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June 2021

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High time to eliminate hold times

Why would an organization rely on a switchboard to connect high-profile callers to a high stakes call in 2021? Investor relations and media relations professionals are modernizing their communications with web broadcasts, live video, and more. And yet their telephone callers are still stuck at the switchboard. Yes, the analysts, investors and media choosing to join by phone are in…
Maggie Logan
June 22, 2021
Hybrid work events part 1Best PracticesRemote WorkVirtual Communications

Making the most of hybrid work events (Part 1)

Now more than ever, producing engaging and impactful hybrid events – conferences and meetings with in-person and remote attendees – should be a high priority within the context of your organizational communication strategy. Hybrid work events have become critical in terms of retaining cohesive teams and exchanging information on a global scale. Because many people have discovered they prefer the…
John Lovell
June 15, 2021
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Conferencing and collaboration in a post-COVID world

Finding a better work-life balance has long been a goal for most people in the workforce. This came into sharp focus during the past year, with child- and elder-care competing for our time throughout the traditional workday. While overall productivity and collaboration continued to thrive, it wasn’t without cost. Women, in particular, found themselves facing stark choices as household demands…
Candice Evans
June 11, 2021
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Getting the All Hands conference call exactly right

For enterprise organizations and NPOs, there are some conference events that are simply too important to get wrong. When failure simply isn't an option, you need Intellor. All Hands conference calls require professional presentation, regardless of how many participants, technologies, countries or audiences may be involved. It's a moment when messages need to be delivered with confidence and clarity. But…
John Lovell
June 9, 2021
video presentation best practicesBest PracticesRemote WorkStudio SessionsVideo Conferencing

Studio Session #4: Virtual backgrounds and video presentation tips

Web conference presenters have embraced virtual backgrounds over the past year – whether as the “latest and greatest” or to simply to mask the realities of working from home. But are they beneficial or detrimental to the messages you’re trying to convey in your meetings? Depending on the image you want to project, the subject you’re speaking about or the…
Candice Evans
June 4, 2021
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“We’re live in five minutes”: the value of an event producer

When conferencing event technology isn’t playing nicely minutes before an important live virtual training session is set to begin, that’s when having an experienced Event Producer really matters. Recently I witnessed an incident during a live video conferencing event, and it really served to highlight how challenging it can be for presenters when unexpected technical issues come up “in the…
John Lovell
June 1, 2021