Ed Ellett, Patrick Moorhead

Tableau: The Wiz Of Data Viz Prepares For New Era

Earlier this month I attended the Tableau Conference 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. The annual event draws Tableau partners, developers, and customers together to learn about the latest data visualization solutions. The group collectively and proudly refer to themselves as “the data family.” This year around 18,000 congregated in Las Vegas. As a data-fanatic, former data-driven marketing executive for …

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Adobe MAX Highlights: New Apps And Updated Business Outlook

Last week, the Adobe Max 2019 conference took place in Los Angeles, CA. Those in attendance at the annual event include Adobe partners, developers and creative professional customers that all come together to see the latest solutions. This year around 15,000 in total descended on LA to attend. As an amateur content creator, digital media and …

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Poly Delivers A Full House Device Portfolio For Microsoft Teams At Ignite

The Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference took place this week in Orlando, Florida. The annual event is an occasion for Microsoft, its partners, developers and IT professional customers to all come together and see the latest solutions from the tech giant. As a unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) industry veteran and former CEO, I wanted to …

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Poly: The Comeback “Mojo” Is Building

Poly has an undeniable track record of innovation and leadership, including both major components of Poly (Plantronics + Polycom). Given the recent merger, I looked forward to the analyst briefing last week to meet the key leaders, and learn about their current plans. As a unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) industry veteran and former CEO, …

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Zoom Zen: Mastering The Art Of Simplicity

I recently attended the Zoom Communications annual event for customers, partners, analysts, press and employees. Creatively named Zoomtopia, the two-day event was held in San Jose, CA. If you have not heard of Zoom, it is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider specifically focused on video communications, from the cloud versus on an on-premises server. Given that the functional focus …

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