Meetings can motivate teams to profoundly collaborate and innovate; however, at the same time, they can be a distraction for hard working employees who are trying to balance full calendars. In fact, recent research from Atlassian found that the average employee attends over 60 meetings every month—half of which employees consider to be wasted time.
So, how can you maximize your meetings by minimizing complexities and wasted time? The solution involves employers providing their employees with the right tools and technologies that enable them to save time and maximize the time that they do use in meetings. Facilitating meetings with the right technology will not only ensure projects are kept on track to be due on (or ahead of) time, but it will also keep your employees less stressed and more focused during the workday with effective and easy-to-use tools.
For instance, a reliable and efficient communications solution like Onstream Meetings is capable of simplifying tasks like scheduling, initiating and joining meetings and Web conferencing sessions using tools like Quick Schedule, which enables users to quickly join meetings with the click of a link, email templates and invitations, and over 100 other premium features and capabilities.
Such a Web conferencing solution supports three goals that every manager should have for maximizing meeting time: simplify the user interface, offer a breadth of impactful capabilities, and reduce costs so that your employees and bottom line can improve.