Seven Weekly Stats: The Benefits of Better Video Conferencing
Video conferencing has been around for decades, helping companies conduct business more effectively and efficiently. It's no surprise that today's leading video collaboration solutions have advanced to integrate with workday and lifestyle technologies like mobile phones and tablets for hassle-free unified communications.
The adoption of video solutions for business continues to grow. According to No Jitter, 87% more people are using video conferencing today than two years ago. Making face-to-face interaction possible without a physical presence has enabled workers at businesses worldwide to build even better relationships with colleagues, customers, and other external contacts.
Independent of industry, one of the most universal business goals outside of growing revenue is increasing efficiency. Whether we are setting this objective or following it, we are all working toward it. An incredible 94% of businesses that utilize video conferencing say it increases productivity, according to Wainhouse Research, which is reason enough to explore available options.
Create a more connected environment for your business. With high-definition, uninterrupted video conferencing, your out-of-reach colleagues and clients can feel as if they are actually in the room.
- Establish a better rapport. 55% of message interpretation is from facial expressions and body language. 37% is based on the tone of a person's voice, and 8% is based on the words they say. (Forbes) (Tweet This)
- Boost company morale. About 9 in 10 remote employees say video helps them feel more connected to their colleagues. (IMCCA) (Tweet This)
- Keep everyone in the loop. 87% of people in the workforce work on distributed teams—domestically or internationally. (Fuze) (Tweet This)
- Reduce travel expenses. The average business trip costs $949 per person for domestic travel and $2,600 for international. (Visually) (Tweet This)
- Promote accessibility. 39% of workers surveyed reported using video conferencing outside of the physical office at least once a month. (Wainhouse Research) (Tweet This)
- Progress with technology. Up to 50% of conference rooms will be video-enabled by 2020. (Aragon Research) (Tweet This)
- Build more valuable external relationships. One-third of video calls are to off-site, external contacts. (No Jitter) (Tweet This)