How Web Conferencing Boosts Business

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2006-03-06 Print this article Print

Holding meetings over the Web isn't only about trimming the travel budget anymore. Beyond savings, Web conferencing allows companies to share information more quickly and lets them tap high-value employees' brainpower, no matter where they are. Here's how

Lead Story:
The Smartest Guys in the (Virtual) Room:
Learn how one company is using the technology to turn its customer support operations from a cost center to a potential revenue stream; others point to reduced training and travel expenses.

Company Profiles:
  • Genesys Conferencing: Combo Platter
  • Microsoft: Fast On Its Feet
  • WebEx Communications: Price Check

    Voice of Experience:
    Greg Simpson's company, outplacement firm Drake Beam Morin, held 4,000 Web seminars attended by 50,000 people, using Microsoft's Live Meeting service. And the company reaped some cool savings. To find out how much, read: Web Conferences Slash Costs, Expand Reach


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