Presentations that Resonate: The Shift from Impress to Express

In the realm of impactful communication, it’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to dazzle our audience with our knowledge and expertise. However, true connection and lasting impact come from a place of authenticity and value, not from the grandiosity of our presentation skills. Taking cues from contemporary insights and my own experiences, … Read more

The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline

The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline In an era where rapid technological evolution seems to render yesterday’s innovations obsolete, the humble landline has surprisingly held its ground despite the pervasive rise of mobile communications. However, recent developments suggest that this stalwart of telecommunication is undergoing a significant transformation, signaling both an end and … Read more

Google Shifting in the AI Era

Google is developing a powerful AI chatbot called Gemini as an alternative to traditional search engines. Previously known as Bard, Gemini is designed to understand text, voice, images, and more, making it a more interactive and versatile way to access information. Right now, Gemini is being tested in various formats, including a mobile app. It … Read more

Chrome Gets 3 New Generative AI Features

Google Chrome is introducing three new generative AI features to make browsing easier and more personalized. These features are all aimed at making browsing the internet easier and more fun. The first feature is Tab Organizer, which automatically suggests and creates tab groups based on your open tabs. This helps you manage multiple tasks more … Read more

The Remote Work Paradox: Bosses Push for Office Return Despite Preferring Remote Work Themselves

In a recent twist in the remote work saga, it’s become evident that bosses prefer working remotely more than their employees. This counterintuitive trend underlines a growing paradox in the corporate world. Despite their personal preferences for remote work, many leaders are still pushing for a return to traditional office environments. As someone who’s been … Read more

Microsoft Launches Bing AI Image Creator 3D for Instagram

Microsoft has launched a new feature called Bing AI Image Creator 3D for Instagram. This feature allows users to turn text into visually appealing 3D images that can be shared on Instagram. It simplifies the process of image creation, offering customization options for size, style, and camera angle. Users can easily create unique and engaging … Read more

Victoria’s Secret & Co. is using AI to make shopping more personalized and inclusive

Just before the National Retail Federation conference and trade show in New York City, Victoria’s Secret told the world it is working with Google Cloud to use artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the online shopping experience. The retail lingerie chain is exploring the use of AI in several ways, including creating a virtual assistant powered … Read more

Navigating the Future of Telecommunications: A Deep Dive into IT Expo 2024’s Most Anticipated Panels

At IT Expo 2024, which will be held again in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting Tuesday, February 13th,  I’ll moderate five panels exploring cutting-edge IT and telecom topics, from generational IT strategies to the Metaverse’s impact on telcos. These sessions aim to bridge knowledge gaps, inspire innovation, and provide strategic insights for attendees to shape the … Read more

The VoIP Hardware Business Has The Pulver Order to Thank

The Pulver Order of 2004 significantly influenced the SIP phone industry, catalyzing growth and innovation among key players like Snom, Poly, Grandstream, Yealink, and Logitech. The industry’s expansion was demonstrated through increasing revenues and diversified product ranges, highlighting the order’s impact on creating a conducive environment for VoIP technologies to thrive. Since the FCC’s historic … Read more

The Pulver Order: A Game Changer in Telecom – The Andy Analysis

In 2004, when the FCC dropped the Pulver Order bombshell, it wasn’t just a regulatory shift; it was a seismic wave that redefined the telecom battleground. This wasn’t just about legal jargon; it was a green light for a telecom renaissance, where VoIP wasn’t just a tool but a weapon for industry titans. In reality, … Read more