Every day, numbers of virtual meetings take place, using videoconferencing technology. The technology allows employees to plan meetings regardless of time, location or device. One can actively share content during the virtual meeting, for example computer images and/or the input of an external camera.
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These days it is well known that videoconferencing offers major benefits to organisations and their employees: the commute is reduced and the productivity is increased. However, to be able to profit from these benefits, you need to use the right video solutions. After all, not all tools have the same possibilities. Successful usage depends on different factors.
Modern technologies are changing the way we interact, communicate and collaborate these days. It is no longer a problem for employees to work at different locations. Different locations and workspaces can result in higher productivity, lower expenses and quicker decisions.
Video call or conferece call plays an important role in this New Way of Working.
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It is not just work that is being done at the office. Research, carried out by OfficeTime.net, shows that employees spend between one to two hours every day on activities that are not related to their work. Private communications and social media prove to be great distractions, following various studies.
Camera, microphone, monitor, speaker and codec. These are the five essential components that constitute a video collaboration solution. The camera and microphone capture the image and sound at one location. The codec converts the video and audio into a digital signal and compresses it before sending it out over the network. At the other end, the codec decompresses the signal and feeds the picture to a monitor and the sound to a loudspeaker.
Working in isolation is a non-existent in all organizations today, whether you are in a large or small enterprise. Managing and connecting with people inside and outside of your business is as vital today as it has been since humankind came into existence. Without collaboration and cooperation, your business would not survive.
In this increasingly technological world we have seen vast changes in the way that we communicate and do business over the course of the past decade. Teleconferencing, videoconferencing, webinars, and other long distance communications advancements have made working and meeting with far away colleagues and clientele possible and very cost-effective.
When we think about The New Way of Working (NWW) we usually think about flexible work, home working, reducing costs because of fewer needed workplaces, etc. But NWW goes beyond that. If we only take the technological approach, we lose sight of an important point. This point concerns people and their needs: How can we enable people to properly work together at a distance?
As a result of the New Way of Working, organisations allow their employees to work anywhere regardless of their location. At the office, at the client or at home. More and more organisations see the added value of the New Way of Working. There are different reasons for this:
Video conferencing is quickly becoming a core component of the 21st century’s workplace experience, leaving IT departments with a growing challenge: video, which historically was a convenience and not a mission-critical technology, is not a core competency for IT.