next Generation Workplace

Technology’s Role in Creating a Viable Next Generation Workplace

Posted by Vishal Brown

Multiple, real-time technologies must work together seamlessly for the next gen workplace experience to become a reality. Last month, I started a blog series focused on the Next Gen Workplace, which I defined as an environment that enables an agile user experience by fostering productivity, efficiency and optimal growth potential. In a follow up blog,…

 
Next Generation Workplace:  Enabling a Flexible Corporate Culture

Next Generation Workplace: Enabling a Flexible Corporate Culture

Posted by Vishal Brown

While work flexibility is a clear desire of most workers, creating a truly flexible corporate culture requires lots of preplanning, and it’s definitely not a one-size-fits-all policy. In my previous blog, I talked about the Next Generation Workplace and defined it as an environment that enables an agile user experience by fostering productivity, efficiency and…

 
Empowering Construction Workers with Visual Collaboration

Empowering Construction Workers with Visual Collaboration

Posted by Keith Gyford

With our Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) accreditation renewed for another year, we were approached by BDC (Building Design & Construction) Magazine and asked to feature in their December 2015 issue.

 
Are You Ready to Embrace the Next-Gen Workplace?

Are You Ready to Embrace the Next-Gen Workplace?

Posted by Vishal Brown

As the concept of “work” continues to evolve, the environment and the technologies used to optimize collaboration, innovation, and productivity become increasingly more valuable. It’s no secret that the way people work is evolving. In fact, even the term “work,” which was once defined as “a place of employment,” is now being redefined as an…

 
UC&C Roadmapping, Part IV: Success Factors for a Winning UC&C Deployment

UC&C Roadmapping, Part IV: Success Factors for a Winning UC&C Deployment

Posted by Vishal Brown

The process of bringing UC&C into a business involves several stages, and does not end once the contract has been signed. Leading up to that, business objectives must be set, communications needs must be assessed and vendors need to be evaluated. These topics were explored in earlier entries of this series, for which this blog…

 
UC&C Roadmapping, Part III: the Value of a Proper UC&C Assessment and Vendor Selection

UC&C Roadmapping, Part III: the Value of a Proper UC&C Assessment and Vendor Selection

Posted by Vishal Brown

As this series continues, my intention is to better prepare IT decision-makers to not just match the right UC&C solution with their collaboration needs, but to also to help them find the best partner. In addition to delivering technology, this group should be viewed as more than just a vendor; their team must provide the…

 
UC&C Roadmapping, Part II: Understanding Use Cases for Delivering Great UC&C Experiences

UC&C Roadmapping, Part II: Understanding Use Cases for Delivering Great UC&C Experiences

Posted by Vishal Brown

I began this blog series by detailing the need for a thorough assessment of networks, stakeholder use cases, existing infrastructure, IT strategy, management goals, and other critical factors as the necessary first step in launching any deployment. An enterprise’s ability to define the problem is a daunting hurdle that can make collaboration challenging.

 

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