Laura Stotler Info

TMCnet Contributing Editor
Laura Stotler has written about communication technologies for 14 years, specializing in managed services and VoIP. She has contributed to TMC in a number of capacities as online content director of TMCnet, editorial director of Communications ASP magazine and managing editor of Internet Telephony magazine.

Latest Articles

US Space Force Awards Blockchain Contract to Xage Security - 09/23/2020
Hawaii Opening New Call Center to Handle Unemployment Claims - 09/23/2020
The Challenges of Running a Successful VoC Program - 09/23/2020
New CDRThief Malware Targets VoIP Softswitches and Gateways - 09/18/2020
CSPi Vital UCaaS Solution Officially Approved for Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program - 09/18/2020
Blockchain and AI Added to Proposed U.S. Consumer Safety Legislation - 09/17/2020
Nvidia to Acquire Arm and Create AI Supercomputer in $40 Billion Deal - 09/16/2020
USPS Blockchain Patent Could Enable Secure Mail-in Voting - 09/08/2020
Managed Services Set to Dominate Security Market over Next Six Months - 09/07/2020
Speech Analytics Technology Keeps Call Center Agents and Customers Engaged - 09/04/2020
Vidyard Expands Mobile Video Solution for Android and Microsoft Edge Users - 09/03/2020
New Phone Scam Has Callers Posing as COVID-19 Contact Tracers - 08/28/2020
PelicanCorp and Pass Word Team on Wyoming 811 Call Before You Dig Program - 08/27/2020
MCI Creates More Than 1,000 New At Home Call Center Positions - 08/25/2020
Zoom and Canvas Outages Impact Schools and Businesses as Classes Resume - 08/25/2020
Permanent Remote Workforce May Double After COVID-19 - 08/14/2020
New Remote Workforce Creating Massive Security Risks for Businesses - 08/14/2020
Oklahoma Call Center Devoted to Contact Tracing to Reduce Coronavirus Spread - 08/11/2020
India Re-skills Workforce for AI Age - 08/11/2020
New Voycy Powered By UDT Offering Helps Call Center Agents Support Distance Learning Users - 07/30/2020
Twilio Attack Highlights Vulnerabilities of Misconfigured AWS S3 Buckets - 07/29/2020
New NICE Offering Uses AI to Provide Real-Time Guidance for Customer Service Agents - 07/29/2020
The Call Center Comes Home as More Agents Work Remotely - 07/24/2020
The Hunger Games Summarized in 43-Second Zoom Call - 07/24/2020
Comcast Using AI, Machine Learning and Automation to Meet COVID-19 Internet Demands - 07/16/2020
MSP Hacks on the Rise According to US Secret Service Alert - 07/15/2020
Verizon Pilots Google Cloud's Contact Center AI Solution - 07/15/2020
TikTok on the Chopping Block in US as Chinese Tensions Increase - 07/08/2020
Unilever to Use Blockchain to Create a Deforestation-Free Supply Chain - 06/19/2020
EOS Platform in Decline as Competition Heats Up in Blockchain Space - 06/19/2020
Cybercriminals Target Cloud Apps as Cloud Migrations Accelerate - 06/18/2020
Global Applebee's Franchisee Chooses MSP for Major Network Upgrade - 06/18/2020
Managing the Customer Experience with UC Analytics from Microsoft Teams - 06/18/2020
Moscow to Use Blockchain for Critical Vote on Extending Putin Presidency - 06/18/2020
Rochester Area Call Center Sued for Back Rent During COVID-19 - 06/10/2020
Gemini Brings Mobile Capabilities to U.S. and Canadian Samsung Blockchain Wallet Users - 06/05/2020
Executive Order Could Transform Social Media During a Historically Volatile Time - 06/04/2020
Technology Key to a Successful Permanent Remote Workforce - 06/01/2020
Setting Work and Home Life Boundaries to Avoid Employee Burnout - 06/01/2020
Major U.S. Tech Companies to Allow Remote Work Beyond COVID-19 - 06/01/2020
Study Shows Robots Tied to Income Inequality in Certain U.S. Regions - 05/28/2020
European Companies Team on Blockchain COVID-19 Health Passport - 05/28/2020
Chinese AI Leader iFlytek Announces Key Partnership While Under Fire for Alleged Surveillance Role - 05/21/2020
