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What Type of Collaborator are You?

Think back to college, sitting in class and being assigned a group project. If you’re like me you probably just had feelings of frustration and angst rushing back thinking about those awful assignments. But, there’s a point in me bringing up the most dreaded work during your college career, so stay with me! Each person you worked with had a ...

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Distributed Agile Stand-Ups

Daily stand-up meetings should take 15 minutes. Ours used to take an hour. Like other distributed IT teams, mine struggled to practice agile without being together or knowing each other well. Then, magic started happening. Our stand-up meetings became 15 minutes. Once-disjointed PGi employees became cohesive teams, demoing working software every two weeks without fail. My teams didn’t even need ...

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Audio Conferencing in the Mobile Age

The evolution of mobility and cloud-based technology has dramatically altered our expectations for user experience. All the information we could ever want in our personal lives is never more than a tap or swipe away. And finally, after years of the typical business software inertia, the repercussions of these shifts are starting to be felt in the workplace. Take, for ...

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Webinar: At the Corner of Create and Collaborate

The future of marketing will require brands to market “with” buyers, not “at” them. Marketing in the 21st century has become a two-way street, with conversation and engagement flowing seamlessly between sellers, buyers, teams, third parties, thought leaders, peers and even competitors. Watch the At the Corner of Create and Collaborate webinar for a look at these trends which are shaping ...

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How to Manage Vacations of Global Teams

Today’s global workforce spans many countries, cultures and perspectives. As this rapidly growing network of disparate workers becomes more interconnected into our organizations via telecommuting, the challenge of managing the complexity of holiday traditions, vacations and time off exponentially increases. Despite our ability to connect with the global marketplace, many of us remain wholly unfamiliar in the cultures and customs ...

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Culture is the Key to Work-Life Balance

Collaboration can be the gateway to work-life balance, true, but it can also lead to an environment where workers are expected to be constantly connected. The fact of the matter is that the technology in our lives has created a scenario where we’re inclined to check our phones at all hours of the night. It’s become engrained into our collective ...

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Got Video?: Using Video to Speed up Sales

Sales professionals are always looking for ways to connect and engage with prospects and turn them into true opportunities. They’re also looking for ways to warm up leads that have long been left untouched. But with so much competition in the marketplace, sales teams need to make sure they stand out and make a lasting impression. The solution to the ...

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Marketing Buyer’s Guide to Webinar Platforms

Webinars are now the third most popular content type for researching purchasing decisions. Savvy marketing teams are turning to webinars as a way to promote their brand’s thought leadership and drive more qualified leads into their company’s sales pipelines. However, in order to begin establishing a successful webinar program, you have to evaluate the wide variety of webinar platforms available ...

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3 Reasons for IT to Embrace Modern Collaboration

IT is in a powerful position to provide mission-critical technologies across the enterprise. When it comes to communication and collaboration, organizations are often dealing with a myriad of complex options in addition to maintaining or deprecating legacy systems. In order to empower modern business collaboration, IT has to move beyond maintaining clunky legacy collaboration tools and instead embracing true, mobile-enabled, ...

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Turning Good into Great: See the Future of Selling with Video

In the dog-eat-dog world of B2B sales, everyone who carries a quota is searching for opportunities to better engage their buyers and accelerate their pipeline activity. With 26% higher adoption rates of web and video conferencing tools among Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class community, these technologies bear a closer look.  Join Aberdeen Group’s Research VP Peter Ostrow and PGi’s Sales VP, Christine Pavalon ...

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