Picture it: A teacher is frustrated. She’s been having trouble with her voicemail settings. Parents keep complaining that they can’t get to her voicemail when they call—the line simply disconnects, or sometimes gives a disconcerting error message.
Seriously. Vader probably had Jive. All the signs are there. Video chat, multiple locations, custom sound files—plus you never see him manage it. And you know Vader would never have had a direct line to get to him—it would have been an auto-attendant set up to screen his calls. Darth has always struck me as the type that would want control of his system. I mean, he could have one of his commanders manage it for him, but I’d hate to see that guy get choked if he messes it up. You may not think you relate to Darth Vader. […]
Phones are an interesting business. It’s the one business technology that people seem to almost want to be boring. In fact, if you can think of a way to make phones or PBX management more boring, there are some competitors who would likely be interested in talking with you. On the other hand, if you like technologies to be intuitive, rich, pretty, and even—dare I say it—fun, then pause your game of fruit ninja and check this out. With any other phone system, you decide how a phone call routes with either a drop-down menu, an automatic default, or a […]
Client-servers or web applications? The market pendulum swung one way, then the other; now it’s splitting down the middle.