Virtual Office Featured Articles
- LiveCube Reengages Industry Event Participation
The events space is in flux, due partially to the fact that every business professional now hangs by their phone. This reliance on one's phone, and the ever-present need to check in with social networks, can be a challenge for a live event where the point is face-to-face networking and idea sharing. Smartphones isolate.
- Phone.com and Callinize Come Together to Improve CRMs
Consumers today have a wide range of options when it comes to interacting with businesses, and each touch point is an opportunity for companies to gather information that could help in improving the organization. Bringing the resources of each interaction together is now made possible with CRM, but even that can get complicated because of the many different platforms available in the marketplace. A new partnership between Phone.com and Callinize will offer a solution that will help organizations manage their business relationships and the data that is associated with those interactions.
- The Mobile Workforce is Shaking Up Technology
Sometimes a movement comes along that drives fundamental changes in technology, and mobile workers are rapidly proving-if such haven't already proven-to be one of these great movements. Indeed, technology itself is changing to suit the needs of the mobile workforce, and a new report suggests there three main ways that's taking place.
- Four Tools to Get Your Business Rolling
Pity the startup when it comes to time. There's so much to do, and so little manpower; the life of most startups is constant triage. Since time is in such short supply, it becomes important to lay a good business foundation and do it quickly; there's no time to be fiddling with accounting software when a business is honing its unique sales proposition and building out its offerings to customers.
- Is Your Virtual Office Destined to Fail?
Do you work in a physical office that houses a number of other professionals and a branded sign on the door or the side of the building? It sounds like a funny question, but the reality today is the virtual office is nearly as common as the physical office. Technology has eliminated many of the geographical boundaries that kept us in one place, but has this approach to managing a business always been successful?
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."