Successful Skype for Business Meetings (Series – Module #2 Audio Conferencing)

The next module in this series will focus on Skype for Business Audio Conferencing. Audio Conferencing in Skype for Business Online comes in 3 forms: Audio only meeting – Voice Over IP only (VoIP) Audio only meeting – Dial in Only (No VoIP) Audio only meeting – VoIP and Dial in. As a reminder, it…


Successful Skype for Business Meetings (Series – Module #1 Meeting Basics)

For my next series of blogs, I will be focusing on the Intelligent Communications Meetings. You can expect to see Skype for Business meetings, Skype for Business Broadcast meeting, and Microsoft Teams Meetings. Hopefully by the time I get to Teams Meetings, Broadcast meetings will be enabled for Teams. This blog will focus on Skype…


Skype for Business and Teams feature Comparison

The topic of this blog will deviate a bit from my past device focused blogs. I do appreciate all of the support and page hits from you my blog fans. I was speaking with a vendor of mine and he told me of a feature comparison chart that he found. It was so good that…


Managing multiple devices at home and while you travel.

If you are a mobile employee like myself, then you most likely have a static setup on your desk at home and a different setup when you travel. You might have multiple monitors, an external keyboard (wired or wireless), mouse (wired or wireless), webcam, headset, speakers and maybe even a port replicator or docking station…


Bluetooth and DECT – A History of Wireless Devices

Many of us can think back to a time before the Internet, MTV(Video Killed the Radio Star), and the topic of this blog – personal wireless communications (cordless phones, wireless headsets, Cellular Phones, Bluetooth and DECT). Who amongst us can remember being tied via a “phone cord” to a telephone when making a phone call….


Active Noise Cancellation (Control)

Active noise control (ANC), also known as active noise cancellation, or active noise reduction (ANR), is a method for reducing unwanted sound by the addition of a second sound specifically designed to cancel the first. (source – Wikipedia) Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) is a rather new topic in the realm of Intelligent Communications Headsets, though…


Choosing The Right Device For The Right Person.

Persona is not a word I would normally use when having the headset discussion with a customer. However, a recent conversation with Julie Jass and Laura Neidel from Plantronics has enlightened me to why this is such an important topic to consider. And, why it is important to highlight in a detailed blog such as…


An introduction to Microsoft Qualified Intelligent Communication Devices

As a Voice Technical Solutions Professional at Microsoft I have a passion for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. More specifically, the devices that connect to these wonderful services. Over the next few months, I will present my thoughts, relevant links, quotes, and information on the devices that connect to Skype for Business (SFB) Server,…