Posts tagged "Modern Workplace"

Building a Better Workspace with Modern Workplace Technology

Traditional office environments are fading as an increasing number of businesses embrace remote and hybrid work environments and use online communication and collaboration tools. Supporting the modern worker requires the […]

Reducing Carbon Footprints with Managed IT Cloud Solutions

Lots of business today is conducted in the cloud. Especially with today’s modern workplace that supports remote and hybrid teams, cloud connectivity and collaboration have become more important than ever. […]

How DEI Boosts IT Sustainability in Modern Workplaces

Businesses today are recognizing that embracing diversity, equity, and inclusivity (DEI) in the workplace extends beyond social benefits—it also significantly enhances their capacity to address environmental challenges. By fostering diverse […]

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The Path to ISO 14001 Certification With Managed IT

ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized standard for environmental management systems as established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It provides a framework for designing and implementing sustainable practices […]

Enhancing Productivity and Sustainability in IT With Hybrid Work

About a third of hybrid workers are fully remote, enjoying the benefits of a work-from-anywhere lifestyle. The remainder are pioneering the hybrid model, balancing their time between home and the […]

Simplifying Collaboration Management with Cisco Solutions

At its core, Collaboration management is an essential part of any business for a wide range of different reasons. Your organization’s core technology should create an environment where employees can […]

How Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solutions Fit Into Your Existing UCC Infrastructure

At its core, the idea behind enterprise collaboration is a simple one. You’re talking about the technology put in place at an organizational level that helps improve information gathering and […]

Why Managed Services are Essential to Your Enterprise Collaboration Strategy

For any business to be successful, your employees need to be able to come together to form something more powerful as a collective than they could do as individuals. They […]

Reducing Enterprise Collaboration Costs with Managed Services

At its core, enterprise collaboration is all about the free flow of information across the entirety of an organization. It’s about breaking down those silos that typically exist and making […]

Why Modern Organizations are Turning to Room Managed Services

Whether you need an all-in-one video conferencing solution, interactive collaboration tools, or modular meeting room solutions, room managed services are becoming increasingly popular. Understanding the Shift to Room Managed Services […]

How Managed Meeting Room Services Can Address Your IT Challenges

Employees spend an average of 31 hours per month in meetings they consider to be less-than-productive. That’s a significant amount of wasted time. The number of meetings is increasing, too. […]

Operator Connect vs Direct Routing: What’s the Difference?

There were 280 million active users of Microsoft Teams in 2023. As organizations increasingly rely on Microsoft Teams, video and voice calling capabilities have become the norm. Microsoft Teams offers […]

Slack vs. Zoom: Which One is Right for Your Team?

The shift to remote, hybrid, and distributed workforces has changed the way organizations operate. Video calling, document sharing, and real-time cloud collaboration tools have become standard.  Zoom and Slack have […]

Zoom Phone vs Google Voice: Which One is Right for Your Organization?

In today’s fast-paced business environment, having reliable and cost-effective voice communication is essential for connecting employees, remote workers, and clients. Among the many options available, two popular choices stand out: […]

Microsoft 365 vs Google Workspace: Which One is Better for Your Organization?

The Mainstream of Remote Collaboration Tools The demand for remote collaboration tools has changed the way businesses work. The emergence of remote, hybrid, and distributed workforces has mainstreamed cloud collaboration […]

Best Practices for Microsoft Teams Rooms Deployment

Microsoft Teams Room deployment is bringing remote, hybrid, and distributed workforces together in a centralized hub for robust communication and collaboration. Chat, audio/video, and sharing tools make for a more […]

Improving Voice Communications For Effective Collaboration

Conversations through email, project management applications and collaboration rooms can work effectively for remote and hybrid teams. Yet, there are many scenarios where real-time discussions are required to ensure a […]

Digital Transformation in 2023: Top 5 Trends

Most organizations across every industry have accelerated their digital transformation efforts in order to maintain a competitive advantage. If we’re being honest, at this point if your company isn’t facilitating […]

Take Your Enterprise Remote with a Virtual Phone System

According to results from a survey, a quarter of all professional jobs were hybrid or remote-based by the end of 2022, and that percentage will continue to grow in […]

The Microsoft Modern Workplace Transformation: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

At a time when your business users expect workplace flexibility (working from anywhere), the blend of technologies your organization relies on to create a digitized, modern workplace is more crucial […]

5 Qualities the Best Managed Service Providers Have in Common

Many companies rely on IT managed service providers (MSPs) to manage their hardware, software, and cloud services. The MSP worthy of your business should be prepared to support your business […]

Managed Services Provider vs Cloud Service Provider: Everything You Need to Know

In the age of the cloud, software as a service (SaaS), and distributed workforces, managing your organization’s technology ecosystem can consume a lot of your resources — namely time, finances, […]

Meeting Scheduling for Jugglers

Whether working at home and/or in the office, juggling meetings and desk work can be a challenge, even more so if you are a hybrid worker. Fortunately, a disciplined approach […]

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The 4 Benefits to Look For in Managed Monitoring Services for Unified Comms and IT

