At the community college, our phone system has been synced with our computer system for about a year now.
On the face of it, it’s a good idea for voicemail to show up as email. Instead of listening to a series of voice messages on your phone, you can see who called and get a speech-to-text translation of what the caller said.
But I’m not sure Microsoft Speech Technology shouldn’t have spent more time in product refinement. Some of the messages I’ve read have made me scratch my head, and others laugh out loud.