July, 2017

Don’t Make These Video Conferencing Mistakes

As businesses realize the value of video calls and conferences, we are seeing an increase in adoption of video conferencing solutions. Video conferencing allows for increased productivity and a new level of collaboration among employees, however, these conferences should not be taken lightly. Despite their convenience, a misstep in execution could create an embarrassing situation […]

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Protect Yourself From Phone Scams

Have you noticed an increase in the volume of spam calls you receive? Sadly, you are not alone. According to a study of over 1,000 Americans conducted by telecom service company First Orion, in the past six months, about 95% of people say they have gottenĀ  call from a telemarketer (it was 84% in 2015). […]

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Why Video Conferencing Can Be Intimidating

Despite growing adoption of video conferencing technology within various businesses and industries, employees still seem hesitant to turn on their cameras. Here are some common reasons why people are still wary of video conferencing software. Multi-Tasking Despite the fact that multi-tasking hurts productivity, many workers still believe they can get more done. A video call […]

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The 911 Emergency System

Believe it or not, 9-1-1 was not designated as the “Universal Emergency Number” until 1968. Before this, people would call random places for emergency services. As you can imagine, this was often chaotic and not every emergency was being tended to properly. Considering all the cities and towns that make up the United States, getting […]

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