Carrier Services

What’s Next? Leaders Cite Top IT Priorities for 2H 2017

Today’s IT leaders are tasked with everything from daily run tasks like patching to more strategic business initiatives like migrating data to the cloud. But how successful do they feel they are in propelling their organizations toward transformation? Carousel surveyed more than 300 New England-based IT leaders across several verticals to find out the top […]

06.08.2017

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Events

AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium: Resilience Through Adversity

“We all have that drive within us to accomplish whatever possible no matter what gets in the way—that’s resilience.” Chris Kardos, AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium emcee, kicked off the seventh annual event talking about the art of bending without breaking. Held on Thursday, May 18 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, the event focused […]

05.19.2017

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Events

AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium: 3 Ways to Make The Afternoon Session About You

This week, our team packs up to head to the Rhode Island Convention Center for our seventh annual AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium—a one-day event dedicated to helping attendees unearth their leadership potential and leave thinking differently. Our previous symposiums have covered all-important topics like culture, innovation and change and this year we are tackling resilience or, […]

05.15.2017

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UC&C

5 Things to Read to Amp Up Your UC&C Strategy

The IT industry is buzzing with phrases like “collaboration” and “Cisco Spark.” While innovation is brimming in the collaboration space, if you’re an IT leader looking to implement or advance your UC&C strategy, it can be difficult to see through common UC&C challenges like: An increasingly remote and mobile workforce, Pressure to offer around-the-clock connectivity […]

05.09.2017

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Events

Three Reasons to Attend This Year’s AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium

Planning the AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium, one of the largest Carousel events, is nothing short of exhilarating. The day is jam-packed with inspiring and motivating keynote speakers talking about everything from personal perseverance to challenging the status quo. Our intimate roundtable and breakout sessions will dig into topics like developing your strengths, how to manage a […]

04.25.2017

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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

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Thought Leadership

Is Your Personal Brand In Trouble? 3 Ways to Strengthen It

When I lead workshops on the importance of developing your personal brand, I often ask individuals to consider this powerful quote from Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos in a 2012 TED talk: “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Consider that for a moment. What are the key […]

03.23.2017

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Events

GAME ON at Avaya Engage, 2017

Experience was everything at last week’s Avaya ENGAGE 2017, which draws more than 2,000 Avaya users, speakers and leadership together each year. Held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the event is comprised of content and speakers from the Avaya user community to learn, network and engage with some of the most prolific minds […]

02.27.2017

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Cloud

Head in the Clouds: 2017 Trends

With cloud adoption on the rise, and with so many cloud technologies and consumption models now available, the question for all size businesses is how to best leverage cloud solutions to accomplish business objectives. And, many will be asking questions like: How can we deploy cloud applications rapidly and cost-effectively? Is a private, public or […]

02.24.2017

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UC&C

Simple Ways to Increase Adoption of UC Tools – Part 1

This is part one in a two-part series. To read the second installment, please click here. Unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions have been top-of-mind for IT and business leaders for years, as they look for ways to increase productivity and efficiency. And based on recent research, the UC&C market is showing no signs of […]

02.06.2017