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Understanding what to work towards with the product roadmap

6 September 2017  |   by Laurence Chandler   |   No comments

Sticking the finger up in the air and just going with the wind is not what we do for product development. In fact, we work towards the complete opposite. All product developments and enhancements take more than just throwing ideas around. We have limited resources. We have to make sure each product development phase has been meticulously analysed. Any development we make must be risk free and deliver a true benefit to our users.

Sure, there have been a handful of developments which didn’t work out as expected. This is part and parcel of building an ever evolving solution. Not quite Darwinism, but the same principles.

We conduct extensive research to draw up a shortlist of developments. Using emerging technologies/improvements is our first starting point. Similar to when we started development in 2011. We noticed the emerging technology that is WebRTC. We spent substantial amounts of time understanding the technology and ready about it before we went ahead and began incorporating it into our solution.

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6 steps to getting employee buy-in on a web conferencing solution

5 September 2017  |   by Annika Haataja   |   No comments

You have done your research and figured out how a web conferencing solution can be beneficial for your company. Maybe you want to create a more collaborative environment. Or you face challenges that you want to overcome with web conferencing. Or maybe you simply want to save some money. Whichever your reason, you have decided to deploy a new web conferencing strategy. Great! Now you face one issue: how to make a change so big that if affects your organisation’s way of working? Big changes don’t come easily in organisations. And employees don’t always welcome change with open arms. So here it is, some insider tricks on overcoming change management with your team.

How to make your employees buy in a web conferencing solution

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How to fix your virtual business meetings – Part 2

1 September 2017  |   by Annika Haataja   |   No comments

Welcome back on our list of failures on A tale of a failed meeting, a cautionary tale about how a virtual business meeting can go wrong. A story written from Marketing Manager Bill’s point of view. Our recent post covered 7 points that failed in Bill’s meeting. This post will present you the rest.

How to fix your virtual business meeting - part 2

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From deathly silent to the noise of wall street. A startup and its varying atmospheres throughout the day and week.

30 August 2017  |   by Laurence Chandler   |   No comments

A mixed office featuring input from every team. Each team really only consisting of a handful of people. The open office creates the chance for open conversation. We have said it before, and we will say it again: a start-up work environment needs to be fluid and accessible. Changes need to happen quickly. However, it isn’t like holding your hand up back in the school classroom, but taking a smart and logical method to resolving issues. The environment can change almost instantly. Rarely a warning of change apart from a ‘Bryan, do you have some time quickly?’ being called across the room. Bryan isn’t a codeword, Bryan is just one of the more regular names being mentioned.

A fluctuating office isn’t something you can quickly adapt to. Typically speaking, offices (like the stock market) are all ‘Go, Go, Go’ – Like Murray Walker starting any race when the lights go out.

Or you have the real quiet and reserved offices resonating The Library of Congress. Drum can flick between the two. Instantly and unexpectedly.

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