Going Digital to Create a Better Workspace

Unified CommunicationsCo-nexus Marketing
Going Digital to Create a Better Workspace

Digital transformation is a topic noted mostly by how a business talks to its clients. However, an employee has to have the right tools to be able to make that interaction better. Transforming the workplace into an environment that makes an employee productive and upbeat creates a better customer interaction. That environment can be moved to a virtual workplace, or simply making changes to an existing office. Here are a few ways companies fail in creating efficiency within their workspaces.

  1. Underutilized assets - Oftentimes, companies have spaces that are underutlized or filled with poor equipment. Maybe it's a room filled with outdated items, an efficient layout or even bad heating and cooling. By upgrading your spaces to include the software, hardware and tools your employees use elevates the employee to work harder.
  2. Lack of available resources - In a traditional office conference rooms are oftentimes tied up. Being able to add a conference option with collaboration tools, gives an employee the tools they need when they need them to get the job done.
  3. Failure to leverage the BYOD trend - Employees like using their own tools like their cell phone or tablet. Companies that do not allow an employee to bring in their own device are creating an efficiency within the business.

Your company may be looking to fully embrace a digital workspace with virtual tools whether they are in the office or working remotely. If you'd like to learn more about transforming your space to a place that gives your employees the ability to work inside and oustide of the office, check out our recorded webinar on Five Ways to Improve Mobility in Your Workplace.

Important Factors in Developing a Mobile Strategy

Business Phone Systems, Unified CommunicationsCo-nexus Marketing
Important Factors in Developing a Mobile Strategy

If you didn't have a mobility strategy for your business in 2016, then 2017 is the year to make a plan and put it in action. As industry experts in mobility, Co-nexus and Mitel are here to help. To get you started, here are important factors to consider when creating (or refining) your mobility strategy:

  • The strategy must be mobile-centric, not just mobile enabled. Think of devices first.
  • Analyze the security, risk, and compliance factors involved. Some businesses must be more stringent than others.
  • When possible, enable remote workers to increase productivity and cut financial losses.
  • Team and project collaboration can and should be mobile-enabled.

Don't wait: developing a holistic, mobile-centric strategy will enable your company's existing business mission to be far more effective and make entirely new business strategies possible. Looking for more tips on making your workforce mobile? Check this webinar out!

How Co-nexus Helps Universities

Unified Communications, Business Phone Systems, Contact Center SolutionsCo-nexus Marketing
How Co-nexus Helps Universities

From large widespread campuses supporting a hundred thousand students to smaller private colleges, universities have specific needs that are unique in the communication world. They have users connecting on campus and off, professors and students who need to collaborate, and the rise of technology with younger students create a demand for cutting edge communication features. Being able to keep the personnel and students secure, while giving them features to help them better work together – is the goal of a communications systems. Here are 5 ways Co-nexus helps universities:

  1. Tablets, on campus computers, PCs and cell phones can all connect anywhere anyway.
  2. Collaborative solutions create a more efficient environment for faculty, research and students to work together whether they are on campus or online.
  3. Having features like being able to chat or text keeps the millennial generation on task and in constant communication with their professors and other students.
  4. Mass Media Notifications in the event of natural disaster, emergency or campus wide communication.
  5. Providing a unified communication system that is mobile friendly – why wait to get back to your desk or phone to answer a question or reach out to someone.

If you are anticipating changes within your business environment in the next twelve months, it’s a great time to reach out to us for a discussion. We can help you review your current services, provide network design for merging companies and start building a long term relationship to help your dynamic business. Reach out to us today and we’ll put one of our experts in touch with you!