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This is our take on the whole meeting problem, presented in a visual way.
"Meeting" is defined as "an act or process of coming together as an assembly for a common purpose". Meetings can serve a number of useful purposes. They can be used to spread the information and keep every employee informed about projects, progress, decisions, changes, or new initiatives. They can be used to brainstorm and solve problems. They can be used to coordinate the activities and efforts of different parts of the organization. They can also provide good two-way communications between managers and staff. But in all cases the purpose and the rules of a meeting are defined by the person who called the meeting. Are you interested in learning more on this topic? Then, join us in welcoming the 14th issue of the last week's top links! Stay tuned!
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According to Unisfair, virtual events company, more and more companies are choosing virtual events and environments as part of their business routine. 87% of marketers predict that hybrid meetings will represent at least have of all the meetings within the next 5 years. Also, 62% of marketers wish to have an ability to attend a virtual event from e mobile device. It means that the work environment is going to become more and more mobile and flexible.
What are going to be the top meeting trends for 2011? Just observe your attendees at the meetings: iPhones, iPads and Android smart phones are taking over. Green meetings are predicted to be a trendy topic in 2011 as well as hybrid meetings.
Approximately 11 million meetings occur only in the United States each and every day. We commute to work, attend long meetings, and take thousands of notes. So, have you ever thought how much paper is used at every meeting you attend?
With the advent of virtual-meeting technology, the issue of how to format group meetings and events has become remarkably complex. Meetings can be completely virtual, completely face-to-face, or a hybrid of the two. Increasingly, planners are taking note of the efficiency of virtual meetings technology, much of it new and improved over years past, and using it to offer hybrid or blended meetings.
The global mobile worker population is predicted to grow to 1.19 billion or 35% of the worldwide workforce by 2013, thanks to technologies such as desktop virtualisation that has enabled people to work from anywhere and on any device. Meetings can now be moved from the conference room to the web and organizations can support real-time collaboration between dispersed co-workers or overseas customers and partners.
Virtual meeting are getting more and more widespread in today's business world. They save on travel time and costs, however, they lack the non-verbal aspect of the business meeting - body language. This is what basically makes a difference between face-to-face and virtual meetings. And this is what makes virtual meetings more difficult to conduct. So, how to get ready for a virtual meeting to make it more productive?
Web conferencing services are online programs that link computers from all over the world. Participants to these conferences can view the exact screen of the host, or simply view slide shows. It is an ever-growing technology that gets better and better as the world turns. There are many benefits in using this new meeting tool. We have listed just a few benefits, when in all reality there are an innumerable amount of reasons why you should start web conferencing. It might even save the planet, if you calculate all the empty airplane seats that might be spared