Kari’s Law Affects Every Multi-Line Telephone System—Here’s What You Need to Know
In 2013, Kari Hunt was in a hotel room with her children when she was killed by her estranged husband. Her then-9-year-old daughter tried repeatedly to call 911, as she had been taught to do, but was unsuccessful because she didn’t know the hotel phone required her to dial 9 to get an outside line. To prevent another tragedy like this happening again, on February 16, 2018, Kari’s Law became…
3 Matters to Keep in Mind when Overhauling your UC Systems
Unified communications systems can prove transformative to your business. However, finding the right tools for your specific needs and supporting the underlying technologies needed to put those solutions in place is a complex matter. The challenge is well worth tackling as a modern UC system can: Reduce travel costs by allowing for powerful videoconferencing capabilities. Keep employees engaged by creating more personal means for corporate communications. Foster collaboration as the ability…
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Drive Operational Innovation Where IT and Communications Intersect
Information and communications technologies are intersecting in new ways, giving enterprise employees opportunities to work and engage customers in more intuitive ways. IT systems have long played an instrumental role in working in the background behind communications systems. However, they haven't generally done much to make them better. Advanced network systems may allow for high-quality voice performance, but that is still a situation where IT is supporting good communications functions, not…
Real-Time Technology Lessons for Remote Work
In our previous post, we shared a few articles on the role technology is playing in a few specific industries. But every industry—every company, in fact—is being affected right now. In particular, with so many employees now working from home, there are few types of technologies that are playing an expanded role. And this unprecedented shift is teaching some fast lessons in real time. We wanted to share a few…
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