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451 Doodle Went to Town

This week the Yankee Group Research was acquired by 451 group. It’s another indication of how the analyst business is changing. Yankee’s history involves several owners. The firm was founded…

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I’m Dave, your personal Telecommunications Contemplator. Most industry professionals gravitate toward the role of Analyst, Consultant or Journalist; I blend all three via commentary, research, and perspective on current enterprise business communications. You’ll find interviews, podcasts, and independent research here.

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How To Host an Analyst Conference

This post is written to the analyst relations folks at UC vendors. The opinions below are officially mine, but several opinions went into the making of this post. Most vendors…

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Announcing TalkingPointz

Welcome to my new site: – the new home for PinDropSoup. It was four years ago this month that I started PinDropSoup as a telecom blog. A lot has…

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Don Brown ININ

Interacting with Interactive’s Don Brown

[This interview first appeared on NoJitter on July 16, 2015] Dr. Don Brown, CEO of Interactive Intelligence, is a serial entrepreneur with a history of success. His first software company…

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