Understanding Your Telecom Invoice

Many businesses are confused when it comes to their telecom bills and the unexpected charges that may appear on their first bill. Taxes and surcharges often appear in addition to any usage fees and these can drastically increase the cost of the monthly invoice. Each carrier may have certain standard charges that are applied depending…

Even the Smallest Communities Can Now Have a Safety Net of Emergency Notification to Citizens

If you run a police department, emergency management or 911 center, you've probably been contacted by notification systems salespeople, offering systems that cost as much as $ 20,000. but public budget cuts have put traditional 911 data based emergency notification systems out of the reach of many communities. And most communities are unaware that there…

Finding the Right Emergency Notification System: 5 Elements to Consider Before You Purchase

When emergency, 911 and police dispatch centers begin the search for an emergency notification system, there are many things about such systems that need to be considered carefully. Because there is system engineering involved in the set up, technical support and customer service to be provided throughout the time of service, most providers of emergency…

The Positives of Globalization

Globalization is a complex and controversial concept which has been stirring the entire world for the last two or more decades. Basically, it was a process of expanding trade and commerce all over the world by creating a borderless market. Its purpose was to increase the connectivity and interdependence of the world's markets and businesses.…

Telecommunications Planning: The ABC’s of an Integrated Telecommunications Construction Plan

The biggest challenge for any business is providing supply for market demand at a price that is beneficial to the supplier and the demander. When you work in an industry that requires infrastructure to provide a service, this equation becomes much more complex. In July 2002, Verizon Wireless became the first major telecommunications provider in…

Put That Cell Phone Down and Look Me in The Eye

Texting, Tweeting, Facebooking, e-mailing, Instagraming, uploading, downloading, Blogging, Touting, Tumblering and a whole host of other “ings” have become the new normal for today's younger generation that keeps their eyes on their mobile phones and away from the real eye balls of others. We've all had the experience of trying to speak to someone, only…

Personal Branding for Professional Excellence

With a highly complex business environment, the need for highly skilled, well trained and stand out professionals is a must to be able to outgrow and outperform different competitions in the business and to serve customers more proficiently. Job skills and technical expertise are simply not the base anymore. Professionals now-a-days need to develop certain…