31 Articles Tagged innovation

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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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Has WhatsApp Video Missed a Trick?

  • Savio Tovar Dias
  • November 23, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • In today’s mobile-led world, there is no doubt that messaging apps are becoming the preferred means to communicate with friends, family, and even work colleagues.…
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Building Innovation on Customer Feedback

  • Areff Mohammed
  • September 2, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • When Ford wanted to reintroduce the Fiesta brand in the U.S. for the first time in more than a decade, executives decided they needed to…
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New Age, New Requirements, More Innovation: 3 Ways to Keep Up (Part 1)

  • Jean Turgeon
  • August 17, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • When we talk about what has changed within the last 25 years in technology, communications and business, it feels only possible to scratch the surface.…
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2016 DevConnect Award Winners Choose to Innovate on Avaya

  • Laurent Philonenko
  • June 7, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Platform innovation allows companies to disrupt the status quo for their business, their industry. Amazon, Zappos, Google, Uber are just a few of the success…
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Avaya Publishes 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report

  • Jill Stoneberg
  • February 18, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • This week, Avaya announced the release of our fiscal year 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report. The Report builds off of the company’s inaugural report, released last…
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The Future of Intelligent Headsets: Avaya, Plantronics Expand Strategic Partnership

  • Luke Stangel
  • December 3, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  •   In the age of the Internet of Things (IOT), it’s all about intelligence: smartphones, smart watches ... and, thanks to Avaya and Plantronics, smarter…
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Avaya Named Among the 100 Most Innovative Companies in Silicon Valley by Thomson Reuters

  • Luke Stangel
  • November 12, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Innovation is serious business at Avaya. Researchers inside Avaya’s R&D lab filed for 180 patents in the last 12 months—roughly one new patent every two…
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Is There Any Life Left in the Office?

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 28, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Is there any life left in the office? No, I’m not talking about a scene from a zombie film, with mobs of mutant creatures shuffling…
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5 Things CIOs Must Do Immediately to Stay Relevant in Today's Environment

  • Usama Nouri
  • May 15, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • In most organizations today, CIOs are being asked to define in plain terms disruptive trends like IoT, Cloud, Big Data, analytics and others. CIOs are…
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Happy Birthday, iPad! (A Cautionary Tale for Businesses)

  • Luke Stangel
  • April 2, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Can you believe it’s only been five years since the iPad graced our lives? I struggle to remember a time when I was without mine.…
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2015: The Year of Power to the Consumer

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 9, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • 2014 has been the first full year of my current job. It's been a time of rapid change, not just for me, but for the…
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Where in the World are the New GMDPs?

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 10, 2014 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • I’m proud to say I’m a new addition to Avaya’s Global Management Development Program (GMDP). The GMDP’s goal is to grow a pipeline of future…
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The Office isn’t Dead; Just Evolving

  • Luke Stangel
  • May 1, 2014 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Is the office as we know it heading towards a slow extinction, or is it an opportunity for a new “frontier” of advancements in technology…
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Live from #Converge2014: Pierre-Paul Allard Keynote Address on Avaya's Transformation Journey

  • Luke Stangel
  • April 29, 2014 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • The Avaya story today is very different than the company's story just 5 years ago. In 2009, Avaya was a largely voice-centric, infrastructure-heavy company focused…
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Michigan State Wins Innovation Award from Avaya; 7 Partners Win DevConnect Excellence Awards

  • Jon Alperin
  • April 28, 2014 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Does the phrase "I'll know it when I see it" apply to innovation? How do you recognize innovation versus improvement when you see something new?…