5 Ways to Use Online Video Conferencing to Lead Your Remote Workforce

Almost every industry has embraced the concept of working remotely, necessary in the current working environment. The number of people working from home or elsewhere has been trending up in North America for the past decade. Articles have come out supporting remote work, stating that it increases productivity, efficiency and morale.

But nothing comes without challenges, and with teammates abroad, there are some issues that might arise during the day-to-day. An appropriate solution is online video conferencing, which we will discuss in this post.

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4 Ways Your Non-Profit Can Use Screen Sharing

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How your non-profit can use free screen sharing to get everyone on the same page

Screen sharing, or desktop sharing, is a very useful collaboration tool for groups and organizations of all kinds. What at one time required individuals to physically convene in order to view can now be easily shared online between group members’ computer screens anywhere in the world. With so many different applications for screen sharing, it is not hard to see why it has quickly become a favorite tool for many nonprofit organizations. Here are a few of the ways that nonprofit organizations utilize web-based screen sharing to educate and collaborate.

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First Artificial Intelligence-Powered Meeting Assistant Enters Market

Toronto (February 7, 2018) – iotum, an Inc. 5000 company, announced its Artificial Intelligence meeting assistant, Cue™, is available to use in-market for virtual meeting platform, Callbridge™.

Callbridge is the world’s most advanced virtual meeting system and includes core features such as YouTube video streaming for Webinars, deep personalization, and an Artificial Intelligence bot named ‘Cue’.

Callbridge is the first meeting platform to provide an AI meeting assistant on a commercial basis. Cisco and Zoom have announced the intention to develop AI for meetings but as of this writing have not released a commercial-grade product.

“We worked with customer feedback for a long time on this,” said Jason Martin, CEO of iotum. “We’re glad to be first in market with AI for live meetings. It’s interesting to see how a smaller firm like ours approached this challenge. I’m sure Cisco and Zoom will have a different take.”

Cue is available exclusively with all versions of Callbridge, iotum’s enterprise-class virtual meeting platform. Cue uses powerful speech-to-text technology and natural language processing to automatically create a smart summary of every Callbridge meeting. Cue extracts keywords, adds hashtags, finds dates mentioned and creates a meaningful summary and raw transcript. Callbridge makes every detail of your meetings searchable, just like your email inbox. Future releases of Cue will add more features.

“Cue makes meetings meaningful, improves productivity and aids compliance,” said Martin. “Callbridge has all the critical features you’d expect in a meeting platform such as video, screen sharing, chat, document presentation and so on. But Callbridge comes with more than you expect, and it makes it so easy.”

Callbridge is available now at www.Callbridge.com. No additional purchase is required for Cue.

About iotum

A leader in teleconferencing and group communications, iotum builds cutting-edge products to enhance remote collaboration for organizations of any size. Each of iotum’s offerings is an affordable, reliable and feature-rich virtual meeting and collaboration service.

Over the past 5 years, iotum inc. has been included in several high-growth company lists, including the PROFIT 500, the Deloitte Fast50, and the INC5000.

With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, iotum is led by a leadership team with roots and experience in the technology industry. For more information about the company, its team, solutions, and services, please visit www.iotum.com

Media contact

Sarah Jezek
VP, Marketing
sarah@iotum.com

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Start the Year Off Right with a Conference Call System That Keeps Your Workers Connected

It’s the New Year, and among all the cliché resolutions that I’ve heard so far, “having less meetings or conference calls” is often heard. However, meetings during your work life is unavoidable, a necessary evil for businesses to exchange ideas and strategize. In modern times, businesses become more globalized and studies have shown positive trends and effectiveness of working remotely. The current condition makes conference calling a necessity for many businesses. FreeConference.com is one of the best conference call systems that fits your needs. In this post we will explore how this platform can keep you and your team connected.

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Think Outside the Classroom: Video Conferencing for the Modern Teacher

Online Video Conferencing video conference call

Web-based video conferencing has quickly become a preferred method for virtual meetings between friends, families, and business professionals in the 21st century. As technology enables more and more actions to be performed virtually, it’s no surprise video conferencing has also become a widely-used medium for online education. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some of the ways that teachers of all kinds can utilize video conferencing to make their courses more accessible, more interactive, and more engaging.

Creating virtual classrooms

In the old days, students had to be physically present in a classroom in order to receive the teacher’s lecture or lesson. Now, thanks to video conferencing and online education, teachers and students are no longer bound the confines of an actual classroom. Not only does this make educational courses accessible to students anywhere in the world, it eliminates any overhead expenses associated with having a classroom of students under one roof. This savings can be used to make classes more affordable and thereby accessible to more students.

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18 Ways FreeConference.com Can Help You Simplify Your Business This Year

It seems like we spend too much time in meetings in the modern work environment. But companies continue to find solutions for the abundance of necessary meetings that their employees need to have. FreeConference.com was created from this demand, and it provides so much more than just conference calling. Here are 18 ways FreeConference can help you simplify your business this year.

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Five Reasons why a Free Calling App will will help make your Work Environment Happier & More Productive

FreeConference Mobile Conference Call App

How a Free Calling App Can Improve Employee Morale and Increase Productivity

If you run your own business or are in charge of managing people you work with, you’re probably well aware of the relationship between employee morale and productivity. If you haven’t, allow me to briefly summarize: studies have found that employees who are happy at work and have a good relationship with their bosses are better workers. So, what does employee morale and productivity have to do with a free calling app you may wonder?

The whole idea of conference calling for businesses is to facilitate communication and collaboration—two things which also, incidentally, are crucial for building trust and morale in any organization. While many employers turn to tools and programs like time trackers to make sure their workers are maximizing their productivity, these same measures can also create trust gaps between workers and management if not accompanied by free and open lines of communication between all parties involved.

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Board Meeting Promises to Make and Keep in 2018

holding a successful board meeting

Run Shorter, More Effective Board Meetings in 2018 with FreeConference.

The new year is a time when we set goals for ourselves to help us look better, feel better, and be more successful. If you are involved with a business or nonprofit, the start of 2018 is the perfect time to rethink the way your organization conducts meetings. In today’s new year blog post, we’d like to share with you some ideas that can make your group or company meetings better and more productive in 2018.

Here are our 4 top conference meeting tips:

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