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End User End Game for UC

One of the most difficult challenges of Unified Communications has been getting end users to buy in and use the systems. In our final whiteboard tutorial, we discuss getting rogue users and resisters to leverage the technology.
One of the most difficult challenges of Unified Communications has been getting end users to buy in and use the systems. In our final whiteboard tutorial, we discuss getting rogue users and resisters to leverage the technology.You can watch the video below.

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The resistors are, perhaps, the toughest lot to tame. These folks have been communicating one way for many years, and those habits are tough to break. You really have to tailor your system to mimic how they already work. That, and have some patience.

The rogue users embrace the technology, but it is often the wrong technology, which makes it more difficult to manage. If you want to see the productivity benefits that Unified Communications has to offer, then this becomes a painful, but important priority.

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