Articles in Executive Thought Leadership

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Join Us in Vegas for the Best Dice Roll Ever! #AvayaENGAGE 2017

  • Morag Lucey
  • January 17, 2017 | 2 minutes to read
  • There was a time when a handshake meant more than a text, when being in the same room meant more than an email. While advancements…
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Avaya’s 2017 Tech Trends to Watch: the Distinguished Dozen

  • Laurent Philonenko
  • January 11, 2017 | 13 minutes to read
  • With the Age of Intelligence fully underway, 2017 is destined be a landmark year for mobility, data and very cheap hardware. Here are Avaya’s 12…
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Passing the Torch: A Message to the Rising Workforce of Millennial Women

  • Morag Lucey
  • January 11, 2017 | 5 minutes to read
  • I must say that throughout my years navigating the workforce, I’ve never been prouder of the gains that women have made professionally. Today, we’re witnessing…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 4: Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

  • Jean Turgeon
  • January 5, 2017 | 5 minutes to read
  • 2016 certainly didn’t come up short in terms of tech innovation. From genetically engineered immune cells that can control long-term HIV to plant gene editing…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 3: Security Regulation

  • Jean Turgeon
  • December 19, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • There’s no denying the transformative power of the IoT (whether or not you’ve read this IoT Chronicles blog series.) Practically every object imaginable today has…
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Advance Your Career—Put the “You” in IAUG

  • IAUG Guest Bloggers
  • December 14, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • Paula Brown Hackett is a member of IAUG and a Senior IT Manager, Enterprise Networks for McMaster University. Whether it’s at Avaya ENGAGE, a local…
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How More Working Women Can Advance to the C Suite

  • Morag Lucey
  • December 13, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, then you know one thing about me: I advocate for females boldly being the awesome workplace contributors…
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How Do You Create a Tech-Driven Guest Experience?

  • Robert K. Mitton
  • December 8, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • Hospitality, one of the world’s most prevalent and influential industries, is using tech-driven guest experiences to boost success. In addition to the usual business trips…
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Serving Customer Buying Patterns Means Our Partners are “Living on the Edge”

  • Fadi Moubarak
  • December 1, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • Today’s business environment is a competitive and dynamic landscape that necessitates innovation in communications and collaboration. Technology solutions are more than mere infrastructure investments, they…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 2: Three Big Security Threats—and How to Solve Them

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 28, 2016 | 6 minutes to read
  • With projected market revenue of $1.7 trillion by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) stands to forever change the world as we know it. In…
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The IoT Chronicles Part 1: Demystification and Strategy

  • Jean Turgeon
  • November 14, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • If you follow my blog, then you know I talk a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT). As Avaya’s Chief Technologist for Software Defined…
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How to Achieve Better Outcomes for Women in the Workplace

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • November 10, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • I was really fortunate to begin my career at IBM. It was a company ahead of its time in terms of diversity and the investments…
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Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms

  • Morag Lucey
  • November 7, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • As a female executive who has been through her fair share of triumphs and trials, I have a burning passion for cultivating strong women in…
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Settle down, boys. The Cubs won a series but it wasn’t really a “World Series”

  • Morag Lucey
  • November 3, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • I marvel at America’s fascination with baseball. Every year, from May through October, there’s little escape from it: newspaper headlines, bets, fantasy teams, daily conversations,…
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Giving Avaya Channel Partners the Edge for Success

  • Steve Biondi
  • November 2, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • Since joining Avaya 14 months ago, I’ve been working closely with our channel partners and distributors to ensure we’re in lockstep when it comes to…