When did the IT purchasing process become like Congress?

I find it interesting the amount of effort most technology professionals exert to keep their vendors at arms length.  They seem to be so worried about being “sold to,” that they forget to engage the vendors in a way that can be an incredible asset to their organizations.   At the same time most vendors spend huge amounts of time and energy explaining that they are “consultative” sellers and not box pushers.  They work every day at breaking down walls to get the “customer” to listen and lament that they only want to do what is best for the customer. This
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Join us for Avaya BYOD, UC Ecosystem Management and Lunch with SCTNA in Irvine, CA!

Thursday June 21st, 8:30 AM – 1 PM Come hear how the power of VXSuite will help you manage your unified communications ecosystem. Learn how Avaya BYOD and Flair can help your business and about the latest Avaya promos, specials and upgrades. 8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast & Registration 9:00 – 9:50 Business Meeting and Open Discussion 9:50 – 10:00 Break 10:00 – 10:15 Introduction to Black Box (Nicole Lau, Blackbox) 10:15 – 10:45 Presentation 1 – VXSuite (Presented by Amy Bailey, VXSuite) 10:45 – 11:30 Presentation 2 – Avaya BYOD Enterprise and Flair Demo (Presented by Avaya & Lisa Ward,
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