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Apple sued over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say,’ other Siri voice control features

Florida-based software company CustomPlay on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple claiming a fourth-generation Apple TV feature that allows users to control and interact with video content using Siri voice commands infringes on patented software technology.

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Unified Communications Services – Hosted UC – Evolve IP #unified #communications #magic #quadrant


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UC as a Strategy. not a Service

Unified Communications

Gartner notes Evolve IP s Unified Communications service as a best-of-breed UCaaS offering in their 2013 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service!

Evolve IP improves employee productivity in the office and on the road with its award-winning unified communications (UC) suite; fully integrating voice, video, instant messaging presence (IM P), desktop sharing, and audio/web conferencing. Critical Communications features are delivered in familiar applications such as Microsoft Outlook and Lync, Google Apps, and salesforce.com ensuring user adoption and a consistent experience across desktop, tablet and mobile operating systems.

WHY UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS FROM EVOLVE IP?

A fully integrated UC Solution from Evolve IP provides productivity enhancements and supports multi-platform access and control. Unlike other solutions there s no need to rip and replace your current environment we easily integrate to your business where it already lives and works. Evolve IP delivers the features your organization needs from the cloud, enabling you to reach colleagues quicker via methods they prefer and getting the instantaneous responses you need.

Benefits of Evolve IP s UC Solution

  • Easy-to-use applications in your preferred environment (Google, Microsoft, or Apple).
  • Unified messaging solution that allows for instantaneous information exchange, immediate decision making, and improved organizational responsiveness resulting in enhanced productivity.
  • Access UC features from any location with any device via easily-managed mobile applications that span the iOS and Android platforms.
  • Online collaboration and communication enablement for remote workers and road warriors.
  • Leveraging the world-class Evolve IP hosted voice platform for business continuity and application availability.
  • Management of users via the award-winning OSSmosis portal.
  • Reduce or eliminate annual licensing agreements and / or hardware.
  • Improve compliance and professionalism by providing business class instant messaging and video chatting security and logging in adherence to corporate policies.

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Clients We Work With

Company Profile

InfoBionic empowers physicians with the control they need to transform the efficiency with which they diagnose and monitor patients with cardiac arrhythmias.

Testimonial

The EvolveIP Platform has been the perfect communications platform for my company – as we are completely 100% cloud based, with most of the team working remotely from our homes or small offices as well as overseas. This platform allows us to communicate efficiently with full UCaaS capabilities – and manage our resources efficiently.

Evolved Office platform with Auto Attendant and Skype for Business

Bill Swavely, SVP IT

Company Profile

CCI Health & Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience.

Testimonial

“Usability is one of the most important factors in selecting technology solutions. We needed a solution that our staff could learn quickly and rely upon each day through high call volumes. Evolve IP emerged as best choice and the deployment has been very successful.”

John Torontow, MD, MPH Chief Operating Officer – CCI Health and Wellness Services

Company Profile

Apria Healthcare offers a range of home respiratory, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment services.

Testimonial

“During one of the recent storms we lost connectivity in a key location, immediately the phones started ringing in the backup site. All the emergency routing intelligence was in the cloud and it understood instantly if a branch office was down. It worked fantastically.” “Hurricane Sandy forced four of our offices to close for days, but we didn’t miss a beat. You can’t quantify the value Evolve IP’s services brought to our organization. It dramatically increased our service levels and simultaneously allowed us to focus on other issues. We even helped out our competitors whose power and phone lines were out since we were one of the few organizations still operating without disruption.”

Jeannine Delivron, Operations Manager – Apria Healthcare

Company Profile

Ameriflex provides comprehensive consumer-driven benefits solutions and HR services to employers and families nationwide.

Testimonial

“For the price we were paying for an outdated PBX system, Evolve IP gave us an enterprise-class hosted PBX with the security and scalability we need to support our aggressive growth.”

