Inside the Asterisk

Category: Business Communications

Why SMBs Need Unified Communications

By Jim Machi

Unified Communications is not just for larger companies “that have the money” to spend on it. It’s not a luxury anymore. With the way workplaces have changed over the years, [...]

The Future of Office Space

By Jim Machi

I’m hearing more and more that the “future” office is really a shared communication workspace, shared with other workers from different companies, etc. Maybe that is a type of future [...]

3 Ways UC Can Reduce Costs for Your Schools

By Tyler Hurt

Last November, I was able to tour Providence Classical School and see the impact that Unified Communications (UC) is having on the world of education. Founded in 1996, Providence Classical [...]

Quantifying the Productivity Improvement of Chat and Instant Messaging

By Jim Machi

Have you ever wondered just how much presence and instant messaging improve your productivity? Or maybe you wonder if it doesn’t improve at all because of the constant, never-ending, unremitting, [...]

Why Organizations Still Use Desk Phones

By Jim Machi

In this age of VoIP, it’s still surprising to some people that desk phones are still being used. Especially if you are a VoIP head, you may be thinking that [...]