About Valerie Knight

Valerie is Ignite Collaborations Director of Marketing with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. She's skilled in Sales, Management, Business Intelligence, Business Development, Business Process Improvement and has a general passion for all things technology.

Things just got better for Teams users. Here’s how.

Microsoft and Cisco have announced a partnership that promises to build seamless interoperability for collaboration services. The two technology juggernauts are working together to make direct guest join capability from one another's video conferencing device a reality. According to Ilya Bukshteyn, Partner Director for Microsoft Teams, the new approach will deliver a familiar meeting [...]

By |2020-04-22T14:48:34-06:00November 25th, 2019|Blogs, Cisco|0 Comments

The not-so-simple answer to compliance and cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the most prevalent challenges on the minds of today’s IT leaders. In a recent Twitter chat led by Myles Suer of CIO.com, participants listed cybersecurity among their top organizational, talent development, and investment priorities for 2019. In the same conversation, CIOs admitted that they continue to struggle with tension between IT [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:44:32-06:00August 22nd, 2019|Blogs, IgniteSSG|0 Comments

These 3 questions could fix your relationships with end-users

Anyone who’s worked in an office environment is familiar with the disconnect that sometimes exists between IT and non-IT staff. It’s understandable, really. People naturally have different ideas about what’s important and how to get things done. And for the most part, nobody talks about how one affects the other.   It’s no surprise, then, [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:43:54-06:00July 24th, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments

IGNITE EXPANDS CUSTOMERS’ EXPERIENCE WITH NEW CYBER SECURITY VENTURE

When Steven Taylor first decided to become an entrepreneur, it wasn’t to get rich quick or patent the world’s next big innovation. It was to bring people and technology together - minus the frustration and headaches. Working in the unified communications industry for over 20 years, Taylor saw that [...]

By |2019-07-23T10:01:53-06:00May 27th, 2019|General, IgniteSSG|0 Comments

Set your employees up for success with Technology Adoption

Think about the last big change you experienced. Maybe it was moving to a new city, or changing jobs. Perhaps a major purchase, like a house. How did all of that uncertainty make you feel, and why? Change. It’s all around us, and we do not like it. It introduces negative emotions like fear and [...]

By |2019-05-02T13:27:51-06:00April 8th, 2019|Blogs, Cisco, General, Technology Adoption|0 Comments

Technology Adoption vs. Training: What’s the difference?

As a leader, you know instinctively that your company must continuously evolve to meet ever-changing challenges. Innovations in digital technology promise to make your workforce efficient and more productive, yet research suggests we haven’t been able to move the needle on employee engagement in decades. Why? Let’s look at the [...]

By |2019-04-24T12:15:49-06:00March 6th, 2019|Blogs, Cisco, Technology Adoption|0 Comments