We know conferencing can be confusing. There are a lot of technical terms and if you've never conferenced before it can be overwhelming. We're here to clear up any confusion by explaining the most common terms you might have read or heard.
The forecast for this year’s silly season is strong for the Australian retail sector. According to Emily Bencic from Appliance Retailer, Christmas spending for 2016 is expected to increase based on last year’s growth of 4.2%.
Topics: Teleconferencing Tips
With so many options out there for web conference calls, business leaders may be tempted to save money by choosing a free service over a paid one.
This decision seems perfectly sensible at first; you get the service you need without having to pay a cent.
Public speaking, including speaking in front of others in the workplace, can be a highly stressful experience for many. According to the National Institute of Mental Health in the US, 74 per cent of Americans suffer from speech anxiety, also known as glossophobia. While conference calls can help relieve some anxiety by taking out the face-to-face aspect of the interaction, there are still a few tips speakers can follow to be certain that they can lead or participate in a teleconference with confidence.
The business world is fast-moving, and while this is positive for improving cashflow and other financial metrics, it doesn't always produce the easiest environment for conducting teleconferences.
According to Family Business Australia, family-owned enterprises comprise 70 per cent of all companies around the country. We are a nation of self-starters, with many well-known businesses growing from small family-run operations.
For a business to be recognised as an industry leader, security must be a top priority. However, this doesn't just relate to locking your doors at night and ensuring no cash is left on the premises.
Due to the highly competitive nature of business today, any conversations held between your team and important stakeholders, clients and customers must be kept private.
Projects come in all shapes and sizes. However, if there is one common element key to the success of each and every project, it would be decision-making.
While many Australian businesses might agree that innovation and technology are the cornerstones of business growth in the 21st century, according to a recent Microsoft Australia study, very few are actually following through and ensuring their operations are ahead of the curve.
Companies that use collaborative technologies arrive at decisions much faster than their counterparts who do not.