How the Public Switched Telephone Network Works

Part of our Back to the Basics Series. See also: VoIP, SIP Trunking, and Telephony. “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” Oh wait, that’s not the case at all. It was Alexander Graham Bell, in the U.S., with a patent. While that may read more like winning recipe to the game Clue,… Read More

14 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your IVR Survey

In an era of digital communication and vast social media influence, it has become incredibly easy for consumers to voice their opinions about the companies they frequent, support, or vilify. One disgruntled customer can rally thousands in a matter of hours with nothing more than a 140-character blurb gone viral. Every individual has potential access… Read More

Making Your Employees Happy Makes Cents

A recent New York Times article addressing the working culture at Amazon raised a lot of eyebrows around the country. The general view of major tech companies is one that includes free lunches, on-site gyms, and generous leave policies, like those at Google, Facebook, and Netflix. Perhaps this is why the negative picture painted by… Read More