Tag: Communication

4 Ways High-Tech Communication Might Be Hurting Your Business

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There may be something worse than poor customer service from a mega-company but, if there is, it hasn’t been discovered. You wait on hold listening to the elevator loop of “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” in hopes of telling your story from the beginning for the third time.

Too bad you were cut off. You can try again when the self-inflicted bald spots on the side of your head grow back.

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Anthony Dukes and Yi Zhu shed light on hard evidence that, for some conglomerates, poor service is actually profitable. When the hassle and amount of time it takes to resolve issues outweigh the benefit, a percentage of customers give up, leaving the business to keep the difference.

In contrast, small businesses are not afforded this luxury. As learned entrepreneurs

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Global $7 Bn Automotive Communication Technology Market to 2026 by Application, Bus Module, Vehicle Class and Region

The “Automotive Communication Technology Market – By Application, By Vehicle Class, and By Region – Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020 – 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global Automotive Communication Technology market amassed revenue worth nearly 7 (USD Billion) in 2019 and will register a CAGR of over 17% during the period from 2020 to 2026.

The report offers assessment and analysis of the Automotive Communication Technology market on a global and regional level. The study offers a comprehensive assessment of the market competition, constraints, sales estimates, opportunities, evolving trends, and industry-validated data. The report offers historical data from 2017 to 2019 along with a forecast from 2020 to 2026 based on revenue (USD Billion).


Automotive sector has emerged swiftly as a result of growing utilization of electronic control units that has favorably impacted the myriad vehicle subsystem communications. This is anticipated to

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Wednesday’s papers: Ministry communication gaps, VR’s business class masks and birdspotters | Yle Uutiset

Kasvomaskia käyttäviä junamatkustajia 4. syyskuuta 2020.
Passengers on VR’s Extra Class coaches will be entitled to a disposable face mask and an empty seat adjacent to theirs.

Image: Antti Aimo-Koivisto / Lehtikuva

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä (Cen) has criticised the government’s internal communication flow on coronavirus measures, tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports.

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) tweeted on Tuesday that the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is preparing a comprehensive package of measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic. According to Marin, the matter will be brought to the government’s negotiations possibly as early as next week.

The economic affairs minister, however, told reporters on Tuesday that he does not know what the “broad set of measures” entails.

“At least our ministry has not been informed in any way,” Lintilä said when reporters asked him to comment on government measures.

“Believe me now! I don’t know what is being planned at the moment,”

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Quantropi to present quantum communication breakthrough at IEEE Quantum Week

Cybersecurity startup to deliver two landmark academic papers to professional quantum community QCE20, October 12-16.

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – Quantropi, Inc., a groundbreaking Canadian quantum communication solutions provider, recently announced that the company will be part of this month’s virtual IEEE Quantum Week, a prestigious annual industry event.

IEEE Quantum Week (QCE20, October 12-16, 2020) brings together some of the world’s leading quantum scientists and engineers with other stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities in the fast-growing quantum industry. The international conference also showcases recent progress achieved in quantum research, applications, practices, standardization and education.

Quantropi, Inc., is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming event.

“IEEE is at the center of a global conversation to understand the power and promise of quantum computing,” said Travis Humble, Co-chair of the IEEE Quantum Initiative, of the 5-day virtual event, which will feature

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KCS emails show different feedback on reopening plan, communication and metrics

Emails between the Knox County Superintendent and the Board of Education show some support for the plan but also plenty of concerns.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Along with many parents and teachers, reporters had several questions about how the reopening of Knox County Schools unfolded. So 10News requested access to email conversations going back to July 1.

Emails from the very beginning show some board members approving the format of the plan but not everyone. In an email on July 12, one member said they were concerned about cleaning, masks and how exactly social distancing would work in elementary schools.

They added that they spoke with several principals and saw communication suggesting masks wouldn’t be enforced. 

In the email, there was support for those in the planning process and encouragement as board members acknowledged that the decision-making process was a difficult and unprecedented process.

