14 August 2019

4 Things You Should Be Doing After Your Conference Calls

14 August 2019,
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There are a lot of conference call facilitation guidelines that you should keep in mind before and during your meeting but your responsibility as a host does not stop there – what happens after the call is as crucial as its beginning and middle. How you end a conference call and what you do afterward will impact the overall action plan and responsibilities of its attendees. Simply put, it doesn’t just end when you hang up the phone. You have to see to it that the deliverables discussed during the call will be worked on and accomplished within the discussed deadline.

Before you wrap up the call, check if every topic or issue on the agenda has been addressed. You can go over the key points and objectives really quick as a recap to make sure that everyone leaves with a clear understanding of their tasks.  Ask your attendees if


1 August 2019

Understanding the Risks That Comes with Conducting Virtual Meetings

1 August 2019,
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With the relentless threats to digital security nowadays, organizations and individuals’ first priority when it comes to communication within the business should be making sure that all the shared data and information is safe and secure. While the benefits of collaboration technologies such as virtual meetings are acknowledged, there are a number of risks and security implications that are neither totally understood nor properly dealt with. Strangely, many organizations pay very little attention to the security of virtual meetings – a lot of companies still have outdated security software or lack the necessary security policies. On a more granular level, it is typically an afterthought for most participants, even to some hosts, if they think of it at all. 

All types of meetings, whether conducted physically or virtually, often include the discussion of sensitive and confidential information which, when compromised, can result in failed projects or even loss of revenue.


26 July 2019

Challenges Commonly Encountered in Large Conference Calls

26 July 2019,
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When you work with various people from all over the globe, scheduling a meeting can be one of the most difficult tasks to accomplish. The emergence of companies providing conferencing services has fortunately made it easier for large-scale businesses with multiple locations to conduct meetings more conveniently. 

While the goal of large conference calls is to effectively connect employees from different geographic locations, it doesn’t mean that administering one and making sure it’s done successfully is an easy feat. A lot goes into organizing the call from setting it up to actually conducting it and even ending one. 

Failure to address common challenges can mean the difference between an efficient and professional meeting from a barely understood conference call that does not accomplish its goals.

Common Challenges Encountered in Large Conference Calls and Solutions:

Technical issues

Setting up a large conference call is a lot of work. From scheduling invites


14 March 2019

What is a Virtual Meeting and How Can You Utilize It?

14 March 2019,
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The use of virtual meetings have dramatically increased over the years to the point where it now plays a key role in the lives of businessmen. These meetings are constantly used in conducting business, either to communicate with clients or collaborate with their fellow employees residing in a different country. When used properly, it’s considered as an instrument that improves a company’s efficiency and productivity.

But what exactly is a virtual meeting?

Unlike traditional or face-to-face meetings, virtual meetings can be held anytime regardless of the participants’ current location or difference in time-zones. It lets colleagues discuss their ideas with one another without having to be together physically. As a result, it saves time and also cuts back on travel costs for everyone involved. Moreover, almost anyone can use it since it only requires a stable Internet connection, webcam, and audio, either via telephone, mobile phone, or a computer.

There


29 January 2019

Using a Conference Call Service for International Large Event Calls

29 January 2019,
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The use of international conference calls have become important for many businesses as this allows them to reach globally, therefore increasing their company’s potential and the possibility of having more clients. Moreover, by having international access, communication between the company and its employees, co-workers, colleagues, and the like, is achieved without the disadvantages that is commonly experienced with traditional meetings.

Traditionally, companies have to spend a great deal of time and money just to hold a meeting with someone residing in a different country. Not only will money be spent on travel expenses and venue reservation, but time and effort will be expended as well which can lead to a decrease in company productivity. This is where international conference calls come in. One of the many benefits that come with international conferencing is the ability to reach participants wherever they are, no matter the distance, with just a press of


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