The cloud can provide cost savings, flexibility and more for your business. From smooth customer interactions and seamless mobile operations to increased operational efficiencies -see how beneficial (and simple) it is to give your employees that freedom to work wherever, whenever.
We have all heard so much about the importance of social media, but it can be hard to know where to begin using these tools for your business. This guide cuts through the hype and shows you concrete uses of social media for your business.
The future of work is mobile. Liberated by the internet and new mobile solutions, more and more businesses are embracing flexible working arrangements in which employees work from wherever they want. Smart businesses utilising flexible working
know that it’s no longer about the hours you work—it’s about results. These businesses are freeing themselves and their employees from the burden of counting hours and minutes worked, and are now focusing on output.
There has never been a better time for small and medium businesses to start using video conferencing. Sweeping changes in technology and price decreases due to competition among service providers have made it easier than ever to get started.
Apps have become critical to small businesses’ success. Small businesses are increasingly using apps in their daily operations. According to a recent survey, nearly three-fourths (72%) of small businesses are using apps on smartphones or tablets for their business and 38% report they could not survive—or it would be a major challenge to survive—without apps.
Talk just got cheaper. Thanks to the Internet, you no longer have to invest in expensive business PBX phone systems or pay handsomely for long distance calls. Internet phone systems can provide you with the same features you are accustomed to at a fraction of the cost. And they can go even further, enhancing your productivity and giving you new ways of getting your work done.
Devices can ‘talk amongst themselves’. Technology jargon is often confusing and complicated. And more often than not, the only people that understand the terminology are the people that coined it to begin with. For example, take the term Unified Communications (UC). If you say it a few times and really think about it, you’ll probably get a sense for what it means. But just in case you don’t, let’s break it down and talk about how it can help you.
There are etiquettes when it comes to being on a conference call. The following infographic exemplifies all the different kinds of conference callers. Avoid being the "musical maestro" or the "disorganized organizer" and learn your conference call etiquette.
Wireless technology surrounds us — in the workplace, at home, and many places in between. Mobile phones, WiFi networks, wireless computer accessories, and cordless phones all use radio transmissions for wireless communication. Even devices not used for communication, such as microwave ovens and lighting systems, emit radio frequency energy that can impact wireless devices. In this crowded radio environment, two technologies have emerged as the standard for wireless voice communication in UC and enterprise applications.
Trends in the modern work provide organisations the opportunity to rationalise their real estate and optimise their work space for Smarter Working. Plantronics and our partners provide a comprehensive set of tools to help organisation transform their workspace. Plantronics Audio devices and software are essential tools in the new Simply Smarter Office.
Voice is at the heart of enterprise collaboration. Plantronics provides a comprehensive portfolio of audio devices for the mobile professional delivering superb call clarity working anywhere. Advanced Smart Sensor Technology and Software deliver a superior user experience. InstantMeeting software allows for easy, one-touch joining of audio conference calls
In the business world, the convergence of voice and data – as well as video and mobility – has evolved into unified communications, an enabler that is difficult to pigeonhole. Encompassing voice, data, video, mobility, and more, it can be located on site or it can be delivered/hosted from the “cloud”. Most important, UC ensures that information is available and people are reachable anytime, anywhere on almost any device of their choosing.
The following describes some typical UC usage scenarios, and how you can deploy products that will maximize productivity while minimizing downtime, excessive inventory costs, operational overhead, and unsatisfied users.