Two days later, more updates in the

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Strategy Analytics Presents “Trends in Communication & Information Sharing: A UX Strategies Webinar”

Strategy Analytics – Zoom has dominated video communication platforms during COVID-19 for both social and business needs. The pandemic has forced consumers – and particularly elderly consumers – to adopt video communication and other technologies to meet basic needs. More online shopping means more interactions with chatbots and conversational UIs. But what is next? Strategy Analytics’ User Experience service reviews its recent UX Strategies research on trends in communication from the individual level to the macro to answer this question, in its webinar on October 8th.

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User Experience Strategies Communication Trends Webinar

With free registration, Strategy Analytics’ wide-ranging presentation will include results from focus groups and surveys with elderly consumers on technology usage trends post-COVID; reviews of recent research on conversational agents; evaluations of evolving immersive communication platforms to rival Zoom; and the development of “digital twin

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Global Door Communication System Market 2020 Business Outlook with COVID-19 Scenario to 2025

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Sep 27, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Door Communication System Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is systematic research that delivers an expert and comprehensively analyzes recent business trends and upcoming market growth outlooks. The report explains the industry growth structure, development trends, historical, and forecast data. The report covers major players including their detailed information such as name, company profile, and product information. It highlights major drivers and constraints, accounts of crucial market participants, splitting analysis, and prediction analysis. The report analyzes comprehensive elements including global Door Communication System market share, supply chain, market trends, revenue graph, market size, and application spectrum are widely administrated in this study. It encompasses elements that will execute a substantial impression in pushing the sales of Door Communication System market in the forthcoming years

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Rick Rahim Discusses Optimal Communication Techniques in Business

GREAT FALLS, VA / ACCESSWIRE / September 22, 2020 / In business, people often fail to use the correct form of written communication, says Rick Rahim. “And when they do, they get frustrated because the person they are trying to reach may not be responsive,” he says.

Rick Rahim is the President of BusinessVentures.com, a private firm he founded more than a decade ago. The company currently produces revenue in excess of $50,000,000.00. As the company’s top executive, Rahim’s time is always at a premium.

According to Rick, it’s important to select the best for of electronic communication when dealing with busy executives:

Rahim offers the following guidelines:

  1. If the message does not need immediate action or attention, it is best delivered via email.
  2. If the matter is very time sensitive, and requires instant delivery or response, then a text message is appropriate.
  3. If it’s a critical matter that requires
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Microsoft Guns for Twilio’s Business With Launch of Azure Communication Services

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is continuously upping its game in the public cloud arena, and recently announced the availability of Azure Communications Services. The new product is a library of APIs (an API is an application programming interface, a pre-defined operation that can be inserted into and executed by an app) for developers to embed communications capabilities into an organizations’ operations or web and mobile apps — everything from video to chat to traditional phone calls.  

2020 has presented many businesses with unique challenges, like keeping a suddenly remote workforce productive and staying in touch with customers while physical locations are closed. Cloud-based communications are helping solve those problems, and the sprawling Microsoft Azure ecosystem is well-suited for the task. But there’s one problem: It stomps on the toes of cloud-communication API pioneer Twilio (NYSE: TWLO)

Four people standing against a wall using smartphones.

Image source: Getty Images.

The cloud war heats up

Tech outfits like Twilio that

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Falmouth looks at plan to improve communication with residents

FALMOUTH — Town officials say their new plan for communicating with residents has paid off, with more community engagement since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But officials also said there’s still more work to be done to attract more people to the communication platforms.

Falmouth Education and Outreach Coordinator Erin Cadigan has spearheaded efforts to create the town’s first communications plan, which she hopes will increase community engagement and get information out faster. Courtesy

According to Falmouth Education and Outreach Coordinator Erin Cadigan, the plan, which began in August 2019, called for more communication with residents through emails or newsletters, the importance of which was highlighted as residents looked for information during the onset of the pandemic about closures and the state of emergency in town.

“The pandemic was a chance to leverage all of the work we started last year, and we were able to quickly identify teams

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