The Traveler’s Guide
to Video
Conferencing
September 20, 2012
2
Agenda
 Webinar Introduction
 Current Market Thoughts and Findings
 The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing
 Recom...
3
Speaker Introduction
Christopher Dwyer, Research Director
 Christopher Dwyer is the Research Director for
Aberdeen's Gl...
4
Aberdeen’s Research Methodology
 Data fueled by online benchmark survey
 Analysis of data aggregate
 The Maturity Cla...
5
Agenda
 Webinar Introduction
 Current Market Thoughts and Findings
 The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing
 Recom...
6
Noteworthy Notions and Findings
 Meetings and events spending is expected to increase
by nearly 20% over the next two y...
7
Top Priorities for Meetings / Events Management
8
Opportunities for Cost Reductions
9
Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class Maturity Framework
 Best-in-Class organizations have achieved a 48% higher
rate of compliance ...
10
Best-in-Class Technology Utilization
11
Agenda
 Webinar Introduction
 Current Market Thoughts and Findings
 The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing
 Reco...
12
Approaches for Virtual / Video Conferencing
13
The Role of Virtual / Video Conferencing
14
The Benefits of a Virtual / Video Approach
 Users of virtual / video conferencing technology have
driven 51% higher co...
15
Capabilities Enabled by Virtual / Video Technology
16
Agenda
 Webinar Introduction
 Current Market Thoughts and Findings
 The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing
 Reco...
17
Recommendations for Program Improvement
 Allow business travelers the ability to select video /
virtual conferencing a...
18
Q&A and Contact Information
For More Research,
Please Visit:
www.aberdeen.com
Christopher J. Dwyer
Research Director
Gl...
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  • Webinar: The Traveler's Guide to Video Conferencing

    1. 1. The Traveler’s Guide to Video Conferencing September 20, 2012
    2. 2. 2 Agenda  Webinar Introduction  Current Market Thoughts and Findings  The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing  Recommended Actions for Program Improvement
    3. 3. 3 Speaker Introduction Christopher Dwyer, Research Director  Christopher Dwyer is the Research Director for Aberdeen's Global Supply Management and Financial Management research practices. He has extensive writing, editing and research experience, and has authored over 135 research studies and documents over his nearly seven-year tenure with Aberdeen. He is considered a thought leader in the complex category management research space, and has spent the last four years leading Aberdeen’s research on contingent labor, expense management and strategic meetings management. Christopher also leads Aberdeen’s coverage of e-payables (accounts payable) and greater procure-to-pay topics, such as strategic sourcing, spend analysis and contract lifecycle management.
    4. 4. 4 Aberdeen’s Research Methodology  Data fueled by online benchmark survey  Analysis of data aggregate  The Maturity Class Framework (Best-in-Class, Industry Average, and Laggard)  Research output  Benchmark studies (20-25pp)  Sector Insights, Research Briefs and Analyst Insights (5-10pp)  Assessment tools  Webinars  Social media (blogs, Twitter, etc.)  All research supported with real-life end-user quotes and case studies
    5. 5. 5 Agenda  Webinar Introduction  Current Market Thoughts and Findings  The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing  Recommended Actions for Program Improvement
    6. 6. 6 Noteworthy Notions and Findings  Meetings and events spending is expected to increase by nearly 20% over the next two years  The average organization only controls / manages 39% of their meeting and events spending  Nearly 33% of all meetings and events are considered virtual
    7. 7. 7 Top Priorities for Meetings / Events Management
    8. 8. 8 Opportunities for Cost Reductions
    9. 9. 9 Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class Maturity Framework  Best-in-Class organizations have achieved a 48% higher rate of compliance to internal meetings / events management policies and guidelines than all other (the Industry Average and Laggards combined) organizations  These top-performing companies have driven a 44% higher rate of meetings and events spend under management  Best-in-Class companies have experienced nearly 75% higher cost savings than all other organizations
    10. 10. 10 Best-in-Class Technology Utilization
    11. 11. 11 Agenda  Webinar Introduction  Current Market Thoughts and Findings  The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing  Recommended Actions for Program Improvement
    12. 12. 12 Approaches for Virtual / Video Conferencing
    13. 13. 13 The Role of Virtual / Video Conferencing
    14. 14. 14 The Benefits of a Virtual / Video Approach  Users of virtual / video conferencing technology have driven 51% higher cost savings than those organizations not currently leveraging this solution  Virtual / video technology users have experienced a 30% higher frequency of events meeting or exceeding goals and objectives  Users of this solution have achieved a nearly 30% higher rate of meetings / events spending under management  Companies currently leveraging virtual / video conferencing have also driven a 20% higher rate of meetings / events executed on or below budget
    15. 15. 15 Capabilities Enabled by Virtual / Video Technology
    16. 16. 16 Agenda  Webinar Introduction  Current Market Thoughts and Findings  The Value of Virtual / Video Conferencing  Recommended Actions for Program Improvement
    17. 17. 17 Recommendations for Program Improvement  Allow business travelers the ability to select video / virtual conferencing as an alternative option to traditional travel  Evaluate next year’s event calendar and consider supplementing or replacing some of those events with virtual / video conferencing  For executives, understand the implications of virtual / video conferencing on cost reduction / cost saving initiatives and ensure that this technology is a prime focus for future business trips and corporate events
    18. 18. 18 Q&A and Contact Information For More Research, Please Visit: www.aberdeen.com Christopher J. Dwyer Research Director Global Supply Management, AberdeenGroup chris.dwyer@aberdeen.com Boston Office: 617.854.5280
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