Articles in Executive Thought Leadership

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Less Maintenance, More Innovation: How to (Finally) Fill the IT Skills Gap

  • Jean Turgeon
  • February 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • If you take a good look at how the business ecosystem is evolving, you’ll find that it’s being redefined by five key market trends: Automation…
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2017 Avaya Customer Innovation Awards Honor Five Companies Leading the Way in Digital Transformation

  • Tony Kleckner
  • February 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Every year, Avaya and IAUG recognize a handful of customers who are innovators. These customers are recognized with Customer Innovation Awards. Last year’s award winners…
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Avaya and Axis Communications: Securing Video Surveillance Solutions

  • Alan Hase
  • February 13, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • What do video surveillance cameras, badge readers, video conferencing endpoints and IP phones have in common? They all utilize the IP network infrastructure. Technologies that…
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Why Compassionate Leadership is the Best Business Strategy

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • February 9, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • I remember reading an interview with CEO of LinkedIn Jeff Weiner. He was talking about his evolution as a leader. His “aha” moment had come…
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Join Us in Vegas for the Best Dice Roll Ever! #AvayaENGAGE 2017

  • Morag Lucey
  • January 17, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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 | Estimated reading time: 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…