Telemedicine is the way practitioners leverage Unified Communications (UC) such as voice, video, and IM, to perform patient evaluations and consultations, educate and train, or even perform remote surgery. Think of telemedicine as a bridge that eliminates barriers to care caused by physical impairments or distance.
The workplace is changing. Day by day, technology is shaping the way people communicate and collaborate by voice, video, instant message, and group collaboration. Welcome to the exciting sector of Unified Communications (UC)—one of the most affected by technology. The growth of UC, fueled by the expansion of the cloud is making for some trends that keep the fires burning.
Controlling network communications costs has become increasingly difficult in the face of sophisticated technologies, vendor support problems, and a lack of resources and tools. With the surge of laptops, tablets, phones, apps, and software in the enterprise, there are more communication services and devices to manage within the network. Additionally, handling the multitude of changes occurring within the network of communication services is difficult. While the typical focus of a Telecom Audit is cost savings—a critical benefit for performing an audit—there are other equally important benefits that your organization will gain. Utilizing Audit and Optimization services can realize cost savings of as much as 35% plus a lot more.
The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA), the authority on telecom management and solutions providers, will host its semi-annual meeting in Orlando March 21-23, 2016. ISI’s Director of TEM, Michelle Forney, who serves on TEMIA’s Executive Board and is a member of the Ethics and Membership committees, respectively, will be attending.