Articles from July 2015

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Building the Network of Tomorrow, Today

  • Jean Turgeon
  • July 29, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • Imagine you want to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco. You can either get in a car and drive there, moving from city to…
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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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Forrester Research: How Engagement is Writing Collaboration’s Eulogy

  • Henry Dewing
  • July 27, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Anyone who knows me, knows that I think there are two types of collaboration – collaboration, the verb, and Collaboration, the noun. For years, I’ve…
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The Truth about 911: How Outdated Technology is Putting Your Life at Risk

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • July 22, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • When tragedy strikes, we’re told to dial 911. Unfortunately, tragedy does strike … and often—millions of people call 911 each year. But what happens when…
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Is Collaboration Inherently Counterproductive?

  • Gary E. Barnett
  • July 20, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Some people like to argue that collaboration is the key to innovation and productivity in the workplace. In reality, what they really seek is teamwork--and…
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How the Internet of Things Will Impact Retail Sooner Than You Think

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 15, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • In the popular sci-fi film Minority Report, there's a scene where the main character, played by Tom Cruise, walks through a mall and is bombarded…
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6 Benefits of Cloud-Based Video Conferencing

  • Henry Dewing
  • July 14, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • “Savvy corporations will collaborate with the empowered people. Savvy corporations that want to benefit from [the sharing economy] ... will collaborate with these empowered people,…
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The Top 12 Reasons to Invest in the Cloud Today

  • Pat Patterson
  • July 8, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Many authors, including myself, have written about the benefits of the cloud in its many forms, yet there have been very few detailed case studies…
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8 Ways to Win Over Millennials in the Office

  • Gary E. Barnett
  • July 7, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Millennials have a bit of a branding issue. As those born between 1982 and 2002 entered the workforce, they inspired a number of books about…
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The Business of Sport: Are Our Venues Letting Us Down?

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 6, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Sport is big business, and sponsorship has never been more popular. I recently read that a whopping 65 percent of the €26bn market for European…
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The King is Dead; Long Live the King

  • Bernard Gutnick
  • July 1, 2015 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • It’s hard to believe a “must have” communication technology that was popular when I was in college could be obsolete (as some recent headlines have…