August, 2007

  • Ah .... that's better !

    Excuse the brevity of this post, just wanted to share my success with you before I am done for the night ;-) Living in a world of hyper connectivity ( thanks Nortel ) sometimes means that ones grip on communications can get out of control. For example...
  • Review - Jabra UC devices

    One of the common questions I get asked is 'what do you have on your desk then' when I start talking about devices. With this in mind, I thought I might have a try at doing a review styled post. I will warn you now I am certainly quite some way behind...
  • What happens when 'communications aren't unified'?

    There are a number of blogs I follow (via RSS of course) and the new 'blogger on the block' is Maren Bennette who has years of experience in the telecoms industry and has certainly seen and written about many technologies that have come and gone. The...
  • Windows Live Messenger vs Communicator 2007

    Darren Strange and I had a quick chat this morning to come up with list of why people may wish to use Communicator 2007 over Windows Live Messenger. Pop over to the blog of the Office Rocker for the full list and let us know if you think of anymore we...
  • What a week of communications announcements ... and its only Wednesday !

    I have been wanting to do a few postings this week so I thought I might save on the 0's and 1's and put it all into one post :-) The Electrics Wands experience of Microsoft Roundtable - Ewan Dalton sat in a room last week with a few of us in order to...
  • Microkids @ Micrososoft

    Last week was a busy one for me, meeting partners & customers, working on the upcoming OCS launch and generally doing my normal day to day job. I did however have the pleasure of doing something a little different also last week. Last Tuesday, we...
  • Insight into Cisco's view on Unified Communications

    Brett Johnson sent me a link to an interview between UC Stratergies.com and Christopher Thompson from Cisco. Have a listen yourself here, some 'interesting points' mentioned during this interview. Will leave you to decide if you agree or not Click to...
  • Raising the bar

    Darren aka Office Rocker was talking to me today about a post he has just made called 'Excel users can all pivot' . I will leave you to read it yourself but one of the interesting points he highlighted was 'it's not new, it's just new to them as the ribbon...
  • How many hours a week are you online?

    Going through my RSS feeds I came across a really interesting post made by Katie which highlighted the number of hours teenagers spend online and more importantly their reason for being online. It turns out that a piece of research MTV and Microsoft have...