Source: 2009 American Express Global Business Travel Forecast In 2009, the average cost per domestic business trip in North America will be $1,002. International trips will cost $3,452. Video conferencing eliminates travel costs by enabling face-to-face meetings anywhere, anytime.
Video conferencing enabled global architecture firm, Woods Bagot, to save more than $440,000 on travel in one year, while increasing collaboration and communication between its employees and clients.
A flight from NYC to London takes 11 hours. A video call from NYC to anywhere in the world takes 3 seconds.
New England Credit Union uses video conferencing to reduce travel and increase communication among its 150 employees at 22 branches. “It’s 3 days by car, 3 hours by plane, and 3 seconds on video,” said one executive.
Video conferencing gives your lean staff a competitive advantage by enabling them to increase customer face time, recruit top talent regardless of location, and build a culture around collaboration to help quickly adapt to changing realities.
New England Credit Union turned to video conferencing to reduce travel time and increase communication among its 150 employees at 22 branches. “It’s 3 days by car, 3 hours by plane, and 3 seconds on video,” said one executive. Vineyard Bank boosted its competitive advantage with video conferencing. Now their staff of 400 provides more personal customer service, makes better, faster business decisions; and has stronger relationships with investment analysts and business partners.
Nearly 60% of SMBs will shift to remote workers to reduce operational costs and retain top talent. Video conferencing helps build trust by enabling face-to-face collaboration for remote workers and provides immediate access to decision makers and experts.
According to Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, video conferencing allows their 350 global employees to truly work across boundaries to collaborate on projects. “It’s a huge boon for productivity and I wish we’d done it sooner,” said CEO David Hughes.
“ SMBs are increasingly conducting their businesses globally and will need to use conferencing to carry on their normal business operations.” – Roopam Jain, principal analyst, Frost & Sullivan Challenge “ Since many SMBs do not have large internal IT teams, managing and maintaining the infrastructure is a major challenge.” – Shivanu Shukla, industry manager, Frost & Sullivan
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