Why Managers Should Embrace Videoconferencing
Among office workers, there’s a complaint so common that it borders on cliche:
“This meeting should have been an email.”
For all the different contexts it’s used in, what always drives this message is frustration over time management. It represents employees wanting to just do their job, not get pulled from their desks to hear information that could be given in a more streamlined way.
What device do you want in your home and how do you manage the balance of working in the home environment?
Now that the future for offices containing the majority of the companies staff seems even more uncertain, a viewpoint that has been strengthened by Twitter who have announced their staff do not need to return to the office but instead are free to continue to work smarter from home, does this raise the question, what device is best for smart workers?
Core Elements to Look for in a Video Solution
Amid all the massive growth that UCC is undergoing overall, one particularly explosive area is videoconferencing.
As anyone who’s been paying attention to changes in smart working can tell you, video seems poised to dominate the UCC market. Statistics back up that inference, too: according to Gartner, in-person meetings are set to drop to just 25% of all meetings in favor of virtual platforms. Continue reading
6 Free Tech Tools to Stay Focused at Home
As said in a previous post, one unfortunate fact about working from home is that we all have to deal with distractions.
In that post, we discussed some ways of thinking that can keep you on track — but, for some, those tips might be too abstract. Plenty of us need something a little more concrete to block out the allure of our phone or unproductive websites.
But don’t fret if that’s the case for you. To get more direct about blocking distractions, we recommend using the following six tools, add-ons and apps. (Better yet, each one is totally free!) Continue reading
Establishing the current state of your marketing can seem like a huge, overwhelming task, especially if your company doesn’t have anyone dedicated to a marketing role. So what do you do when you know you have to do something
? Fear not, because with this easy marketing audit you’ll be able to assess what your marketing impact looks like now and how you can create a plan for a successful future. Continue reading