Siemens Enterprise Communications Rethinks The Future of User Communication Interfaces and Experience
The communications industry changed in 2007 with the iPhone introduction, resulting in a fundamental change in the way people communicate! Smartphone communications experience is richer and as such employees are demanding to use their iOS and Android devices at work, which has ushered in the Bring You Own Devices era. But there’s a divide between smartphones and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC)? How do IT leaders bridge the gap between BYOD and UCC investments? I talk with Jan Hickisch of Siemens about the bridge it’s building to link BYOD and UCC from a user experience point of view.
Duration 9 minutes and 32 seconds:
Lippis Intro/Analysis @ : 00:10 sec
Question 1 @ 2:01 sec: Let’s start with a discussion about how Siemens is adjusting its product set to user adoption of mobile platforms and what changes you anticipate in user experience
Question 2 @ 3:05 sec: There’s a concept that Siemens calls “vibrant conversations” to describe the future of user experience. Can you elaborate?
Question 3 @ 5:00 sec: Another Siemens’ concept in the area of user interfaces and experiences is “thought trail”. What is it and how does it work?
Question 4 @ 6:43 sec: There’s one last concept I want to explore and that’s “unified domains” for presence, messaging, contact and directory integration within OpenScape UC Mobile? What is unified domains and how does it work.
Question 5 @ 7:47 sec: The coolest feature of OpenScape UC Mobile is Call Swipe; can you quickly describe?
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