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Getting to the meaning—and value—of Customer Success Obsessed

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Events

Avaya ENGAGE 2020 showcases where technology is headed

This year’s Avaya ENGAGE event in Phoenix was full of innovative goodness. Attendees were treated to an entertaining—and occasionally poignant—presentation from Magic Johnson. Not Impossible’s CEO Mick Ebeling showed us some of the promising ways technology is improving life at a very human level. We were energized by demonstrations and discussions around customer experience, AI, […]

02.20.2020

Thought Leadership

Carousel’s Office of the CTO Expands Value for Customers

Technology is a core component for nearly every type of business and powers an enormous array of functions. Carousel understands the critical role these solutions play and we’re working to deliver more value to our customers by giving them access to deeper technology insight and expertise than ever before. That’s why we’ve formed the Office […]

02.03.2020

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Professional Services

IT Directors and CIOs: Spend More Time Focusing On Leadership

It’s a well-known fact that the IT talent pool is ever-shrinking. In fact, just last year in Gartner’s 2016 CIO report, talent became recognized globally as the “single biggest issue” preventing CIOs from achieving their objectives. The story does not appear to be looking much better as we head into 2017. You May Also Like: […]

01.17.2017

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Security

Assumption of Breach, Part II—The People Element

In the first installment of this series I discussed the need for organizations to change their approach to cyber security to an “assumption of breach model,” or an understanding that in today’s threat landscape, it is unrealistic to thwart 100 percent of malicious attacks. That previous post also mentioned that this new approach should focus […]

01.16.2017

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UC&C

Video Engagement in a Customer Centric World

The widespread adoption of consumer video communication services such as Microsoft Skype, Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger or Apple FaceTime has democratized video calling. Together with the development of WebRTC, it created the expectation that video chat can be easily added as an interaction channel for customer engagement and support. At Vidyo we learned with our […]

11.16.2016

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Announcements

It’s Game Time!

People who know me understand that my passions revolve around my family and friends, our business, the success of our clients…and of course, college football. For me, the core areas of my day-to-day possess an intensity that can be defined only by the excitement of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Football Championship. The season of change […]

11.08.2016

Security

Understanding Adversary Intent

In the spirit of the first Presidential debate, I would like discuss the topic of cybersecurity, which was one of only a few words NBC moderator Lester Holt was able to squeeze in. Even though at times the debate seemed less like a diplomatic dispute and more like a drunken quarrel between two sports fans […]

10.18.2016

Security

Aligning IT and School Administrators for Security Success in Higher Education

A decade, or even a few years ago, cyber security issues would not have been on most university and college presidents’ minds. In this new world, however, where major American political parties and government agencies are being compromised, these educational leaders must be focused on protecting their institutions from malicious actors. Like leaders of large […]

06.23.2016

IAUG Ahead of the Curve 2016

Events

How Carousel Rocked Avaya ENGAGE 2016

The International Avaya Users Group (IAUG) Annual Summit held last week in Orlando was a resounding success!  With well over 2,000+ attendees, 200+ hours of educational content and 10+ dedicated networking expo hours – IAUG was THE place to be for devoted Avaya users and technology partners. It’s worth mentioning that IAUG launched on the […]

06.17.2016

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Thought Leadership

Carousel and Atrion: 1+1 = 3

Today we’re pleased to launch Carousel Industries’ corporate blog, “Carousel Connect.” And, I can’t think of a better way to do so than to share the incredibly exciting news of Carousel’s intent to acquire, Atrion, Inc., a highly-regarded, award-winning IT services firm with a national customer base headquartered just down the road in Warwick. This […]

06.08.2016