J. Bart McCollum, COO AmeriFlex


How to Import Marketing List Members in Microsoft Dynamics CRM #gartner #social #crm #magic #quadrant


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How to Import Marketing List Members in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In this how-to, I will show you the process I used to assign a client’s contacts to marketing lists in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The client I was working with had approximately 7,500 contacts that needed to be assigned to one or several of 77 marketing lists in Dynamics CRM. Normally, loading data into Microsoft Dynamics CRM is easy.

The program offers many templates for uploading data from CSV files when migrating from an old system. However, the marketing list import loads only the names of lists, not the contacts within those lists. Because the lists were of no use without contacts and it was not practical to assign contacts to lists individually, we needed an easy way to import this information. In order to maintain the customer’s privacy, I have created sample lists to demonstrate the steps. Follow along with my process!

Step 1: Load your Contacts and Marketing Lists

Load your contacts and marketing list names using the import templates provided within Dynamics CRM. Once these are loaded, you will create connections between them to tell the system which contacts go with which lists.

Step 2: Set Up an Excel Spreadsheet with the Correct Headers

Set up an Excel spreadsheet with two column headers, “Connected From” and “Connected To.” It is important that these are the only two columns in order for the file to load without errors. Add your contact names under “Connected From” and your marketing list names under “Connected To.” Be sure the format of your contact names matches the format in Dynamics CRM (First, Last or Last, First). If you have a contact that belongs in more than one list, the contact should appear on more than one row. Save the file as a CSV file.

Step 3: Go to Settings in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM, go to Settings Data Management Imports, choose Import Data, and select the file you just created.

Step 4: Upload Your CSV File

Upload your CSV file using the Import Data Wizard. Click Next until you see the Map Record Types screen. Select Connection as the Microsoft Dynamics CRM record type and click Next.

Step 5: Map Your Connections

You will see this menu letting you know that your connections mapped successfully. Click Next until you reach the Review Settings and Import Data screen, then hit Submit. Your connections will be imported.

Step 6: Manage Members

At this point, the system recognizes a connection between your contacts and the appropriate marketing lists, but you still have to import the contacts into each of the lists as members. In your marketing portal in Dynamics CRM, go to Marketing Lists and open one of your lists. Click Manage Members, select Add using Advance Find, and click Continue.

Step 7: Fill Out the Design a Query Form

A form will appear allowing you to design a query to find all contacts that have a connection to this particular marketing list. Click Select and choose Connections (Connected From). Another level will appear below. Click Select and choose Connected To. Change Equals Current User to Equals. Click the search icon that appears when you hover over Enter Value.

Step 8: Select the Marketing List

In the dropdown menu next to Look For, select Marketing List. Marketing List Lookup View will appear next to Look In. Search for the name of the current marketing list and choose it from the list by clicking in the checkmark column. Click the Select button to move the list to Selected Records. Click Add. This populates the field in your query with the correct marketing list. Click Find.

Step 9: Select All the Members to Add to the Marketing List

The search returns all contacts that are connected to this marketing list. Select “Add all the members returned by the search to the marketing list.” Select Add to Marketing List.

Step 10: Success!

The appropriate contact names now appear in the marketing list. Repeat Steps 6 through 9 with each of your marketing lists to add their members.

Is your CRM project. a mess? Need more help than just tech tips and troubleshooting? Is your implementation project going astray? Are you not getting the most value out of your installed Dynamics CRM system? Let us know, and we can help .


2017 Gartner SPM Magic Quadrant #gartner #magic #quadrant #report


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A Leader 4X Running in Gartner’s SPM Magic Quadrant

For the fourth time in a row, CallidusCloud is positioned among the leaders in the SPM Magic Quadrant. And we’re not just a leader—we’re positioned highest along the Ability-to-Execute Axis and furthest for Completeness of Vision. The Gartner Sales Performance Management Magic Quadrant examines the fast-growing SPM space and identifies the options that are the best for driving your sales, increasing your competitive advantage, and effectively planning your territory and quota strategies. It’s no coincidence that we’ve been positioned as a leader for four consecutive reports. Learn why CallidusCloud earned a spot in the leader quadrant and how it compares against Gartner analysts’ priorities for SPM.

Download the report today to discover how SPM leaders like CallidusCloud have had to:

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