Despite video conferencing technologies being widely available and affordable for years, the vast majority of businesses are still mainly depending on just audio, whether through traditional PBX or more IP-based solutions. However, audio does not give the millions of people now working remotely the visual stimulation that they are used to when working in an office alongside colleagues.
This is why video-conferencing is so important right now. Even people who are shy about being seen on webcams benefit from the collaborative aspect of screenshares, not only helping them get more from a meeting, but to reinforce the social aspect of business life too. Video assists morale and — in small groups — enables participants to pick up on the visual clues that body language gives us.
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