NVIDIA Announces New AI System Geared Toward Data Center Supercomputing - 05/20/2020
Fujitsu and Accenture Join Hyperledger Greenhouse with Blockchain Interoperability Project - 05/19/2020
The Role of Blockchain in an Adaptive, Post COVID-19 Global Supply Chain - 05/15/2020
The Call Center's Role in Providing Positive Business Outcomes - 05/15/2020
Businesses Seeking Positive Outcomes Will Smart Source their MSP Selection - 05/14/2020
U.S. Senate Considering Blockchain Technology for Remote Voting - 05/08/2020
Remote Work Benefits for Customer Service Will Outlast COVID-19 - 05/08/2020
State Unemployment Departments Beef Up Call Centers and Tech Amidst COVID-19 - 05/08/2020
COVID-19 Fueling Major Virtual PBX Market Growth - 05/01/2020
Poison Control Call Centers Experience High Call Volume After Trump's Disinfectant Comments - 05/01/2020
Blockchain Being Used Globally in Fight Against COVID-19 - 05/01/2020
Cisco Global Contact Center Survey Reveals Major Cloud and AI Adoption - 05/01/2020
Blockchain to Play Pivotal Role in China's Data and Economic Infrastructure - 04/23/2020
Communications Infrastructure Industry Growing Thanks to New Investments - 04/17/2020
Valuable Call Center Tools Available to Support Remote Work and Scheduling During COVID-19 - 04/17/2020
AFNI Call Center Under Fire for Allegedly Packing Trainees in Elbow-to-Elbow Amidst COVID-19 - 04/16/2020
Global Health Organizations Using Conversational AI to Aid COVID-19 Response - 04/16/2020
Broadway Websites Using AI to Deal with Influx of Customer Service Requests - 04/09/2020
Remote Agents Key to Bank Call Center Success During Coronavirus - 04/09/2020
Blockchain Solutions Among Most Popular Technologies to be Adopted in 2020 - 04/09/2020
Call Center Agents on the Front Lines in Coronavirus War - 04/02/2020
The Vital Role of Blockchain in Dutch Fight Against Coronavirus - 04/02/2020
US Call Center Workers in Crowded Buildings Terrified of COVID-19 Spread - 03/31/2020
Use of UC Solutions Surges as People Socialize Virtually - 03/26/2020
New Serenova Program Helps Call Centers Quickly Support Remote Agents - 03/26/2020
State Unemployment Call Centers Overwhelmed Due to Coronavirus - 03/24/2020
AI and Automation for Workforce Management in the Contact Center - 03/20/2020
The Role of AI and Blockchain in Combating the Coronavirus - 03/20/2020
Video Conferencing 101: A Guide to 20 Free Solutions - 03/19/2020
Only Some Governments and Agencies Ready to Move to Remote Work - 03/18/2020
Remote Work a Dream Come True for Most Employees - 03/17/2020
Federal Employee Remote Work Guidance is Confusing and Inconsistent - 03/16/2020
Call Center Scheduling Programs Can Ease the Burden for Managers - 03/13/2020
AI in Healthcare: Who's to Blame When Things Go Wrong - 03/13/2020
How to Work Remotely During the Global Coronavirus Pandemic - 03/13/2020
Toronto AI Company Identified Coronavirus Before it Became a Pandemic - 03/12/2020
Google and T-Systems Partner on Managed Services and Cloud Competence Center - 03/11/2020
Call Center Messaging Technologies Vital During Coronavirus Crisis - 03/05/2020
Call Center Messaging Technologies Vital During Coronavirus Crisis - 03/05/2020
Call Center Managers Embracing AI and Automation - 03/05/2020
How to Choose the Best MSP Partner Possible - 03/05/2020
MSP Cybersecurity Company Sophos Bought Out for $3.9 Billion - 03/05/2020
The Vatican Teams with Microsoft and IBM to Call for AI Ethics - 03/04/2020
Five9 to Acquire Workforce Optimization Company Virtual Observer - 03/02/2020
Sprint Files Massive VoIP Lawsuit While Poised for T-Mobile Merger - 02/28/2020
Patton Releases SmartNode Series of VoIP Gateways - 02/28/2020
Several States Enacting Call Center Relocation Laws and Fines - 02/25/2020
Contact Center AI Startup Cresta Launches with Workforce Management Solution - 02/25/2020
Gordon Flesch to Acquire ITP and Create Large Midwest MSP - 02/24/2020
