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Pros and Cons of Hosted vs. On Premise Phone Systems

Purchasing communications infrastructure equipment for your business, whether it’s data routers, SBCs or phone communication systems is difficult.  There are many vendor...

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Making Sense of Blockchain and Nothing Can Be Hidden in it?

The Bitfury Group and First Block Capital, on January 11, 2018, announced they had invested in Emercoin and would support the ground-breaking...

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Openpath Intros Next-Gen Access Control System

As everything in our lives has become smart; the phone, speaker, lights, cities, thermostats and doorbells, the reality is that pretty much...

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ZiipRoom Intros Must-Have Videoconferencing Solution

Friction or resistance is generally used to slow things down. In fact, a car's braking system is a great example of something very...

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Small Businesses Have Unique Needs When it Comes to Communication Systems

If you have a small business, chances are you have a business communication phone system someplace on premise.  That PBX communication system...

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ChatBots are Marching

Chances are you have talked to a Chatbot and didn’t even know it.  Like most contact center innovations, Chatbots have been driven...

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Why is the PSTN Long Tail So Long?

Even though VoIP and IP communications in general is now dominating all landline communications, why is the PSTN still there?  Why doesn’t...

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Walmart Customer Service

October 13, 2005

I was in Walmart this afternoon at lunch time. It's not a place I like to be. The following example of brilliant customer services is only one of the reasons why.

Place/time: Walmart, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1:00 pm

Interactive Intelligence Wins Best Of Show

October 11, 2005

Hi-Tech Beer Coasters?

October 7, 2005

Did anyone spot this on Reuters? Another wonderful and useful example of German efficiency and the fact that they take good beer very seriously.

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Fans of non-stop drinking may soon be able to cut down on time wasted ordering refills, thanks to a beer coaster that can tell when a glass is empty.

VoiceGenie's New Customers

October 7, 2005

New Board Member For Salesforce.com

October 6, 2005

I'm An Oil Millionaire!

October 6, 2005

20% Customer Churn For Data-Compromised Companies

October 5, 2005

ClientLogic Wins Visage Mobile Contract

October 3, 2005

The Call Center World Shrinks

October 3, 2005

Hi, blog!

I'm back from the ICCM show in Las Vegas. My initial impression was that, unlike the old days of a vast variety of smaller companies offering single-point communication, we're now looking at shows with a few very large merged players up front. The Witness/Blue Pumpkin combination, Aspect/Concerto entity and Verint/Opus Group combinations are just the most recent.

Viggo Mortensen Distracts Me

September 23, 2005

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