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Client Spotlight

A Very IT School Vacation

Unlike some seeking R&R during school vacation week, I didn’t jet down to Florida to visit Mickey Mouse, binge watch Netflix, or tackle the ever-growing list of projects around the house. As district technology coordinator for South Amboy Public Schools, in South Amboy, NJ, I instead spent my break working with the fine folks at […]

04.26.2017

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Cloud

Power of 3: Moving to a UCaaS Model

Power of 3 is a quick snapshot of tech knowledge delivered in three bullets that can be read in three minutes or less. Gartner predicts the UC market will grow to $42.4 billion by 2019, showing the plethora of options when it comes to platforms and the networks that support them. The cloud has made […]

04.20.2017

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Cloud

Power of 3: Moving to a UCaaS Model

Power of 3 is a quick snapshot of tech knowledge delivered in three bullets that can be read in three minutes or less. Gartner predicts the UC market will grow to $42.4 billion by 2019, showing the plethora of options when it comes to platforms and the networks that support them. The cloud has made […]

Announcements

Carousel Agent Partner Program Debuts at Channel Partner Conference & Expo

At Channel Partners Conference & Expo last week, we launched our new partner program which allows solution providers to bundle and resell our portfolio of solutions and services. It is designed to be a single source for partners to fulfill their customer needs and, as partner program director, I am so excited to tell you […]

04.18.2017

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IT Outsourcing

Outsourcing: Building Trust and Reaping the Benefits

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, an increasing number of organizations are finding that handling the entire IT stack internally has become a near impossibility. In many organizations, IT budgets are limited, meaning there may be just one or a handful or resources dedicated to keeping the lights on and simultaneously innovating. But even in […]

04.13.2017

Healthcare

Are You Underestimating the Healthcare Patient Experience? – Part 1

I remember a few years ago first hearing that hospitals and clinics were investing in bringing on board Chief Experience Officers (CXO) to focus solely on the patient experience. It was an incredible validator that the days of patients solely choosing providers for strong medical prowess were gone. Instead, today’s patients are searching for reputable […]

04.11.2017

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Partner

In Good Hands: Lorien Health Systems

“We’re a nursing home company that doesn’t like nursing homes,” says Lou Grimmel, CEO of Lorien Health Systems. A pretty powerful statement for a CEO of one Maryland’s top healthcare systems comprised of nine nursing homes, five assisted living homes and a rehab facility. With a sterling reputation and nearly 40 years in business, Grimmel […]

04.06.2017

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Events

Learning Confidence One Stroke at a Time

As a lifelong competitive swimmer, I was fortunate to be coached by three very capable teachers. Each coach taught me more than just swimming technique; they each instilled distinct management lessons. At Providence College, I was coached by John O’Neill.  John will never be described as a verbose man and we had a rather monosyllabic […]

04.04.2017

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UC&C

3 Steps to Increase the Adoption of UC Products

Dear IT Director, you did it. You secured the budget, you worked tirelessly to install the collaboration tools and now, crickets from employees. Collaboration itself isn’t new for staff—it’s the wide array of tools that enable businesses to collaborate more effectively, both internally and externally, that can make teams sheepish about diving in head first. […]

03.30.2017

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Carrier Services

Five Reasons to Explore End-to-End Mobile Device Management

The explosion of mobile devices—tablets, smartphones and other wireless devices—is enough to stress any IT team to the max. Between security issues and upgrades to international travel, managing pooling plans, shutting off decommissioned devices and pricing that seems to change quarterly as the carriers fight for your business, most businesses lack the tools, manpower or expertise to […]

03.28.2017