According to a recent survey, nearly 62 percent of business owners polled claimed employee collaboration was the driving force behind their adoption of unified communications.
The only way to ensure projects are completed on time is by supplying your team with the right tools. If your employees are using outdated technology, it is only a matter of time before this affects their ability to serve customers.
Rather than letting communication issues derail your path to the top, using enterprise communication services like instant messaging and video calls is a good idea. Read below to find out more about how unified communications can increase your company’s productivity levels.
Less Travel Equals More Time in the Office
For the most part, employees are the most effective when they are working at their desks. Scheduling offsite meetings not only takes employees away from the office, it can also lead to lower productivity levels.
By using video meetings instead, you can exchange ideas with your employees without interrupting their workday. This technology can be used to carry out meetings with both employees and customers. Increasing the level of convenience you offer a customer is a great way to keep them loyal.
Improve Your Employee’s Ability to Collaborate
Having the right team around you is key when trying to make a small business successful. Making sure your employees have the ability to easily collaborate with each other on important projects is vital. With the power of unified communications, you and your team can contact each other with ease.
Using tools like instant messaging is a great way for you to keep a constant dialogue going with employees. With traditional means of communication, such as meetings, there is always the risk of someone dropping the ball. By investing in unified communications, however, you can solve these issues before they begin to affect your company in a negative way.
Always Get Important Messages
Another benefit that comes with using unified communications is the fact that you will never have to worry about missing an important call or message again. Most of the unified communication systems on the market can easily be integrated into your mobile devices.
This means that even when you are away from the office, you can receive calls and messages. Being able to take your work with you anywhere allows you to go outside the office more and do sales calls. Over time, the money you spend to modernize the way your company communicates will pay off.
Easily Record Calls and Listen to Them Later
If you are like most people, you get a bit sidetracked while on calls with customers. Instead of missing out on vital information that is exchanged on these calls, you can record and listen to them later with the right enterprise communication systems. With this technology, you will be able to stay on top of the needs your customers have and keep them happy. Each of the calls that you record on this system will be stored in a centralized database, which makes them much easier to access at a later date.
If you are tired of communication problems prohibiting your business from growing, now is the time to take action. The team at Monster VoIP is here to help you utilize the power of unified communications to increase efficiency and productivity.
Polycom announced that they have signed a merger agreement to acquire Obihai Technology, Inc, a VoIP audio solutions innovator based in California’s Silicon Valley.
Polycom is a multinational corporation that develops video, voice and content collaboration and communication technology. After completion of this strategic acquisition, Polycom expects to broaden their solutions portfolio to add the cloud-based capabilities and Analog Terminal Adapter solutions.
“Sangoma Technologies (the parent company of VoIP Supply) always admires watching other North American based businesses growing both in revenue and product portfolio through organic growth and Acquisitions after completing 5 of them in 5 years ourselves,” said Tony Lewis, COO and General Manager of Sangoma. ”The acquisition of Obi by Polycom appears to be a great strategic fit and we look forward to seeing where the newly combined companies have to offer.”
“I have personally had a good relationship with Obi over the years through the FreePBX project and always admired the product and people at the company and we congratulate Jan and the whole team on a job well done. I think this is just a start of a busy 2018 of Mergers and Acquisitions in the VoIP and Telecom space and we will see many more of these in the upcoming weeks, months and quarters announced so stay tuned for a fun 2018.” said Tony Lewis, COO and General Manager of Sangoma
It’s always good to see more North American companies coming together and trying to figure out how to have broader product portfolio and be competitive in the global landscape. We are excited to see how the two companies collaborate and bring value to more customers in the near future!