If you are using VoIP for remote communications, you will want to know where the people you are trying to reach are physically located. Bandwidth.
Russell Shaw's blog describes the emerging world of converged content, plus the Internet and mobile carriers, devices and services that sell and distribute this content to enterprises and consumers.
Instead of sipping drafts, how about drafting a SIP? Well, if you are interested in the security aspects of SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), some folks at the Internet Engineering Task Force have worked up a draft for a scalable solution that, according to the authors, "defines a Credential Service that uses a SIP subscribe/notify mechanism to discover author users' certificates and credentials and be notified about changes to these certificates.
If you're at a large corporation and aren't planning for VoIP, it may be time for you to get with it. I've been perusing Deloitte's new report, "Getting off the Ground: Why the move to VoIP is a decision for all CXOs.
The Prudential Equity Group's new report on Comcast sees VoIP as a linchpin of the cable giant's projected growth. Forbes.
Some of my colleagues hate Instant Messaging, viewing it as a diversion from business urgencies or strategically contemplative activities. I respect that, but I, and millions of others of enterprise and SOHO users, love IM for its back-channel conversational capabilities.