SOUND Workplace Noise & the
Promise of Mobile Conferencing
Hearing is a sense we can’t turn off. Our ears
are always on, and the sounds around us
present constant opportunity for distraction.
In the workplace, we are constantly
listening to and analyzing the sounds in our
environment, even if we aren’t consciously
aware of this mental process.
Background noise is more than just a nuisance. It's
an efficiency-killer, hindering productivity by up to
30% when performing tasks that utilize memory.
PEOPLE ARE LESS
LIKELY TO HELP
Noise is a plague upon open-plan office workers. If
unwanted noise is hindering your communication and
collaboration in the workplace, it's time to make a change.
The power of the mobile phone lies in its ability to empower workers
to untether themselves from their deskphones and communicate
clearly regardless of location.
Now works remotely at least some of
Expected by 2021
Regularly take conference calls on mobile phones
because limited office space means a noisy environment
solution is the
for the increasingly
The desk phone
has remained a
staple in the
now, there was not
calling on the go.
Mobile conferencing is on the rise.
Approximately 36 percent of PGi conference calls
are currently taken on mobile devices, a number
that is expected to jump to 50 percent by 2020.
provide a next-
complete with HD
audio for any
on any network, in
exchange is a first-
To learn more about how PGi's mobile collaboration
exchange can enhance collaboration and empower
your global, mobile workforce, read The Science of
Sound, Part 2 white paper or visit