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GetVoIP Names Voxeet Founder and CEO One of 2014’s Most Innovative

GetVoIP, a comprehensive communication solution shoppers’ guide whose mission is to educate, empower and enlighten readers about the world of Voiceover Internet Protocol (VoIP), named Voxeet Founder and CEO Stephane Giraudie one of its most innovative people of 2014.

The list of nine aims to recognize the most innovative players in “an industry filled with creative and driven people who are constantly pushing the limits of what’s possible” in VoIP. Giraudie is listed alongside the founders of WhatsApp, Snapchat and other groundbreaking companies shaping the future of how we communicate.

Calling Voxeet “an exciting new answer to the most…

Take off with us: Join the Voxeet Corporate Pilot Program

Voxeet is launching a Corporate Pilot Program and we’re looking for companies like yours to join us. Why sign on? Check out the ABCs of our CPP.

Here’s what your company has:

75 – 500 employees
Geographically distributed teams
A desire to collaborate more simply and efficiently

 

Here’s what you’ll get when you join us:

Automated onboarding to Voxeet for your entire team
Complete conferencing support across your enterprise
Up to six months of Voxeet Pro (chock-full of awesome new features) for FREE* as soon as it launches

 

Here’s what we’re asking in return:

Feedback on your experience using Voxeet
Ideas on what else you want or…

Tools for a collaborative workforce

We’ve focused on meetings over the last couple of weeks—how many more we’re attending as teams grow increasingly distributed and collaborative, and how important it is to find the right strategies and tools to make them productive. But even as meetings remain an essential part of our workplace communications, they certainly aren’t the only way to collaborate. This week, I want to look at a broader suite of strategies that can bridge the geographic gaps between distributed team members and facilitate successful virtual communication.

Conference Calls
While it’s far from the only collaboration tool distributed teams have at their disposal, nothing…

Making the most of your conference calls

Of all the tools we use to collaborate, conference calls are, as I mentioned last week, one of the very best we have in terms of simulating in-person communication. If they’re well planned, well facilitated and well executed, regular conference calls can do wonders for your team’s communication, camaraderie and productivity. Here are a few tips for making the most of every minute.

Consider sound quality
Many a conference call has been rendered more or less useless—and thoroughly frustrating—due to poor call quality. As teams grow increasingly distributed, regular calls are often the only opportunity workers have to hear each other’s…

Supporting the future of collaboration

Last week we looked at some strategies for organizing effective meetings for members of distributed and international teams. In light of a recent study from Ovum and join.me by LogMeIn that surveyed nearly 4,000 professionals about how they collaborate, it looks like we aren’t the only ones with meetings on our minds. Among other findings, the report concludes that while the number of virtual meetings workers attend is increasing, those meetings aren’t being sufficiently supported by traditional web conferencing solutions. Teams are so frustrated, in fact, that 66 percent of corporate buyers are on the hunt for new conferencing…