Roberta J. Fox

FOX GROUP Technology

http://www.foxgroup.ca/

[email protected]

 

Roberta J. Fox is one of Canada's top communications technology consultant, analyst, thought-leaders and CIO/CTO level professionals. She is able to explain, educate and inform Canadian and U.S. businesses on the benefits and challenges of next generation technology solutions. She also leverages her extensive industry experience and relationships to ensure that the right technologies are selected, deployed and managed to ensure successful business results for the FOX GROUP clients and their vendors.

Roberta has over 30 years of experience working in senior technology management and consulting roles for respected firms such as AT&T Solutions, Deloitte Consulting, EDS Canada, and Hewlett Packard Canada Ltd. Roberta has also held a continuing education faculty teaching position at Humber College, and has spoken at Ryerson Polytechnic University in the areas of advanced networking technology and technology procurement.

Roberta and her team produce a monthly enewsletter highlighting the top trends in UC, networking and contact centres and what these technology trends mean to business customers.

Roberta regularly appears on or contributes to BNN, ROB, CBC TV, CTV, and CBC Radio, providing creative, thought-provoking analysis and insight on current and future trends in telecommunications, network and contact centre technology news. She is a frequent public and private professional speaker and educator, combining her unique combination of hands-on technology experience, management expertise, thorough analysis and humorous professional facilitation skills. 

She has received numerous business and industry awards and has contributed to the advancement of the technology sector as the former Vice-Chairman of the Canadian Business Telecommunications Alliance, former chair of the Telecoms Committee and Information Highway Advisory Task Force of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), founding director of the Canadian Telework Association, and former Director of the Canadian Banking Association, CBAnet.  

Roberta continues to be actively involved in the telecom and technology industry as a Advisory Board member of the Centre for Strategic Digital Leadership, Board of Governor to the Telecom Hall of Fame Foundation, member of the Community of Telecommunications Consultants (CTC), and the Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) association.

Specialties

ICT, VoIP & UC strategic plans, architectures, designs. RFP vendor selection in VoIP, UC, contact centre, emerging and mobile technologies. FOX GROUP also assists clients with senior level RFP development, vendor selection and negotiations and project management of complex, multi-vendor ICT projects.

Youtube

Visit the FOX GROUP Youtube channel here: www.youtube.com/foxgrouptv

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As part of the UCStrategies experts team, I was recently asked to provide my thoughts related to what our customers are saying about the future of UC and...

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In listening to and reading what my fellow technology industry experts have been saying is going to happen in 2017 over the past month, I have also heard a lot of...

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Our clients in government, enterprise, 9-1-1 and the SMB marketplace, continue to show interest in the cloud, but actual deployment has primarily been in storage,...

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The growing demand within businesses for new tools to help improve productivity for both individuals and teams is driving the evolution towards the use of...

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This summer has seen the continuation of the rapidly evolving new business environment, and the inevitable ongoing struggle with moving the distribution and carrier...

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What a weird summer this is turning out to be! Generally, us consultants are very busy in the summer doing strategies, migration plans and acquisitions to be...

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Upon reflecting on the mid-year review podcast with my UCStrategies peers, and analyzing our end-user acquisitions activities and vendor selection results (for 2015...

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After a brief hiatus, we are back providing you with our thoughts, observations, concerns and considerations for this crazy quickly changing world of communications...

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A few years ago, we decided to move our personal banking from one major bank to another. More recently we investigated the possibility of also moving our business...

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We encourage the vendor community to look to new ways to provide design and management expertise to enable clients to have effective, reliable network infrastructures...

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We thought we would provide some feedback on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications from a customer view (whether large enterprise, government; or a...

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