Discover the Asterisk-based innovation in ClarityLogic – Digium Innovation Award Winner

Congratulations to Clarity, a division of Plantronics, for being recognized as the Digium Innovation Award winner. The Digium Innovation Award is designed to recognize developers, customers and partners for outstanding achievements that are improving business processes, overcoming technology challenges and enhancing the company’s bottom line.

Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Clarity is the leading supplier of amplified telephones, notification systems, assistive listening devices and other communications devices for millions with hearing loss. With Asterisk-based technology, the company created ClarityLogic, a first-of-its-kind service that enables customer representatives to remotely retrieve and adjust settings, quickly resolving customer issues. This is critically important for … Continued

Asterisk World Miami 2012 Call for Speakers

Following a fun and successful AstriCon 2011, we’re back to work planning content for Asterisk World 2012 at IT Expo East in Miami, Florida.  This year’s Asterisk World will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center February 1st through 3rd, 2012.  If you’ve got an interesting story to share with the Asterisk community, please take a moment to submit a talk at the following URL:

http://www.tmcnet.com/voip/conference/digium-asterisk-world/east-12/e-12-call-for-papers.aspx

For details on IT Expo East and the Asterisk World sessions st the show, stop by the event’s web site here:

http://www.tmcnet.com/voip/conference/digium-asterisk-world/east-12/

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in … Continued

Is efficiency a dirty word in IT?

Is your business keeping up with national efficiency gains? A new report from the Department of Labor says U.S. workers increased efficiency by 3.1 percent – the first rise in nearly two years. Labor costs also dropped 2.4 percent. That’s good news for business owners, provided they are among those benefiting.

Yet, in today’s economic environment, efficiency gains from technology can have a negative connotation…because it may also mean replacing people’s jobs with technology. We don’t buy that – and you shouldn’t either.

In fact, now is the time you need to be as efficient as possible. That’s because … Continued