The Last Foot to the Mouth: Why Your Choice of Headsets Matters

T. Banting
T. Banting

Summary Bullets:

  • Organizations are still failing to recognize the value in deploying specific devices to suit their employees’ varying workstyles.
  • To get the most out of their UC investment and the productivity of their employees, managers should ensure that the last foot to the mouth (i.e., the distance between the headset and the device) is a primary consideration.

As a former British soldier in a Signals regiment, I was told the vital importance of communications by means of a battlefield story. The short version tells of a message being sent back up the chain of command which originally stated: “Send reinforcements, we’re going to advance.” The message was finally received as: “Send three and fourpence, we’re going to a dance.” Regardless of the authenticity of the tale (or indeed the context), clarity remains an essential component of modern day communications. Continue reading “The Last Foot to the Mouth: Why Your Choice of Headsets Matters”