What Dell’s Rugged Devices Can Do

During a frustrating workday, some of us might wish that our laptop was engulfed in flames, or dropped on a concrete floor. But for people who work in harsh environments like firefighters or police, that’s just a normal part of being on the job. Their devices endure extreme thermal shocks, precipitation, and other hazards. They need devices designed for extreme conditions, like Dell’s Rugged line of laptops and tablets. [Read more…]

QuickGuide: How End-User Adoption Makes or Breaks your UC Project [Cisco]

QuickGuide: How end-user adoption makes or breaks your UC project [Cisco]

Companies who jump into implementing a collaboration solution get so bogged down with project specs, purchasing and implementation concerns that they forget the most important factor: end-user adoption.

Hans Hwang, VP of Advanced Services at Cisco says “…the high cost of low adoption really kicks [in] when under-adoption stops collaboration-enabled strategic initiatives in their tracks.” Basically, when you invest in a large collaboration implementation and users are slow to adopt the new capabilities, that ROI meeting may turn into an awkward conversation. How do you ensure your users will adopt the new tools, taking your collaboration project from awkward ROI meeting to celebrating success?

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The New MacBooks: What They Mean For Your Business [Apple]

Exciting news out of the Apple World Wide Developers Conference today as Apple refreshed their line-up of MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs – and introduced the next standard of ultimate notebooks.

Both the 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs got bumped up in spec, as did the 13″ and 15″ MacBook Pro. Processors, room for more HD and RAM, and the addition of USB 3.0 top the list of notable changes, all models staying at the same price point or better. But what really turned heads was the addition of the Next-Gen Macbook Pro – super thin with a stunning Retina display and room for up to 16GB of RAM and a 756GB SSD.

What does all this mean for your business? [Read more…]