Tips, tricks and industry information for video conferencing users, remote workers and small to medium-sized businesses.
Video conferencing can be a very powerful tool. It helps build stronger and faster relationships, allows for more effective communication and collaboration, and most importantly, allows you to use your time wisely so you can get more done each workday. The best part of video conferencing is you can replace most meetings with video meetings, cutting travel costs for your company. So, it surprises me when company's still prefer to use the telephone for meetings... We'll explain why you should stop hosting conference calls and opt for video conferencing face-to-face communication instead.
It’s easy to look past how our daily habits negatively impact the environment. It’s even easier to forget how the company you work for affects the environment. Whether we recognize how our actions impact the world or not, what we do unquestionably leaves a lasting footprint. Whether you’re a business owner looking for ways to “go green” or an employee who wants to lead the charge in making your company more environmentally-friendly, video conferencing can help your cause.
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Cloud-based video conferencing solutions can provide huge savings potential for small to medium-sized businesses. It is not always easy to show the value of time savings, but numbers don't lie. When trying to convince your financially-minded boss the cost of video conferencing is worth it, make sure you speak your boss' language, by explaining how video conferencing will improve the bottom line. We'll help you build your business case so you can start working more efficiently and increase your company's productivity.
Did you know your work-life balance and exercise can affect your productivity? In particular, focusing on your exercise and health can actually improve your professional output and increase productivity. Do you want to feel great and be more productive at work? With exercise and managing your time for better work-life balance, you will.
Remote teams can reduce an organization's costs, yet we still see managers reluctant to let their teams work from home, even if just part time. We all remember Yahoo's initiative to increase productivity by bringing everyone back in the office and banning remote working, we also remember it failing. So why do companies fail at working remotely? There is a critical element to managing remote teams and the success or failure of remote employees and remote jobs is usually dependent on it.
With more companies collaborating across locations and increasing remote job opportunities, it has created a demand for conferencing options to reduce travel time and costs. It seems more and more employees expect to have the option to "phone-in" a meeting these days. Because of this, you're now being tasked with the decision of what online meeting software (of the many video conferencing solutions out there) your company should purchase. It can be stressful! So to start, you must first understand your company's needs, wants, and goals. Answer these 8 questions before purchasing an online meeting software to help you find the best possible video conferencing solution for your organization.