UC Advanced - issue #6


Strategic Tech Adoption

Joel Chimoindes, CEO of Nuvias UC tells us how to move Forward Without Leaving Your Business Behind

In this era of accelerated technological change, businesses everywhere are undergoing significant transformation. Market dynamics, characterised by increased competition and the need for agility, mean organisations need to adopt more flexible and scalable technological solutions. At the same time, the growth of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning have ushered in a new era of possibilities, enabling businesses to process vast amounts of data, gain insights and improve decision-making processes. For many, this environment is represented by an ever-increasing demand for unified communications, virtual collaboration and cloud- based solutions. While these technologies are reshaping the way people work and interact within organisational structures, they can also introduce significant integration, management and security challenges. So, what are the hurdles organisations face in ensuring tech-led innovation aligns with business needs, and how can they overcome them? 1. Cohesion vs. Complexity Today’s businesses often struggle with maintaining a cohesive technology strategy as they expand and evolve. Prompted by an increase in workload complexity and often intensified by infrastructure silos and poorly integrated systems, it can create both

The lack of a unified approach in system integration can lead to inefficiencies, with critical data and processes scattered across various platforms

Joel Chimoindes

longer just options but necessities in the modern workspace. However, the integration of these technologies requires specialised expertise, an area where many organisations face a glaring skills and resource gap. This issue is not just about technical know- how; it’s about understanding how these technologies can be woven into the fabric of the business to enhance productivity and collaboration. Investing in training and development, or partnering with expert service providers, can help bridge this gap.

technology and business problems. What’s more, the lack of a unified

approach in system integration can lead to inefficiencies, with critical data and processes scattered across various platforms. To address this, organisations need to adopt a holistic view of their infrastructure, prioritising integration and interoperability to ensure seamless operation across all departments. 2. Bridging the Unified Communications Skills Gap Unified communications (UC), virtual collaboration and cloud solutions are no

3. The Risks of Rushed Decision-Making

In the race to stay ahead, businesses often rush to adopt new technologies. This haste can lead to poorly planned deployments, where the full implications of new hardware, software and integration requirements are not thoroughly considered. Rushed decisions can also result in solutions that are not aligned with business objectives or that are incompatible with existing systems. A more measured, strategic approach to



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