Throughout the history of technology, it has always been crucial to ensure that the applications managing structured and unstructured data are consistently available, secure, and performing at their full potential. […]

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How an Enterprise Collaboration Strategy Can Revitalize Your Workplace Environment

What is an enterprise collaboration strategy? Enterprise collaboration refers to the various ways in which an organization gathers and shares information amongst employees and partners. Beyond simpley email and phone […]

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Modern Workplace Technology – Enabling Businesses to Navigate the New Normal

Enabling your employees to connect and collaborate in the “new normal” requires company-wide commitment, a forward-looking mindset, and trust from the C-Suite and beyond. It also requires strategically orchestrated modern […]

Choosing the Right Digital Transformation Software for Your Organization

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the pace of digital transformation. Initiatives for leveraging technologies to institute change are in full flow. There is one question […]

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Digital Workplace Transformation Strategy in the Post-Pandemic Era

You’ve probably heard a lot lately about digital workplace transformation and how it’s been greatly sped up by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet what is digital transformation, really, and what will […]

Are Managed IT Support Services A Thing of the Past?

Today’s organizations – whether based in pharmaceuticals, education, government, healthcare or other sector – are united by their common need for Managed IT Support Services. The ongoing global disruption and […]

Microsoft CEO Praises Yorktel’s Innovative Use of Microsoft Technology

For many organizations, the global pandemic has acted as an unforeseen springboard forcing the advancement of remote collaboration & video communications. The downside is that with the rush of this […]

Microsoft Teams Voice Calling: All You Need To Know

What is Microsoft Teams Voice Calling? Microsoft Teams Voice Calling allows users to make and receive PSTN calls from mobile and desktop devices through Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams Voice is […]

The End of Technology Islands – How Gateway Solutions Are Transforming Your Many Platforms Into a Seamlessly Unified Workplace

Almost since the inception of the Internet, organizations have attempted to connect disparate “islands” of enterprise communication platforms and networks. Historically it has been a mammoth endeavor to create seamless […]

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How AV is Changing in the Digital Workplace

Today there is more attention on networks, the cloud and UC&C applications than ever before, introducing new questions for the future of AV. Organizations have been rapidly migrating to platforms […]

Has Your Monitoring and Management Solution Kept Pace with COVID-19?

The rise of COVID-19 has accelerated enterprise digital transformation to unprecedented levels. The focus has shifted from meeting rooms and centralized business hubs to entirely decentralized estates with exponentially more […]

Pre-Order the New Surface Hub 2S 85” to Equip Your Hybrid Teams

Microsoft is expanding its Surface Hub product line with the new Surface Hub 2S 85”, now available for reservation through Yorktel. The device will be available in January 2021 and […]

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Adaptability is Key to Weathering the Coronavirus Storm

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to dominate the news. The global impact is immeasurable, with no discrimination between market segments or customer profiles – everyone is affected in some way, large […]

Video Blog: BASF

On November 5th Yorktel held an onsite demo of our various products and services to BASF employees. Check out the video to learn more!

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The Future of Work: The Influencers, The Impact, and the Benefits

Is it time to jump onto the millennial bandwagon?   The traditional workforce as we know it is undergoing a seismic shift, dubbed the Future of Work. Over the past […]


Millennials – Here Today, Here to Stay, Working from Away

These days, it’s hard to not talk about Millennials when trying to understand how the workplace is evolving. Everyone has their own idea of what this demographic represents, but the […]


Yorktel’s Inclusion in The Growing Business Handbook 2016

Workplace performance standards are very different today from what they were ten, even five years ago. It is increasingly accepted that an employee’s performance now depends on real-time collaboration, connecting […]


Back to School

September, the beginning of a new school year – which for some of us will mean nothing more than the traffic getting worse again or that it’s the start of […]

Next Generation Workplace: Addressing Employee Disengagement Head On

Next Generation Workplace: Addressing Employee Disengagement Head On

Executing the Next Generation Workplace management strategy is a proven stimulant to employee engagement. Enterprises worldwide are adapting to a millennial-driven workforce by creating a flexible corporate culture, collaborative technology […]

Wanted Needed: Greater Workforce Agility

Wanted Needed: Greater Workforce Agility

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 […]

Make True Collaboration a Reality

Make True Collaboration a Reality

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 […]

Technology’s Role in Creating a Viable Next Generation Workplace

Technology’s Role in Creating a Viable Next Generation Workplace

Multiple, real-time technologies must work together seamlessly for the next generation workplace experience to become a reality. In a previous post, Are You Ready to Embrace the Next-Gen Workplace?, we […]

Next Generation Workplace: Enabling a Flexible Corporate Culture

Next Generation Workplace: Enabling a Flexible Corporate Culture

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 […]

Are You Ready to Embrace the Next-Gen Workplace?

Are You Ready to Embrace the Next-Gen Workplace?

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 […]

WebRTC and The Remote Workforce Trend

WebRTC and The Remote Workforce Trend

We’ve been tracking the progress of WebRTC (real-time communication) since the API standard was first announced by Google two years ago, and in that time we’ve seen lots of predictions […]

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