By Lafe Low
Unified communications (UC) promises to revolutionize communication, the process of meetings, perhaps even the way we do business. This is truly a disruptive technology, as described by Clayton Christensen; he refers to technologies that can completely deconstruct both the infrastructure and processes with which we’re currently familiar, and rebuild them into a new paradigm we had not previously considered. Read more…
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