Unified Communications Magazine November 2007
Volume 1 / Number 3
Competitive advantage generally goes to the organization best able to apply the knowledge and expertise of its workers whenever and wherever it's needed. Much has been said of how UC can accelerate and formalize internal business processes, ultimately achieving improved workflow and cost savings. Certainly the notions of presence, single number contact, video and web conferencing are no longer novel and are now increasingly taken for granted by workers. But the biggest impact in providing unified and flexible, voice, data, video, and web-based collaboration tools may occur in the wireless realm with the nearly two-thirds of all workers who comprise the ever-growing mobile workforce.
Richard "Zippy’" Grigonis
Like the hero in an ancient Greek tragedy, the strength of Unified Communications is also its weakness. The amazing ability for a user to instantly call upon any computing/ communication device situated anywhere to access corporate directories, presence information, and collaboration functions also reeks of security concerns.
Richard ’"Zippy’" Grigonis
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Microsoft’s Big Unified Communications Launch
In the history of communications space there has never been a new product roll-out supported by over 50 other companies. Until October 16, 2007, that is. I write this article while on a returning flight from San Francisco, CA, where I got to hear Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and Business Division President Jeff Raikes speak about how Microsoft will change business communications forever through the introduction of a suite of unified communications software, products and services. And yes, over 50 other companies also announced related products and services.
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