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  • Navigating and Preparing for a Post-COVID-19 World

    Posted 05/08/2020 by Brian Cuppett, Senior Vice President of Sales at ScanSource
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    I recently sat down with Nick Tidd—Vice President of Global Channel Sales at Poly—and we talked about all the ways Poly has responded to our changing workforce (both internally and externally).

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  • How Microsoft is Supporting our New Normal

    Posted 05/06/2020 by Janice Thompson, Vice President of Supplier Services at ScanSource
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    With COVID-19, the amount of people working from home has increased exponentially. I recently chatted with Mike Karban—Microsoft’s Senior Partner Technology Strategist—about how they’ve acclimated to our new normal, enabling people (including many of their own employees) to work remotely.

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  • How Avaya is Inspiring the New Remote Workforce

    Posted 05/06/2020 by JR Cook, SVP West Region, Intelisys
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    I recently had the privilege of chatting with Billy Madison, Avaya Channel Chief, and he shared some insight on how we can help our partners and their customers as they transition to remote workforce solutions. Here are some brief highlights of what we talked about. To gain deeper insight, click the link at the end of this blog to hear the full interview.

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  • Communication and Collaboration are Key while Working Remotely

    Posted 05/06/2020 by Chris Marlar, Vice President of Supplier Services from ScanSource
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    Recently, I was able to catch up with Mona Abou-Sayed—Vice President of Collaboration and Applications from Mitel. She brought me up to speed about how Mitel has answered the call for technology that keeps us connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Maximize your Revenue by Building a Full Solution around Microsoft Teams

    Posted 05/05/2020 by Sarah Leitner
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    Microsoft Teams presents a huge market opportunity for partners—but if you’re just selling the licenses, you’re missing out on potential revenue. Conversely, if you’re selling Teams-enabled hardware, but not selling the licenses along with it, you’re probably leaving money on the table.

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  • Social Distancing or Physical Distancing? How ScanSource Employees Continue to Communicate and Collaborate Effectively

    Posted 04/20/2020 by John Harvey, Senior Executive Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
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    Thanks to the widespread adoption of unified communications solutions, many of us are collaborating more than ever, just remotely. We’re swapping out in-person meetings for video calls and rely on cloud-based platforms to provide alternatives to in-person meetings. Given this new level of virtual connection, perhaps the more appropriate terminology is not “social distancing,” but “physical distancing”. 

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  • How Technology is Improving the Employee Experience (EX)

    Posted 02/03/2020 by John Harvey
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    Running a successful business isn’t just about attracting and hiring your industry’s top talent; it’s about ensuring that your employees, once hired, are bringing the best versions of themselves to work each day. From offering workers opportunities to improve their wellness, to ensuring their daily safety and enabling seamless remote work capabilities, there are dozens of ways that companies can enhance the overall employee experience.

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  • How to Prepare for the Rising Prominence of Working Remotely

    Posted 02/14/2019 by Brian Cuppett
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    The number of U.S. employees who work remotely is on the rise, largely due to advancements and improvements in unified communications (UC) systems. In fact, a 2016 Gallup survey found 43% of respondents worked from home at least once in the last year, and the U.S. Employee Workforce report cited a 115% increase since 2005 in the number of workers who worked from home at least half of the time. So, why the rise in popularity? It turns out that the ability to work remotely benefits not only employees, but the company, too. That’s why having a discussion with your partners about the implications of working remotely represents an investment in their business and in their human capital.

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  • Have you booked your visit to a Polycom Experience Center yet?

    Posted 01/08/2019 by Kate Menzer
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    Do you have a customer interested in seeing Polycom solutions in person? If so, our ScanSource team would love to help you schedule and coordinate a visit to one of Polycom’s four Executive Experience Centers, located in New York City, San Jose, Herndon or Austin. During your visit, you and your customer will get to experience Polycom solutions in a customized briefing for your industry and specific business needs. Senior leaders and solutions experts will be on hand to discuss Polycom solutions, as well as any questions you and your visitors may have. Visiting a Polycom EEC is one of the many approved activities in which you can earn points for the Polycom Partner Program!

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  • Improve your Cisco Practice in the New Year!

    Posted 12/28/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    2019 is going to be a great year for your Cisco practice. We saw exciting updates and announcements from Cisco in 2018 and we’re pleased to have a team of experts poised to help you put those innovations to work for you and your customer base. One of the most effective ways to begin or strengthen your collaboration, networking or security practice is with hands-on training from the ScanSource team. We offer three programs taught by industry leaders that are designed to help you capitalize on market opportunity and drive business outcomes.

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