Articles in Executive Thought Leadership

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Earth Day 2017: A Call for Education and Action … Because it Takes a Village (Truly!)

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • April 19, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • On Saturday, the world will come together for Earth Day 2017. I believe this is one of the most important days of the year because…
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Three Essential Elements in Hotel Back-office Digitization

  • Robert K. Mitton
  • April 17, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • It’s a fact that 89% of companies today are competing exclusively on the customer experience. They’re retooling their customer approaches, redirecting their external messaging, and…
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Join us for the Transformational Journey: Avaya Evolutions is Now #AvayaENGAGE

  • Galib Karim
  • April 6, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • For over 11 years Avaya Evolutions Mexico has been the milestone event for Mexico’s technology market, with over 3,000 visitors in each edition. This year…
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Continuous Learning: Propelling Forward in a Rapidly and Inevitably Changing World

  • Morag Lucey
  • March 21, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • Whether we realize it or not, advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT) have transformed the way we…
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In this Women’s History Month, I ask, “What world do we want to leave our daughters?”

  • Amy Fliegelman Olli
  • March 8, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I mean that figuratively—as I’m a mom to two sons. But I do think about the question a lot, especially during Women’s History Month. If…
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The One Question That Must Be Asked This Women’s History Month

  • Morag Lucey
  • March 8, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • If you haven’t heard by now, March is officially Women’s History Month, and March 8 is International Women’s Day. This year’s campaign theme for the…
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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…