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Business Communication Vendors to the Rescue in the Age of Coronavirus

Business Communication Vendors to the Rescue in the Age of Corona Virus

Updated 5/29/2020 with Twilio (two entries)
Updated 5/19/2020 with Clarity Wave

As a response to the coronavirus or COVID-19, the “new normal” is remote work, or work from home (WFH). With recommendations to enforce “social distancing,” many organizations are telling employees to work from home, while schools and universities are closing their doors and turning to videoconferencing or distance learning.

Is Now the Time to Consider a Cloud Communications Migration?

Is Now the Time to Consider a Cloud Communications Migration?

There is no time like a crisis to consider the future. Unfortunately, the Coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call for the importance of the cloud in support of, or as a replacement for, on-premises communications and customer service systems. The explosion in cloud-based meetings and collaboration services over the past two months catapulted all of us at once into a future that is more cloud-dependent for connecting and conducting business. Across the globe, meetings and collaboration usage has exploded. Usage of Cisco’s Webex Meetings Platform has surged 24 times.

Melissa Swartz hosted a group of BCStrategies Experts to discuss best practices for working from home (WFH).

In this BCStrategies podcast, Jim Burton leads a discussion about business communications technology and how it is positioned to immediately help e

This past week Enterprise Connect announced the postponent of its annual event due to coronavirus.

Support.com Tips on Setting Up a Virtual Call Center

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The Coronavirus has forever changed how call centers think about maintaining business continuity -- from managing agent resources and having the right technology in place, to shoring up security protocols and management processes. Here are some key questions to think through as you consider incorporating a virtual call center model into your portfolio to help mitigate the risk of unforeseen events and forced closures.