Virtual meetings are ideal ways to review documents, prepare presentations, and demonstrate a software product under development. I sometimes use virtual meetings for these tasks even when all the participants are in the same building!
Skilled facilitators can use virtual meetings to make their organizations more effective while reducing the cost and hassle associated with business travel. To do so, it’s important to use the technology that makes virtual meetings possible in effective ways. Understanding the limitations of the technologies we use and the inherent problems of virtual meetings is a key part of making virtual meetings work for you.