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  • The Rise of Telemedicine

    Kristin Hill
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    The healthcare industry is booming, but it isn’t always an area that partners may think of when it comes to delivering unified communications (UC) and security solutions. However, as healthcare providers continue to look for ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality of care, many have decided to invest in telemedicine, a revolutionary way to remotely diagnose and treat patients. While it won’t ever replace the necessity of some in-person doctor visits, it can boost efficiency and outcomes for both the provider and the patient.

  • How Integrating Tech Can Transform Cities

    Kyle DeWitt
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    From increased safety to enhanced connectivity, smart cities offer endless possibilities for governments and municipalities, as well as the partners who supply the solutions that make them possible. An interwoven grid on a scale unlike anything we’ve seen before will become the norm as cities recognize and capitalize on the plethora of possibilities and cost-saving potential smart cities offer.

  • Communication Security with AI

    Sami Melton
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    Artificial intelligence is a hot topic in the communications world today but it raises many questions. Is it helpful for my business? What are the security concerns? And so on. While implementing AI into the UC solution may also add some challenges, this solution has the ability to transform communications and collaboration within businesses, while also increasing employees’ productivity. AI enhances UC solutions through improved collaboration, easier access and use of data, increased productivity, and enhanced efficiencies. With the addition of artificial intelligence into the system also comes the need for added security with new protocols and standards being created to assist with security concerns. Mitel shares some interesting insight into artificial intelligence and how it adds to UC solutions, communication security, and more. Read more here.

  • How to Prepare for the Rising Prominence of Working Remotely

    Brian Cuppett
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    The number of U.S. employees who work remotely is on the rise, largely due to advancements and improvements in unified communications (UC) systems. In fact, a 2016 Gallup survey found 43% of respondents worked from home at least once in the last year, and the U.S. Employee Workforce report cited a 115% increase since 2005 in the number of workers who worked from home at least half of the time. So, why the rise in popularity? It turns out that the ability to work remotely benefits not only employees, but the company, too. That’s why having a discussion with your partners about the implications of working remotely represents an investment in their business and in their human capital.

  • Have you booked your visit to a Polycom Experience Center yet?

    Kate Menzer
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    Do you have a customer interested in seeing Polycom solutions in person? If so, our ScanSource team would love to help you schedule and coordinate a visit to one of Polycom’s four Executive Experience Centers, located in New York City, San Jose, Herndon or Austin. During your visit, you and your customer will get to experience Polycom solutions in a customized briefing for your industry and specific business needs. Senior leaders and solutions experts will be on hand to discuss Polycom solutions, as well as any questions you and your visitors may have. Visiting a Polycom EEC is one of the many approved activities in which you can earn points for the Polycom Partner Program!