Articles in Executive Thought Leadership

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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…
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CMOs and CIOs: Stop Battling and Start Collaborating on Marketing Technology Solutions

  • Morag Lucey
  • October 31, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • In a 2011 webinar, Gartner Research Vice President Laura McLellan boldly said that by 2017, the CMO would spend more on IT than the CIO.…
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Avaya and IAUG: Coming Together for a Better User Group Experience

  • IAUG Guest Bloggers
  • October 20, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • Marilyn Shuck serves as a Director on the IAUG Board, president of the Puget Sound Avaya Users Group, and as a UC Engineer at the…
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An Exploration of End-to-End Network Segmentation—Part II: Native Stealth

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 12, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • As I’ve said before, no one provider can completely eliminate network security risks. There is, however, a proven way to reduce risk and network exposure:…
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How Businesses Can Improve Product Quality & Raise Net Promoter Scores

  • Jerry Glembocki
  • October 10, 2016 | 5 minutes to read
  • There may be no greater indicator of a company’s value in the eyes of its customers than its Net Promoter Score (NPS)—a measure of the…
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How to Make the Most of IoT While Minimizing Security Risks

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 6, 2016 | 2 minutes to read
  • I was in London yesterday for IP Expo 2016. I had the pleasure of speaking with many customers and presenting a keynote about the security…
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An Exploration of End-to-End Network Segmentation—Part I: Hyper-Segmentation

  • Jean Turgeon
  • October 5, 2016 | 9 minutes to read
  • More than 90% of businesses say they have some sort of cybersecurity framework in place, but here’s the truth: a network security strategy will never…
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Philanthropy: It Does a Company Good

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • October 2, 2016 | 4 minutes to read
  • When I’m asked about why Corporate Philanthropy matters, I could easily point to a Nielsen study that states 55% of online consumers would pay more…
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How to Realize Huge Cost Savings for Enterprise Telecom

  • Michael Blake
  • September 29, 2016 | 3 minutes to read
  • This case study shares the steps taken by Avaya to reduce a sizeable telecom bill by 50%. The methods are trending tactics used by a…