With everything about pandemic going on in the world these days, the paradigm has shifted towards the virtual or digital world. People are now more aware of the digital aspects and technology because everything was being done remotely after the world closed down. Businesses that already had an online presence did very well in somewhat maintaining their business; however, others weren’t that lucky.
A couple of decades ago, videophone, which is now commonly known as video calling, was a pipe dream and a thing of fantasy. It was only possible in a sci-fi movie in the future. Fast-forwarding to today, we are now in the prime of technological advancements. The Internet has saved many businesses from being overrun by the pandemic, and virtual meetings have become a new normal.
Even before the pandemic, virtual meetings were a thing when people had to communicate internationally. It has made lives very easier and smoother. Over the past few months, the abundance of remote working has boosted quite substantially. Virtual meeting apps like Google Meet, Skype, and, most importantly, Zoom, has become a necessity for people.
Virtual meetings are cheaper, quicker, and time-saving. When you take travelling into account, virtual meetings are a huge relief. Online meetings have proven to increase productivity among the employees by at least 10 percent. Employees feel more confident about making their point. Before the lockdown, very few people were using virtual meetings, but when it became necessary, people started to realize how convenient they are; they liked it way more than physical meetings.
Video conferences and meetings are here to stay, and it is about time that your company takes advantage of its benefits. Take a look at the following infographic for more information.
Infographic by: businessfinancing