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Trends That Will Shape the Future of the Contact Centre

by Kevin Gillingham | Aug 12, 2019

Some things never change. Companies that put their customers front and centre continue to thrive in a competitive market and, to this end, contact centres remain an indispensable touchpoint. But in our technology-filled world, where do your customers want to find you and what do they want to hear when they do? In a recent […]

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8 Steps to Maximizing Success in the IoT

by Kevin Gillingham | Jun 26, 2019

The IoT and the transformations it brings are filled with potential—access to expanding markets, the innovation of new service models, improved efficiencies, and more. But, despite those promises, there’s one question that often halts potential IoT-adopters in their tracks: Where do I begin? In a recent blog, Cisco looked more closely at what organizations can […]

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5 Factors Driving the Digital Building Transformation

by Kevin Gillingham | Feb 21, 2019

The digital building has become a widely talked about phenomenon, and today’s technological advances are rapidly turning ideas and concepts about it into realities. But behind the hype and excitement, what’s really motivating this evolution? In a whitepaper highlighting its digital building solutions, Cisco identified five influences that are moving organizations towards digital buildings. We’ve […]

Why You Need to Be Ready to Deploy a Digital Building Architecture

by Kevin Gillingham | May 29, 2018

The digital building is the foundation of your transformation, delivering efficiencies running throughout the entire lifecycle of your infrastructure including: Savings of up to 30% in energy use, maintenance, and spatial management. An over 15% increase in productivity. The elimination of as much as 50% of our energy waste. However you look at it, the […]

3 IoT Trends for 2018 (and Beyond)

by Kevin Gillingham | Mar 23, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting organizations and businesses across a range of industries, and it’s only getting started. Over 30% of organizations have already started using the IoT, and 69% either plan to or have in the next year. Joseph M. Bradley, Global Vice President of the Digital & IoT Professional Services Organization […]

The 6 Industries Leading the Way in the IoT

by Kevin Gillingham | Oct 17, 2017

The IoT is fundamentally changing how businesses operate, introducing ground-breaking new technologies and revolutionising existing ones. According to Gartner, IoT adoption across sectors stood at 43% by the end of 2016. Degrees of change fluctuate, however, with some industries being farther ahead than others. The Internet of Things Institute put together an article highlighting six […]

4 Insights on What a Digital Transformation Will Mean for Your Business

by Kevin Gillingham | Aug 30, 2017

The evolution of the Information Society is affecting businesses around the world—public and private, large and small, B2B and B2C. It’s demanding more from them, but it’s also offering rewards in return including increased productivity and better results. Keep reading to find out our thoughts on what the Digital Transformation has in store for your […]

Kevin Gillingham, Activo’s Vice President Sales and Marketing, Speaks about the Effects of the Digital Transformation in Education at York University’s Annual IT Day

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 07, 2017

On May 18th, York University held its annual IT Day conference at the Keele Campus in Toronto. Activo holds as a vendor of record with York University in infrastructure and was a proud platinum sponsor of this event. Over 250 IT staff, all involved with IT planning, support, and decision-making, attended this year’s IT Day. […]

6 Ways Technology is Driving a Digital Evolution in Education [Infographic]

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 07, 2017

Now more than ever, schools and universities around the world are coming to understand the value of digital transformation in education. Smart buildings and interconnected infrastructures enable people to reimagine what it means to be on a campus or in a classroom—whether they’re staff, faculty, students, or researchers. What Is Making These Changes Possible? We’ve […]

Thank You for Helping Us Make Our Digital Building Technology Seminar Such a Success!

by Kevin Gillingham | May 24, 2017

Last Tuesday, we held our Digital Building Technology seminar at the Cisco Toronto Canadian Innovation Centre. This event brought together leading industry experts to explore how the convergence of building infrastructures and information technology is rapidly transforming the structures, systems, and work environments of organizations around the world and forever changing facility and IT management. Our speakers […]