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#CarouselCrew: Meet Ed Wadbrook, VP, Cloud Solutions Enablement

Get to know us! At Carousel, we’re more than 1,300 #CarouselCrew members strong, spanning 27 locations across the country. Each week, we’re excited to share a glimpse of our talented team members. This week, meet NC-based (RI-bred!) Ed Wadbrook, VP, Cloud Solutions Enablement. I chatted with Ed about his top life highlights and he shared […]

10.12.2017

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Carrier Services

The Value of Working with a Telecom Agent

There are many reasons organizations don’t partner with an agent for their technology services. Some aren’t sure how the relationship works. Others assume the service costs are higher than buying direct from a carrier. Some companies are simply reluctant to deviate from the status quo. No matter the logic, the lack of outside support means […]

10.11.2017

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Partner

Enabling the Modern Workforce

Common problems of today’s workforce and IT teams allude to dreams of having all communications on a single platform while meeting budget and avoiding the logistical nightmare of tracking who is using what for which purpose. Unbreaking News: The Workplace has Changed One factor influencing the rise of a new communications paradigm: five generations will […]

05.11.2017

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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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Retail

With All the Concern About the Retail Customer Experience, Who’s Worrying About Analytics?

If you’re in the retail space, the conversation of “delivering the ultimate customer experience” is as prolific as conversations about inventory management, supply chain operations and P&L statements. It’s top of mind as retailers look to capitalize on industry white space, remain competitive in overly saturated markets and see retention soar. In fact, Gartner contends […]

05.04.2017

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Healthcare

Are You Underestimating the Healthcare Patient Experience? – Part 2

A few weeks ago, I brought up the notion of the ultimate patient experience in the healthcare sector—the idea that today’s hospitals and clinics have to view themselves through a hospitality lens, keeping in mind that patients have a choice when it comes to where they receive service. As a result, you are seeing institutions […]

05.02.2017

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Thought Leadership

Resilience: The Art of Bending Without Breaking

It’s past midnight, the wind is howling and the storm is raging. I can’t sleep. With clutched covers pulled to my nose, I watch the gale build with intensity. With every flash of lightening, I count “one-Mississippi, two-Mississippi, …” until the deafening boom of thunder inevitably follows. That wind shakes our little home with every […]

04.27.2017

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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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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Power of 3

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