Articles By Robert Dutt

Three things to consider for a successful UC implementation

It’s exciting to promise employees a seamless business environment that incorporates video conferencing, VoIP telephony, mobility and collaboration capabilities. It may be equally exhilarating to promise the senior team that this new move

Published on: March 3rd, 2016 Robert Dutt

Starting small for big success with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, even when it is spoken of in terms of transforming businesses and lives and resulting in trillions of dollars of incremental revenues across a multitude of industries, can seem

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Preparing your business for the Internet of Things revolution

In Israel, connected cows give four times the milk of the average bovine. In Northern Canada, mines run safer and save millions on energy due to sensors tracking both employees and environmental conditions.

Published on: September 24th, 2015 Robert Dutt

The time is now to start your Internet of Things journey

Technology has a way of transforming businesses and lives, of fundamentally changing what is possible for peoples and companies to achieve. But technology also has a way of being very cruel to those

Published on: September 17th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Planning communications for emergencies

You’ve got a good plan to deal with emergencies that may arise. In case of the worst, you’re as ready as you’ll ever be. But does your plan include the details of how

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Simulate the worst to be ready for the worst

You’ve crafted a fine business continuity plan for your business, one that ensures that should your organization’s feet be held to the fire, they won’t burn. You’ve followed all the best practices to

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Four big ideas for building a cloud strategy

Cloud. Ask ten IT pros what exactly it means and you’ll get ten answers. Ask ten of your line of business executive peers what it means and you’ll get 30 or more. The

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Robert Dutt

The cloud: Where to go first

So you’ve decided as an enterprise to go big on the cloud – you’ve defined a cloud strategy. But where do you get started? The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business It seems

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Robert Dutt

Four reasons Skype for Business has a place in your enterprise

The venerable Skype consumer instant messaging and audio/video chat has received a corporate makeover. Microsoft, which has owned Skype since 2011, has introduced Skype for Business as the new presence, instant messaging and

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Four reasons why SharePoint beats Dropbox and Box.com for business collaboration

If, somehow, Shadow IT has found its way into your organization – and research indicates it probably has – there’s a good chance that it’s come in the form of a consumer-grade cloud

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Three tips for managing roaming in a BYOD environment

You need to keep your road warriors fighting that good fight, especially when they’re on the go. But how do you keep your employees at peak productivity when their travels take them across

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Support in a BYOD world

Going with a bring your own device (BYOD) plan is a great way to both meet your enterprise’s growing mobility needs, and to increase employee satisfaction. But a BYOD implementation is not without

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Robert Dutt

Whose data is it anyways?

Bring your own device (BYOD) brings with it a number of benefits and challenges, both for the users and for IT management. Regardless of your reason for going BYOD – whether you want

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Robert Dutt

The benefits of single sourcing connectivity

Connectivity is crucial to many modern businesses. Whether it’s desk phones, mobile phones, or high speed Internet access, these connections are how businesses find, sell to, service, and support customers. But for businesses,

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Robert Dutt

Newest beta of Intune built with SMBs in mind

Microsoft's strategy for Windows Intune seems to be to get it ready for enterprise customers. If done right, that's good news for small businesses as well.Microsoft's product manager has called the beta "the

Published on: July 20th, 2011 Robert Dutt