How Remote Work is Creating a Happier, Healthier Society

In the not so distant past, going into the office everyday was just part of the job. While telecommuting was the norm for some fields (mostly IT), others are now just implementing the infrastructure to facilitate remote working capabilities. With adequate 2-way technology that comes with high quality audio and video, and other features that ensure smooth communication, many industries are following suit, like sales and admin, customer service, teaching and training, marketing, writing, creative services and more. Even hybrid solutions (flex time, remote and office hours, etc.) are cropping up in other fields. There’s a reason for this upward trend, and it’s showing signs of heightened productivity, focus and output – to name a few!

Video conferencingCities are growing larger and more spread out. So too are businesses with more clients, more employees and higher metrics to attain. With growth comes change, and not all change is bad, especially if it means sitting at home in your pajamas working on your laptop. Consider the abundant benefits that come along with telecommuting when you don’t have to battle traffic or even get dressed.… Read more →

Is Your Business On The Brink Of Expansion? Consider Upgrading to Callbridge

It wasn’t very long ago that the idea of video conferencing seemed like a pipe dream. It was a luxury deemed far too expensive for anyone to conceive of having unless you were a big name company or enterprise. Nowadays, things couldn’t be more different! With the advent of the internet and all of the technological developments that have snowballed and exponentially multiplied across various industries because of it, video conferencing solutions are a driving force behind every size of business! It’s a dream come true!

video conferencingLarge or small, video conferencing is the go-to for plenty of businesses including mom and pop shops, boutique agencies, freelancers, consulting firms and more. Not only does management want to incorporate video conferencing into their workflow, employees are reaping the benefits too. Both parties are seeing the perks that come with the transition to digital – better team collaboration, more facetime, and of course, the ability to work remotely. Video conferencing is the second best option to meeting in person, and gives way to better communication by means of picking up on gesticulations, nuances, body language, facial expressions, and more!… Read more →

Classrooms Are Going Digital With This 1 Tool That Enhances Learning

Teacher conferenceJust like technology has taken precedence in our everyday lives, it’s also become a huge part of the classroom. The way in which students learn is far more engaging and hands-on than it was only years ago as more schools are ‘going digital.’ These fully integrated lessons supported by technology (rather than just using it as an aid) are creating a more dynamic environment for students to absorb course material. Perhaps one of the reasons adding technology to the classroom has been so beneficial is that students feel they are being spoken to and taught on their level in a digital language they can grasp.

There are plenty of ways tech is revolutionizing the classroom, and the online whiteboard is one of them. Much like a chalkboard, but exponentially better, it is able to convey information and help users describe complex thoughts. Not only does an online whiteboard allow users to draw, erase and place shapes into a completely virtual sketchpad, but you can also select multiple colors and shapes and draw on the go to help make your abstract idea concrete. This is only the beginning of what an online whiteboard can do. Here’s how it can positively impact the classroom as well:… Read more →

How Online Meetings Can Engage Students And Educators To Be Here Now

Lecture EducationIn the field of education, running an online school or facilitating a study group can sometimes feel like herding sheep! There is a lot to take into account. For students, it’s providing a virtual space for them to connect and collaborate. For teachers, it’s recording lectures and for administration, it’s connecting face-to-face with colleagues and recruits from home without breaking the bank on expensive software.

Between students, professors and administrators, there are a lot of costs, schedules and course content to consider. A free conference call and video conferencing might just be the exact approach you need to get everyone present and engaged. This is how your next meeting can be made more hard-hitting, effective and most importantly, fully attended by hosting a free conference call (or free video call):… Read more →

4 Reasons Why Recording Your Meetings Improves Performance

If you need any more proof that video has become such an integral part of our lives at home and in business, just take a quick scan around you. Notice the use of a camera in the technology you use every day, like in the corner of your smartphone, at the top of your computer, even at a busy intersection downtown. Everywhere, we have the ability to see via a lens and be transported somewhere else.

Meeting RecordLike in a meeting, perhaps? For your next brainstorming or networking sync, open your email and you’ll most probably see video recording details attached. Easy, reliable, and with all the bells and whistles to improve any meeting, group communication video technology has become an effective way we communicate with each other.… Read more →