2Connecting With Colleagues
According to the survey, 87 percent of people want to connect with their bosses or subordinates over video, rather than through technology without it. Most (65 percent) want all of their online and remote meetings to be done over video, and 73 percent want sensitive HR discussions to be done over video.
3Connecting With Others
4The Fewer the Better
5Getting It All on Tape
By a large margin, business people like the idea of taping meetings. Eighty-eight percent say they have disagreed with a colleague on what had happened during a meeting, and 99 percent say it would be useful to have the meetings taped. Ninety-eight percent would record their meetings if possible, and 27 percent would like to have every meeting recorded.
6Moments to Remember
What do the survey respondents want to record? Twenty-eight percent want to record what Blue Jeans officials call the “ah-ha” moment, when an idea came to light. Another 12 percent want to record their ideas before the boss takes credit, 8 percent want to record a shouting match between participants, another 8 percent want to record a co
7Video Keeps the Focus
8Is There Anybody Out There?
9Multitasking During the Meeting
10Other Behind-the-Scenes Activities
11Web Conference Frustrations
Sixty-four percent say customers don’t like Web conferencing, 46 percent say Web conferencing is outdated, and 68 percent say Web conference participants aren’t fully engaged. Others say installing the software is a pain (59 percent), that it’s difficult to see if people are paying attention (74 percent), it’s hard to know who is speaking (60 percent) and it’s hard to understand what is being said (46 percent).