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Tips To Succeed In Digital Transformation, According To Avaya Chief Technologist

Avaya Chief Technologist Jean Turgeon says most companies are failing to achieve true digital transformation because they don’t understand its true purpose: to help people create their own experiences, shape their own journeys, and arrive at their own outcomes. He has a point: Research shows that 89 percent of businesses today have started digital transformation initiatives, according […]

11.14.2018

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Value of AV Industry Events Has Never Been Higher—and Longer-Lasting

I travel here and there in my role to AV industry events, but certainly nowhere near as often as those who work in sales and business development. I saw my dad spend two out of every three weeks on the road when I was a kid and that life never interested me, although some of […]

11.13.2018

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Carousel Industries Digs Into Success and Security

CAROUSEL AOTS — Digital transformation is rattling every business. Certain advanced and emerging technologies are shaping up to be critical on this journey. But how do organizations define success? At this year’s Always On Technology Symposium (AOTS) Thursday in Boston, organized by Carousel Industries, IT pros and partners took a shot at it. Related: 80% of CISOs Confused by New Compliance […]

11.13.2018

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Signing In

Research firm Markets and Markets has predicted that by 2023, the Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) market will reach $26.21 billion. According to the firm, North America is leading DOOH with its early adoption of the latest display technology, with retail and hospitality being the strongest commercial players in this realm. But the opportunities don’t stop there, […]

10.29.2018

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5 Types of Apps That Digital Workplaces Need

It goes without saying that having the appropriate technologies in place to enable communication between employer and employee as well as employee and employee is key to a productive digital workplace. However, it’s not about the number of technologies implemented, but rather their effectiveness. Before deciding whether to implement a new technology or app into […]

10.15.2018

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Why Microsoft’s Planned Surface Hub 2 Could See ‘Tremendous Demand’

Microsoft announced this week its plans to roll out the second-generation Surface Hub collaboration display in two phases, which an executive at prominent solution provider Carousel Industries is calling a smart move. The Surface Hub is an interactive conferencing and white-boarding display, originally launched in 2016. For the Surface Hub 2, Microsoft this week said […]

09.27.2018

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To Find the Right Security Tool, Know Thyself Or Navigating the Security Maze

Today’s security threats are more complex, more frequent and more dangerous than ever – and finding the right tools to combat them can seem overwhelming. Choosing the right security tool is challenging because attacks can take so many forms. They might begin with an innocent-looking email that tricks an employee into giving up their access […]

09.27.2018

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How IT can still influence LOB tech spend in the digital era

A newly hired CIO arrived at a $500-million consumer products company. He was surprised by what he found. “There wasn’t a standard way of evaluating and approving and managing technology,” recalls Tres Roeder, project management author, speaker, and consultant, who worked with that new CIO. The CIO set out to do the logical thing: Evaluate […]

09.04.2018

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To provide greater business value, IT needs a new way of monitoring events

Disconcerting fact: Most IT departments use an average of nine—yes nine—different tools to monitor their environment. In other words, they have given themselves another nine different boxes and nine different applications to manage. And the really weird part? Very rarely do these apps even talk to each other. Wait, it gets worse. In settings where […]

08.16.2018

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Don’t underestimate the healthcare patient experience

A few years ago, I first heard that hospitals and clinics were investing in hiring 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 medical practitioners AND […]

07.02.2018