Florida's Manatee County Adopts NG911 Bundle from RapidDeploy - 02/24/2020
Telinta Adds New Brandable Features to Switching & Billing Apps at ITEXPO - 02/21/2020
MDR Provider for MSPs Huntress Tracks Down $18 Million Funding Round - 02/21/2020
Tips for Fostering an Inclusive, Engaging Call Center Culture - 01/24/2020
The Importance of Social Media for Hiring Talented, Engaged Agents - 01/23/2020
AI Tools Being Used to Create a More Empathetic Call Center - 01/22/2020
AI's Important Role in Customer Service Workflows - 01/17/2020
The Evolving Role of Chatbots in the Customer Service Realm - 01/17/2020
The Value of Long-Term Forecasting & Scheduling in the Call Center - 01/16/2020
UPenn Chooses Vonage to Unite Campus Communications - 01/15/2020
Seattle Work Scheduling Law Offers Model for the Call Center - 01/10/2020
Nashville 911 Issues Highlight Global Call Center Problems - 01/10/2020
New Illinois Law Could Serve as Benchmark for AI Use in Hiring - 01/08/2020
Migrating Communications to the Cloud with Minimal Disruption - 01/03/2020
AI's Critical Role in Public Safety and Emergency Services - 01/03/2020
Achieving Balance in the Call Center Management Juggling Act - 01/03/2020
Twilio Performance May Indicate Cloud Communications Growth in 2020 - 01/03/2020
Synoptek Becomes Latest MSP Victim of Ransomware Attack - 01/02/2020
Dutch Government Proposes Act to Prevent Hostile Takeover of Telecom and Internet Companies - 01/02/2020
Superior Customer Service Needs to Be the Norm, Not the Exception - 01/02/2020
AI Versus Human Thought: Which Will Prevail? - 12/27/2019
How AI is Improving CX and Customer Engagement - 12/27/2019
Fuze and Snap Recordings Partner on Personalized Customer Experiences - 12/27/2019
AMD Announces Transformative Partnership with Blockchain Gaming Alliance - 12/27/2019
Alibaba Wins Blockchain Patents and Solidifies Fintech Partnerships - 12/27/2019
Holiday Tips for the Busy Call Center - 12/20/2019
AI Vital for Omnichannel Customer Engagement - 12/20/2019
Cisco Shapes the Future Network with Silicon One Chip and Router Line - 12/20/2019
AI's Steady Takeover of the Hiring Process - 12/18/2019
Elizabeth Warren's Fair Workweek Plan Would Address Erratic Scheduling - 12/11/2019
CyrusOne MSP Customers Victims of Ransomware Attack - 12/11/2019
MSPs Need to Get Ahead of Ransomware Attacks - 12/06/2019
Google's Contact Center AI Could Transform Customer Service - 12/06/2019
HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Project Aims to Improve Call Center Scheduling & Performance - 12/06/2019
Orange Selects Ericsson for Managed Services, AI & Automation - 12/05/2019
Comcast Launches ASL Now Customer Service Offering for Deaf Subscribers - 12/05/2019
Sprint's New Omni VoIP Service Aimed at SMBs - 11/27/2019
Salesforce Broadens AI-Based Einstein Voice Assistant - 11/27/2019
Workforce Logiq Acquires ENGAGE Talent and Adds AI and Analytics - 11/26/2019
Verint Upgrades WFM Solution with AI and Automation - 11/26/2019
Mining Data to Improve Call Center Scheduling - 11/25/2019
The Millennial Generation Needs a Comprehensive Mobile Workforce Strategy - 11/25/2019
Washington 911 Call Center Undergoing Upgrade - 11/22/2019
Google Enhances CallJoy Virtual Customer Service Agent - 11/22/2019
Microsoft's Endpoint Manager Solution Streamlines Device Management - 11/21/2019
The Surprising Growth of AI in Retail Businesses - 11/20/2019
Using the Right Technology Tools for Call Center Management - 11/18/2019
Conversational AI Transforms the Call Center at Constant Contact - 11/15/2019
AI's Inevitable Impact on the Customer Experience - 11/13/2019
The Complex Ethical and Social Responsibilities Surrounding AI - 11/13/2019
Tijuana Becoming the New Bombay for Call Centers - 11/13/2019
The Many Business Productivity Advantages of VoIP - 11/11/2019
Using AI and Automation to Improve Call Center Management - 11/11/2019
