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Small Business

Discover the exciting ways businesses are leveraging video conferencing to stay connected and make their margins grow.

If you're wondering how to ask to work from home, it's about playing up the benefits.

How to Ask to Work From Home: 6 Ways to Sell Your Boss on...

It is time for a change. That last commute to work was one commute too many, and as you sit at your desk, your dread of the journey home is already...
Highfive's video conferencing pricing model makes it easy not to think about your VC.

HighFive’s Video Conferencing Price Model Takes an Old-School Approach to Subscriptions

How do you pay for video conferencing at your workplace? If you’re part of a small-to-medium-sized business, chances are you’re in a subscription arrangement, paying out between $10 and $20 a month...
BYOD video conferencing requires clear policies.

Where Does BYOD Video Conferencing Fit into the Enterprise Puzzle?

The bring your own device (BYOD) trend has introduced increased flexibility and functionality to the enterprise environment, and though the movement once applied primarily to smartphones, it now encompasses laptops and...
One of the biggest myths about working from home is that it lowers productivity

Myths About Working from Home That Keep Employers from Embracing Telecommuting

Telecommuting’s massive growth over the past 20 years gave rise to one of today’s biggest myths about working from home: that everyone is doing it. In reality, only 3.4 percent of...
Video conferencing event management is a one way to be everywhere at once.

Video Conferencing Event Management Keeps You in Control

Even if you could be in two places at once, someone would need you in a third. That’s the nature of event management. From organizing a humble elementary school bake sale to...
Example of how video conferencing breakout rooms work

How Video Conferencing Breakout Rooms Increase Meeting Possibilities

“Let’s break into groups and discuss!” It’s a phrase familiar to anyone who has participated in a corporate team building, brainstorming, or training session. Usually, it signals a welcome change of pace...
There's growing interest in using Facebook Portal for business.

Facebook Portal for Business: The Case for (and Against) Portal in the Office

With the release of Facebook Portal in 2018, Facebook tied its social media offerings into a physical video conferencing device that the company hoped would ultimately become the 21st century’s equivalent...
Proper huddle room etiquette is important for keeping the peace.

Huddle Room Etiquette: How to Behave in a Crowded Space

In a small space, everyone can hear you sneeze. And notice you shifting in your seat. And tell that you’re not focused on the video call going on in front of...
Chatbots are one workplace collaboration trend

3 Key Workplace Collaboration Trends That Are Coming of Age

The evolution of collaboration technology is a driving force behind today’s business functions. Document sharing, video conferencing, and WebEx meetings have all taken their place at the table of “must-haves” in...
One of several video conferencing security best practices is to update your VC platform.

Four Video Conferencing Security Best Practices Can Help Protect Your Privacy

The risks inherent in video conferencing were highlighted recently when security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh unveiled a vulnerability in the popular video conferencing software Zoom. This flaw put the information of nearly...

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America Has a Huge Shortage of Primary Care Physicians, But Video...

More than 65 million Americans live in a primary-care desert. Amid a looming shortage of doctors that could see demand outstrip supply by as much...