Posts By Andrew Prokop

Are You Experienced at Providing an Optimal Customer Experience?

Andrew Prokop | March 20, 2017 |
While nearly everything in our modern life is rooted in some form of technology, the human experience is still the holy grail of customer care.

Evolving Your Enterprise with SIP

Andrew Prokop | March 13, 2017 |
A handy-dandy SIP primer to help enterprises understand what a SIP migration entails and the benefits you can hope to gain

March 7, 1876: The Birth of Modern Communications

Andrew Prokop | March 07, 2017 |
March 7th is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of a man, an idea, a company, and a revolution in how we communicate.

Giving Voice to IoT

Andrew Prokop | February 27, 2017 |
The power of IoT is enormous, and the opportunities to infuse sensors and other devices with communications technology are nearly endless.

Top 5 Picks in a Year of Communications Richness

Andrew Prokop | January 09, 2017 |
Whether the rise of comms APIs or the slow demise of Avaya, 2016 didn't disappointment with technologies to watch and developments to track.

Understanding Your SIP Taxes

Andrew Prokop | December 19, 2016 |
Like taxes, careful SIP planning will help you avoid the sticker shock that guys like me always seem to experience in March and April.

How Vulnerable Is Your SIP?

Andrew Prokop | December 12, 2016 |
While internal hacks are very concerning, it’s the external nature of SIP that makes it especially vulnerable.

Taking the Boredom Out of SIP Trunks

Andrew Prokop | November 28, 2016 |
If you want me to take notice of your SIP offer, tell me what you do that no one else is doing.

Priming Your Web Services Knowledge

Andrew Prokop | November 07, 2016 |
It's not just SIP and RTP that goes into unified communications. Let's talk SOAP and REST and everything Web services.

Putting a Millennial Face on UC

Andrew Prokop | October 31, 2016 |
Unified communications is evolving, with Millennials at the heart of that change.

House Calls Go Digital

Andrew Prokop | October 24, 2016 |
While some really great things from the past may never come back, personal, on-demand healthcare in the comfort of your home isn’t necessarily one of them.

The Dark Side of Always On

Andrew Prokop | October 17, 2016 |
Mobile SIP communication allows me to be reachable no matter where I am, but the line between work and personal life has been blurred to the point of being nearly invisible.

Telephone Spotting

Andrew Prokop | October 10, 2016 |
A phone can say a lot about a business and the emphasis it puts on communications.

Using APIs to Change the Role of the Telecom Department

Andrew Prokop | October 03, 2016 |
Now is the time to turn the normally reactive telecom department into a proactive communications solutions machine.

SIPVicious (Hey Hey, My My)

Andrew Prokop | September 26, 2016 |
SIPVicious is a set of tools that can both harm and help; thankfully, you get to choose how it will be applied to your SIP platform.

The Five Whys of Problem Solving

Andrew Prokop | September 19, 2016 |
Using a 60-year-old strategy to solve communications technology problems of today.

With SIP, Less is the New More

Andrew Prokop | September 06, 2016 |
With efficiency and reduction on the minds of software developers and hardware designers everywhere, we are clearly headed toward a "less is more" communications world.

In Search of the Blue Idea

Andrew Prokop | August 29, 2016 |
There are big, mind-blowing ideas out there waiting to be put into words, and eventually, practice.

Giving a Voice to IoT

Andrew Prokop | August 22, 2016 |
The process of developing communications applications is changing, and changing fast.

Adding Web Services to an Avaya Breeze Snap-In

Andrew Prokop | August 15, 2016 |
In this installment of an introductory video series to Avaya Breeze, let's dive into cloud services.
 

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April 5, 2017

Its no secret that the cloud offers significant benefits to enterprises - including cost reduction, scalability, higher efficiency, and more flexibility. If your phone system and contact center are

March 22, 2017

As today's competitive business environments push workforces into overdrive, many enterprises are seeking ways of streamlining workflows while optimizing productivity, business agility, and speed.

March 8, 2017

Enterprise IT's ability to innovate is critical to the success of the business -- 80% of CIOs agree. But the CIO role has never been more challenging than it is today, with rising operational respo

March 23, 2017
Tim Banting, of Current Analysis, gives us a peek into what the next three years will bring in advance of his Enterprise Connect session exploring the question: Will there be a new model for enterpris....
March 15, 2017
Andrew Prokop, communications evangelist with Arrow Systems Integration, discusses the evolving role of the all-important session border controller.
March 9, 2017
Organizer Alan Quayle gives us the lowdown on programmable communications and all you need to know about participating in this pre-Enterprise Connect hackathon.
March 3, 2017
From protecting against new vulnerabilities to keeping security assessments up to date, security consultant Mark Collier shares tips on how best to protect your UC systems.
February 24, 2017
UC analyst Blair Pleasant sorts through the myriad cloud architectural models underlying UCaaS and CCaaS offerings, and explains why knowing the differences matter.
February 17, 2017
From the most basics of basics to the hidden gotchas, UC consultant Melissa Swartz helps demystify the complex world of SIP trunking.
February 7, 2017
UC&C consultant Kevin Kieller, a partner at enableUC, shares pointers for making the right architectural choices for your Skype for Business deployment.
February 1, 2017
Elka Popova, a Frost & Sullivan program director, shares a status report on the UCaaS market today and offers her perspective on what large enterprises need before committing to UC in the cloud.
January 26, 2017
Andrew Davis, co-founder of Wainhouse Research and chair of the Video track at Enterprise Connect 2017, sorts through the myriad cloud video service options and shares how to tell if your choice is en....
January 23, 2017
Sheila McGee-Smith, Contact Center/Customer Experience track chair for Enterprise Connect 2017, tells us what we need to know about the role cloud software is playing in contact centers today.