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Looking Into Technology’s Future: Four Predictions for 2014

By: Pejman Roshan, Vice President, Product Management

Technology is changing at such a rapid pace that we often don’t notice it until it’s fundamentally changed the tech landscape. Businesses are often suspicious of new technologies, worrying that they will disrupt accepted practices; however innovation has a way of disrupting the established way of doing things and replacing them with something better. CIOs […]

Five Steps to Mitigate the Risks of BYOD

By: Katie Maller, Communications Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Mobility is how we work. It’s how we live. The adoption of mobility, smartphones and tablets enable people to collaborate easily from home or in the office and has freed up workers’ sense of individuality to inspire more productive work. There’s no doubt that the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend is changing the workplace. Embrace the changes […]

New ShoreTel White Paper Shows How to Make Your UC Deployment a Success

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

As CIOs and other IT decision-makers consider moving their business to unified communications, there are numerous aspects that can markedly impact the level of success with their UC deployment. To help them move to UC, ShoreTel has released a new White Paper, “5 Things You Need to Know to Make Your UC Deployment a Success.” […]

What the Personalization of Work Means, or the BYOx Factor, Part V

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Sometimes, when massive change takes place, we often look back and say, “How did we ever do it the old way?” Before BYOD became accepted in the workplace, we arrived at work, sat at our desk, and accessed the limited, siloed uses of our telephone and computer. Our offices were uniform and colorless. But that […]

What the Personalization of Work Means, or the BYOx Factor, Part IV

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

As the BYOD movement enabled workers to use the device of their choosing, the traditional role of the office began to change. Employees experienced the freedom with these devices to collaborate and be more productive with than ever, using new products and solutions such as the ShoreTel Dock, and ShoreTel Mobility, with an Apple iPad, […]

The Fingerprint of Telephone Security

By: Pejman Roshan, Vice President, Product Management

Have you seen the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the newly released iPhone 5S? This is the fingerprint scanning technology built into the Home button, which allows you to unlock you iPhone 5S, as well as make purchases through the App Store, without having to constantly re-enter your password. In the technology world, the great […]

What the Personalization of Work Means, or the BYOx Factor, Part III

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

With the explosion in use of mobile devices, uniform office standards began to erode. It’s now hard to imagine arriving at work with a lunch box, hanging up your jacket, and sitting down at a desk for eight hours, five days a week. Now employees can work on the road, work at home, or work […]

What the Personalization of Work Means, or the BYOx Factor, Part II

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

We all know BYOD is here to stay, that conventional office working conditions are being blasted away as  employees demand to use the devices that they know and love. The movement is growing so fast that 38 percent of companies expect to stop providing devices to workers by 2016, according to a global survey of […]

Bidding Adieu to Blackberry?

By: Christian Gilby, Sr. Product Manager Mobility

I opened up Twitter this morning to see the headline staring back at me. BLACKBURIED. Ouch. It is a technological tale akin to a modern day Shakespearean tragedy. “Nothing can come of nothing: speak again.” The once mighty Blackberry smartphone has become the fallen power within the world of mobile devices. Heralding the new millennium […]

What the Personalization of Work Means, or the BYOx Factor

By: Jack McCarthy, Content Manager Google+ icon for profile link

Looking back at the past often elicits a sense of amazement, as in, “were people really like that?”  The success of the television series “Mad Men” taps into the fascination with what the world was like 50 years ago and how different it was from the present. The conformity and cultural rigidness of the era […]

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