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The CP List: 20 Hosted PBX Providers You Should Know

June 24, 2019

Hosted PBX providers operate in what’s long been a price-driven market, but they’re increasingly required to provide more than just a dial tone, including integration with broader platforms like unified communications (UC)…

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Growth of NextPlane’s ConverseCloud Service Shows Increasing Demand for Interoperability and Federation Between Collaboration Platforms

June 13, 2019

Connecting 750,000 Enterprise Users Every Day from Thousands of Global 5000 Companies Around the World, Regardless of Different Internal or External Collaboration Platforms…

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Slew of unsanctioned tech creates headaches for IT

April 19, 2019

End-users are pushing back on IT or management when the company tries to dictate which collaboration tools should be used. But IT is standing its ground. There is a disconnect between the tech that workers want to use – and the tech that workplaces provide, so enterprise workers find ways to get around this. often workers use unapproved messaging apps – without the say so of IT – to get their work done…

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How Digital Natives Will Shape the Future Workplace

March 18, 2019

The future of the digital workplace is of course all about technology, more than anything though, it will be about how people interact with the technology. Advancements in mobility, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) hold a tremendous amount of promise…

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NextPlane Survey Reveals IT Tug-of-War

March 14, 2019

NextPlane, a leading provider of communication and collaboration federation solutions, recently published a new report on the current business landscape. According to the survey, which looked at 750 IT professionals in a range of industries, explores the “Fight to Collaborate” in the enterprise…

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The risks associated with the influx of unauthorized collaboration tools

February 22, 2019

A majority (82 percent) of end-users are pushing back on IT or management when the company tries to dictate which collaboration tools should be used. But IT is standing its ground; nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of information technology professionals say they prevail when employees push back…

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Shadow IT sparks battles between tech pros and end users

February 21, 2019

An influx of unauthorized collaboration tools is putting IT departments at loggerheads with employees over security concerns and demands to use tools of their preference.
A NextPlane survey of 750 IT professionals across various industries, in fact, found a majority (82 percent) of end-users are pushing back on IT when it tries to dictate which collaboration tools should be used…

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IT and Employees In Tug-of-War Over Unsanctioned Tech

February 21, 2019

A new report uncovers a tug-of-war between IT departments and end-users over sanctioned collaboration tools used within the workplace. A majority (82 percent) of end-users are pushing back on IT or management when the company tries to dictate which collaboration tools should be used…

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As Brand Loyalty Grows, IT Departments Struggle to Find Balance

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

As loyalty to certain products and program grow, tech workplaces are working to strike a balance between what employees want and what they can provide. Unified collaboration services provider NextPlane recently released a survey on the growing divide between IT teams and employees…

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Report: End Users Are Winning the Shadow IT War

NOVEMBER 29, 2018

IT continues to lose control of technologies used in the enterprise. A recent report explains just how empowered end users have become, especially when it comes to communications and collaboration technologies. Gone are the days when the IT group controlled all enterprise technologies…

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Employees Push Back on Which Technology Tools They Can Use

NOVEMBER 27, 2018

Who makes the final decision on which tech tools end up in the workplace? Managers (including the company’s CTO) might insist that such decisions rest with them. But employees are determined to bring in technology that makes their jobs easier, whether or not their higher-ups (or IT) give the sign-off….

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38 Percent of Employees Don’t Want Management Dictating the Tech They Use for Work

NOVEMBER 21, 2018

The technology people use today doesn’t stop when they are in their workplace, as a matter of fact, they might be more loyal to it than what a company might be providing. According to a new report from NexPlane, 38% of employees don’t want management dictating the tech they use for work…

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Collaboration Technology and the Tug of War Between IT and Employees

NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Organisations of all sizes live and breathe on the ability to communicate and collaborate. Not so long ago, collaboration existed solely within the office or over the phone. That has all changed. Technology has evolved to provide us with a myriad of collaboration options, from messaging services to video collaboration to product management software, the choices are abundant and seemingly endless. It’s no surprise that with the all of choices…

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Tech loyalty threatens productivity in the workplace

NOVEMBER 17, 2018

Business professionals are seeking out new tools and technology to not just do their own jobs better, but to help their teams collaborate more effectively according to a new report. Sunnyvale, CA-based unified collaboration services provider NextPlane surveyed 750 business professionals in a range of positions and industries…

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Workers ignore security concerns by bringing own devices to the office

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Workers are increasingly introducing technology devices, software and other tools into the workplace without their employer’s approval, claims a new report from NextPlane that examines the extent of this growing rift and its impact on collaboration and productivity. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or their team have introduced new technology into their workplace, and despite IT attempts to remain in control…

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Tech Loyalty in the Workplace Threatens Productivity and IT Control

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

As consumers build loyalty toward specific technology brands, those preferences are bleeding into the workplace—leading them to introduce technology devices, software and other tools without IT’s approval, a new report shows. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or someone on their team have introduced new technology into their workplace…

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Tech Loyalty in the Workplace Threatens Productivity and IT Control

October 16, 2018

As consumers build loyalty toward specific technology brands, those preferences are bleeding into the workplace, leading them to introduce technology devices, software and other tools without IT’s approval, a new report shows. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or their team have introduced new technology into their workplace…

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