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Expert RFP Examples and Tips

3 Expert Tips: Get the Most from Your RFPs

by Jive Guest Author     Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Our experts put together resources to help you prepare and write an RFP: examples and a free template for you to download. With our RFP examples and tips, you can receive the best responses and enlist the best options possible.

how to handle difficult customers

How to Deal with Difficult Customers: 10 De-Escalation Steps

by Ryan Alleman     Thursday, February 15th, 2018.

We’ve all been the difficult customer at some point. Angry customers are an opportunity for you to communicate how much you value them. Here are 10 steps outlining how to deal with difficult customers and improve your chances of retaining those customers.

scams targeting small businesses

The Biggest Threat to SMBs are Cyber Attacks

by Hillary Gamblin     Tuesday, February 13th, 2018.

Without a doubt, the largest threat to your SMB in 2018 is a cyber attack. Find out why cyber criminals are targeting SMBs, and learn three tips to begin securing your business.

What’s Your Business Love Language? Appreciation in the Workplace

by Hillary Gamblin     Friday, February 9th, 2018.

A recent Gallup poll shows that statistically, quite a few of your current employees don’t feel appreciated. Either you’re not appreciative of your employees, or your expressions of appreciation aren’t being felt. So let’s discuss effective ways to show employee appreciation in the workplace.

Jive and LogMeIn to Join Forces

Jive and LogMeIn to Join Forces

by Jive Guest Author     Thursday, February 8th, 2018.

Jive has signed a deal to be acquired by LogMeIn. LogMeIn, most of you will recognize as the parent company of the “GotoMeeting” and “” product lines. We’re excited for this new chapter.

mobile workforce trends

4 Strategies to Make Current Mobile Workforce Trends Work for You

by Ryan Alleman     Wednesday, February 7th, 2018.

More people than ever own smartphones, and they’re using them at work, leading to a more mobile workforce. This presents challenges to enterprises. It’s important they know what prevailing mobile workforce trends will impact their business and how to turn these trends to their benefit.

best super bowl 2018 commercials

Jive Employees’ Top 5 Picks for Best Super Bowl Commercials

by Ryan Alleman     Monday, February 5th, 2018.

The day after the Super Bowl, the talk of the office usually turns toward the best Super Bowl commercials. Find out what makes Super Bowl commercials different from regular commercials, and which commercials of Super Bowl 2018 really stood out.

Jive and Frost & Sullivan UCaaS Technology Predictions

Jive and Frost & Sullivan UCaaS Technology Predictions

by Hillary Gamblin     Friday, February 2nd, 2018.

To celebrate Groundhog Day, we’re going into the prognostication business. Global industry leader Jive Communications and renowned technology consultants Frost & Sullivan teamed up to illustrate UCaaS technology predictions for 2018. Hint: verticals are the new black.

Defeating IT Department Foes

How to Overcome 3 Obstacles all IT Departments Face

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, January 30th, 2018.

IT departments are excited about the benefits of a multi-cloud strategy, but this strategy also presents a number of obstacles. In particular, updating legacy systems, the growing skills gap for employees, and managing the numerous apps and cloud software continue to be menacing opponents.   Let’s face these IT foes by identifying some Easter eggs […]

business fax machines

7 “Fax” About Business Fax Machines: Why Businesses Still Fax

by Ryan Alleman     Wednesday, January 24th, 2018.

Do you still have a business fax machine in your machine? Despite the leaps and bounds in workplace applications and technologies, the fax has proven surprisingly resilient. So how has the fax machine survived when so many of its contemporary technologies have long since retired?

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