Video meetings save travel time (and potentially the need to wear pants), but there’s an art to getting the most from them. Follow these 10 tips for more effective video meetings.
Video conferencing can range from simple Google Hangouts through to dedicated rooms with high-end equipment. Whatever the technology, these tips can help ensure your conference is clear, concise and productive.
Test the connection in advance
If you’re using your own machine rather than a dedicated videoconferencing room, test that the connection is working ahead of time. If there are network problems and you need to switch to a backup, you’ll want to know ahead of time rather than after the meeting has started.