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CFOs Making Sound UCaaS Decisions – Part 3

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This is the last in a series of 3 posts that discuss key trends related to UCaaS which CFOs should be aware of as they play an increasingly central role in guiding a firm’s technology strategy. Today we take a quick look at the rise of functions designed to support mobile workers along with the several considerations […]

CFOs Making Sound Decisions in a Rapidly Changing Unified Communications Environment – Part 2

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This is the second in a series of 3 posts that discuss key trends CFOs should be aware of as they assume an increasingly important role in determining the firm’s IT strategy. Today we take a quick look at trends related to Cloud-based services, Security, and the importance of managerial visibility and access for solutions […]

Making Sound Decisions in a Rapidly Changing UC Environment – Part 1

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A recent joint study by Gartner and the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), the research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI), indicates that chief financial officers’ influence over IT spending has increased by 44 per cent in just the past 24 months.  The growing importance of IT to the development and successful execution of business […]

Cloud Makes Collaboration Work

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By Melanie Turek, Vice President, Research, Frost & Sullivan When Frost & Sullivan recently surveyed more than 1,000 IT decision makers in the U.S. and Europe, one of their biggest concerns about unified communications and collaboration tools focused on cost and complexity. More than half of all respondents say that complying with new regulatory requirements […]

Softphones Changing The Way We Communicate

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By Melanie Turek, Vice President, Research, Frost & Sullivan   The Rise of the Softphone Frost & Sullivan research shows that business-grade softphones, tablets, and UC clients are expected to experience the most significant increase in demand over the next three years. In a recent survey of more than 1,000 IT decision makers in the […]

DIY Isn’t Just for Home Improvements

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Written by Marcus Schmidt Years ago, Bob Villa started the ‘do it yourself’ craze with home improvements. As technology has progressed, we’ve become accustomed to being able to do all kinds of things on our own, regardless of how handy we are. From checking out at the grocery store to using the airline kiosk at […]