Virtual Office Featured Articles
- Tricks to the Successful Virtual Office
When I first filled a sales role, workplace mobility was in play, although the term hadn't really taken hold. We each had cell phones in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) kind of way. (We were BYOD before it was cool!) And we used laptops to track our activities, send emails and prepare proposals. There was the potential for the virtual office, but we weren't quite there, yet.
- HR Needs to Support Young, Mobile Workforce
Human Resources professionals are going to need more advanced communication and collaboration tools, according to the Converged Technology Group, a Managed Services Provider based in Islandia, New York.
- Hotel Operators: Travelers Want Data Access More Than Breakfast
Admittedly, there's not much summer left in the summer travel season, but with the fall color tours about to kick up, the slower tourist seasons making prime opportunities for deal-seeking travelers, and of course the upcoming Flight of the Snowbirds (in which retirees from northern climes head south for the winter) mean there will be plenty of opportunities afoot.
- Six Telephone Etiquette Mistakes in 2015
Phone use has changed quite a bit since the days of Alexander Graham Bell and the introduction of the telephone. And while it may no longer be a faux pas to invite someone to a party over the phone, like it was back when telephones first were invented, there still are many phone etiquette issues that most of us have yet to pick up. Etiquette is a moving target, like fashion, and things have been changing quite a bit recently now that we have VoIP, cell phones and the virtual office.
- Virtual Offices Can Take Advantage of Free Apps to Facilitate Collaboration
In today's business climate, where the cloud, mobility and BYOD are shaping communications and operating apps and services, flexibility and cost savings are essential. While companies may have a reliable phone system or UC solution in place in their brick-and-mortar facilities, remote workers and the virtual office are equally important.
Virtual Office Industry News
Phone.com Transforms Small Businesses Using VoIP and the Cloud: TMC podcast with Joel Maloff, vice president of Channel Development at Phone.com, about how to transform SMBs using VoIP and the cloud.
Changing the User Experience with HD Voice: There's lots of buzz about high definition voice, but what does it all really mean? TMCnet spoke with Alon Cohen, chief technology officer for Phone.com, a hosted IP-PBX and virtual office provider, about HD Voice and how and why it enhances the user experience. The podcast also features two examples showcasing the audio quality difference when using HD voice.
"I like that my pet sitters can call a client from the business number through their mobile phones."
"We don't have a physical office. Phone.com makes it easy for our company to have one number no matter where in the world we happen to be."
"Ability to have a unified phone system despite all employees working from separate home offices. Call handling rules allow each of us to always be reachable."