Industry Affiliations, Publications, & Presentations
Past President, The Society of Communication Technology Consultants, International (2006-2008, www.sctcconsultants.org). The SCTC is a association of independent information and communications technology (ICT) professionals dedicated to three key principles:
1. Enhancing the professional growth and development of members: 2. Building a network of partnerships among the members to deliver high quality solutions to clients; 3. Sustaining a network of independent consultants, who adhere to high ethical standards as written in the STC Code of Ethics.
The STC's Code of Ethics are the parameters by which TBG conducts its business. Byron Battles signs the Code of Ethics annually.
Mr. Battles contributes regularly to industry web sites and publications. From 2006-2009, Mr. Battles was a "UC Expert" affiliated with Unified Communications Strategies (www.unstrategies.com). UC Strategies is "an industry resource for enterprises, vendors, system integrators, and anyone interested in the growing Unified Communications arena. A supplier of objective information on Unified Communications, UC Strategies is supported by an alliance of leading communication industry advisors, analysts, and consultants, who have worked in the various segments of Unified Communications since its inception."
Mr. Battles has contributed to NoJitter.com (www.nojitter.com ), a premier industry forum for the exchange of ideas, trends, and developments.
Presentations & Publications
Contributor for NoJitter.com (formerly Business Communications Review magazine), www.nojitter.com
Coauthored article with Sara Uzel (Technology Trends Group) in Internet Telephony, “Silencing the Skeptics:IP Telephony is Not a Conspiracy,” April 2002.
Speaker at professional conferences and seminars:
March 2011, Enterprise Connect, Orlando 2011, Moderator for “Five Top Ways to Avoid Telecom Expenses” sessionApril 2014, ACUTA conference, “Beyond the Hype: Real World Look at Hosted vs. Premises-Based Solutions,” Dallas, TX