Tag Archives: collaboration

Eight Ways Remote Work is More Productive Than Working in an Office

Eight Ways Remote Work is More Productive Than Working in an Office

Between the global pandemic and a shift in employee preferences, the option to work from home is more desirable than ever. And, remote teams have been proven to be more productive than their in-office counterparts. 85% of businesses report that remote work has improved their overall productivity! Check out why: 1. No Commute Driving or taking public transportation to work takes a great deal …

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How Top-Performing Marketing Groups Use Webcasting Technology to Fuel the Funnel

Webcasting Technology to Fuel the Funnel

Marketers have a myriad of lead generation tools at their disposal. From SEO tactics to PPC ads, email marketing messages, and social media campaigns, there are endless forms of strategies designed to capture the attention of potential leads. Top marketers also use these tactics to promote their upcoming webcasts, which are used to direct potential leads into the marketing funnel. Are …

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How to Avoid Straining Your Network When Live Streaming

oid Straining Your Network When Live Streaming

There is nothing worse than the build-up to a large, live online event, only to experience network failures. This experience not only disrupts your event, but it also puts a damper on your brand’s reputation when webcast participants have trouble viewing your content. If you’re concerned about potential network errors and failures—which online event and webcast producers should be—keep these tips …

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Five Tips for Creating a Virtual Onboarding Experience for New Employees

Tips for Creating a Virtual Onboarding Experience for New Employees

Even before the pandemic, companies and HR departments across the globe were adopting remote working policies to help employees lead better lives. Part of a telecommuting environment involves onboarding new employees from wherever they may be. Since traditional office tours and face-to-face employee introductions are out of the question, companies are adopting virtual onboarding experiences. Use these five tips to …

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Six Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits That Are Fun and Effective

Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

With the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit organizations are scrambling to stay afloat. These organizations rely on fundraising and sponsorship events to raise donations that keep their efforts operational. However, nonprofits can still raise money without hosting in-person events. With a bit of creativity and help from reliable webcasting technology, nonprofit organizations can thrive in 2020 and beyond by hosting these virtual fundraising …

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What Features Do Users Want From Their UC&C Providers?

Enterprises that seek improved collaboration and communication are increasingly utilizing UC&C providers. According to a study by Gartner, global spending on UC&C will reach $44.2 billion in 2021. As employers continue to implement unified communications software in the workplace, providers need to meet rising customer expectations. When selecting a unified communications and collaboration tool for their enterprises, organization leaders seek providers …

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The Power of Stellar UI and UX for Team Collaboration

The Power of Stellar UI and UX for Team Collaboration

Join the video call, exchange pleasantries, get to work. Easy, right? Yes – but only if the video conferencing platform has the stellar user interface and user experience to support such real-time connections and seamless collaborations. With relevant features presented through simple, intuitive UI and UX design, employees and clients can collaborate without any cases of “How do I join?” …

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3 Reasons to Implement Live Video Streaming

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A vibrant and effective tool, video is the future of efficient and cost-effective company-wide communication. Here are a few reasons to consider implementing live video streaming in your office: 1. Enhance Internal Communication You give your external audiences the five-star experience, but you can’t forget to treat your employees with the same spirited attention. They’re your biggest brand ambassadors, which …

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2018 Future of Business Collaboration eBook

Digital transformation is inevitable and the use of digital tools have become a staple in how we conduct our daily, hyper-connected lives – especially in the office. In this era of digital transformation, the digital worker and the intelligent enterprise have moved from reacting to predicting the market, evolving trends and the consumer path. As our workplace evolves, the digital …

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Technology Resolutions for 2018

As the final few weeks of 2017 approach, we find ourselves in the tricky conundrum of trying to finish the year strong while simultaneously planning ahead for the upcoming year. As a result, the December month places an extraordinary amount of pressure on technology leaders. Although it’s easy to get consumed with year-ending projects, it is extremely important to ensure …

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Making Your Remote Workers Your Most Engaged Workers

Let’s look at that title for a second. Could remote employees be your most-engaged workers? Aren’t they just scattered across the globe doing who knows what? Well, we beg to differ. Remote employees can be your most engaged and productive workers when you’ve got the right collection of tech in the toolbox. A recent study found that 77 percent of …

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Can Company Culture Kill Tech Adoption?

For large enterprises, it can be a struggle to implement new technology with the growing needs of employees today. A recent study shows that businesses typically understand that new technology is important for users and organizational growth, but fail to implement it effectively in their environments. For example, this study finds that 84 percent of technology leaders believe cloud-based solutions …

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How To Switch Gears When Feeling Overwhelmed

Have you ever gotten stuck or distracted during a work assignment? Or have you been given too many projects at once and can’t effectively manage your time? In the face of many tasks to complete, it can be easy sit at your desk and dread the work that lies ahead. We’ve all done it before. We have a million things …

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Going Mobile is the Future of the Workplace

In order to succeed in today’s world, businesses must prepare for a sophisticated and modern approach to productivity, collaboration and communications through mobile enablement. According to a recent study, 90 percent of IT decision makers say that mobility is critical to business growth and fuels productivity, customer engagement and competitiveness. Cell phones seem to be attached to our hands now …

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Four Non-Cliché Holiday Tips to Keep You Productive

This may come as a surprise to you, but the holiday season is here. That means holiday music, eggnog, family get-togethers and the many yearly traditions will soon be all around us. It can be difficult to not daydream at work or lick your chops at the thought of all the food you will consume. However, this time of year, …

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Collaboration Tools to Close Out a Strong Q4

For many companies, November and December mean a close to the fiscal or calendar year. These final months of the year will determine whether an organization’s goals were met and if they made progress from the previous year. Also, this gives organizations a chance to begin thinking about plans for the upcoming year. Further, the holidays can be known for …

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Analyst Insights: Selecting a Collaboration Provider (Part Two)

The pressure is mounting on IT professionals to either roll-out a high-performing communications portfolio or face the consequences. In fact, employees attribute 86 percent of workplace failures due to a lack of collaboration. That means enterprises lose money when their communications are not successful. The issues, in most cases, stems from organizations not understanding what success looks like in a …

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Scariest Meeting Moments: PGi Employee Edition

We’ve all been on a conference call or virtual meeting when someone or something just seemed out of place – a line left off mute or a video stream that presented a “unique” situation. With Halloween right around the corner, we asked our PGi team members to share some of the scariest, funniest and most awkward meeting moments from this …

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Pros and Cons of the Multiple Vendor Approach to Unified Communications

Let’s face it – the Unified Communications (UC) industry is flooded with different vendors all promising they have the best solution for any type of communications need your enterprise may have. Although it’s good to have options, IT professionals can be inundated with so many choices and it is complicated to understand which UC solution or solutions best fits your …

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Drive Productivity with New GlobalMeet Features

PGi’s commitment to evolve our products to meet the changing needs of today’s enterprise stems from our dedication to our customers and creating a stellar user experience. In IT circles, the death of Flash is well documented by developers and software companies as the industry move towards HTML5. HTML5 allows developers to build more diverse and powerful websites and applications …

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