The Exciting and Controversial Use of AI in the Hiring Process - 11/07/2019
How AI and Bots are Improving the Travel Industry - 11/06/2019
New Modzy Platform Designed to Scale AI Deployments Across the Enterprise - 11/05/2019
AI and Automation Natural Fit for CRM - 10/25/2019
Unpredictable Schedules Are a Major Problem for U.S. Workers - 10/25/2019
Courtside Solution Uses AI to Automate Court Transcription - 10/24/2019
AIOps Is Tearing Down Traditional Technology Siloes - 10/18/2019
NTI's Disabled, Remote Agents Help Curb Call Center Attrition - 10/18/2019
Chatbots Can Close the Sale - But Only with Unknowing Customers - 10/18/2019
St. Louis Blues Using Chatbot to Drive Revenue and Improve Fan Engagement - 10/17/2019
Homeland Security Warns of Chinese Cyber Attacks on MSPs - 10/16/2019
The Importance of AIOps for Mission-Critical Workloads - 10/04/2019
Human and AI Collaboration in the Future Workplace - 10/04/2019
Women Assuming Major Role in AI Development - 10/04/2019
The Importance of AI and Voice Analytics in the Call Center - 09/26/2019
Military and Healthcare Industries Driving AI Investments and R&D - 09/26/2019
Using AI to Improve Call Center Scheduling and Management - 09/26/2019
AIOps Market Growing Slowly and Steadily - 09/25/2019
Google Looks to India for AI Development and Research - 09/24/2019
Airlines Using AI to Forecast Demand and Improve Efficiencies - 09/06/2019
Preparation Key for Call Centers During Hurricane Dorian - 09/06/2019
Preparation Key for Call Centers During Hurricane Dorian - 09/06/2019
New North Carolina 911 Call Center Will Meet Next-Gen Demands - 09/05/2019
SIP Trunking On the Rise, Even for UCaaS - 08/30/2019
Using AI to Treat the Global Problem of Job Burnout - 08/30/2019
Important Factors for Call Center Recruiting - 08/30/2019
Splunk to Buy SignalFX in $1.05 Billion AIOps Deal - 08/29/2019
Affiliate Ban Would Effectively Kill Off US Market for Huawei - 08/20/2019
The Benefits of Speech Analytics for Customer Service - 08/19/2019
Massive DoD JEDI Cloud Project Under Review but Moving Forward - 08/16/2019
Verint Honored for Workforce Optimization Solution of the Year - 08/15/2019
California's Outdated 911 Call Centers Slated for an Update - 08/15/2019
CI's Virtual Concierge Simplifies AI for Customer Interactions - 08/14/2019
Automated Coaching is the Next Phase of Workforce Management - 08/02/2019
Blockchain Offers an Exciting Alternative to the Traditional Database Architecture - 08/02/2019
Taking Advantage of a HIPAA-Compliant Business VoIP Solution - 08/02/2019
Creating a Harmonious Environment for Workers in the Age of AI - 08/02/2019
Google Steps Up Contact Center AI Game - 07/31/2019
Microsoft's Exciting and Frightening $1 Billion Investment in OpenAI - 07/30/2019
AI Technology Will Improve the Workplace for Customer Service Agents - 07/26/2019
Delta Elevates Customer Service Using AI-Based Virtual Assistant - 07/25/2019
911 Call Center Managers Need to Be Prepared for the Unexpected - 07/25/2019
AI Already Improving Customer Service and Transforming the Call Center - 07/19/2019
AI Will Fill the Manager's Role in Workplace of the Future - 07/19/2019
How AI is Transforming Customer Relations - 07/19/2019
Finance Industry Banking on AI to Improve the Customer Experience - 06/13/2019
Topbox Enhances CX Using Conversational Analytics - 06/13/2019
Gleaning the Most Value From Call Center Scheduling Tools - 06/07/2019
How to Make an Informed Choice of VoIP Service Provider - 06/06/2019
Using Analytics to Improve Workforce Management - 06/06/2019
Guidelines for Managing Virtual Call Center Workers - 06/06/2019
Getting from Order to Auto-Renewal with Zero Effort - 06/05/2019
Why XaaS is an Ideal Fit for UC Services and Management - 06/04/2019
Toledo Call Center Training Program Gives Students Real-Life Experience - 05/31/2019
Monet Solution Makes Club Med Contact Center Scheduling a Day at the Beach - 05/31/2019