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many organizations pay very little attention to the security of virtual meetings – a lot of companies still have outdated security software or lack the necessary security policies.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. …
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.
Setting up a large conference call is a lot of work. From scheduling invites …
Communication is detrimental to the success of any given business. It has to be consistent, strategic and must incorporate the right tools, among which is the administration of business meetings and conferences.
Businesses today are no longer restricted to one particular geographic location. Projects may involve employees working from different parts of the globe and conference calls allow clients and contractors to connect easily and efficiently with the employees.
Thanks to technology’s continuous innovation, it is now possible to conduct conferences virtually where participants from all over the globe can readily access and connect to.
Conducting conference calls is a collaborative tool for bringing employees together regardless of their physical location. Businesses offering conference calls and virtual meetings seek to continuously improve their services to meet the ever-changing demands of their clients and further attract new ones. As more and more companies are taking advantage of conference calls, its users …
Technology continues to pave the way for efficient means of communication within organizations. One of the many advancements is the way in which we conduct meetings. Organizations are slowly breaking free from the traditional face-to-face meetings because of the convenience and cost effectiveness for more and more employees working remotely; now, many businesses are opting to utilize virtual meetings.
Virtual meetings are real-time interactions that happen or take place over the internet or via a conference call with participants from all over the globe. This allows people involved to share and exchange data and information in real-time without being physically located in one place. This, in turn, will mean lesser costs and increased productivity. Moreover, it will save employees the trouble of having to schedule board rooms, conference areas, event spaces, travel to the location, etc.
There are several types of virtual meetings depending on the agenda of a particular …
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.