Pragmatic Conferencing Blog

The Pragmatic Conferencing blog is where business owners, organization leaders, and software users can find practical advice on video collaboration, web conferencing, and virtual meetings. Our goal is to help you collaborate easier and more effectively.

Total Cost of Ownership

Cloud vs On-Prem: Video Conferencing and Total Cost of Ownership

December 13, 2017

The new consumption model introduced by cloud video licensing (as opposed to the traditional hosting of conferencing infrastructure on-site) has created some interesting purchasing options. It’s worth digging into to see if there is a clear winner in terms of bottom-line cost and value. Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a… Read More


Web Conferencing: There’s Probably More to it Than You Think

October 21, 2016

With cloud-based video conferencing solutions such as BlueJeans and RP1Cloud on the rise, you’ve probably heard a question like this at some point around your workplace: “What’s the difference between a video and a web conference?” While video conferencing can be incorporated into web conferencing and they do have certain similar features, the… Read More


What’s the Deal With Webcasting?

September 9, 2016

If you’re in business you’re invariably surrounded by conferencing and conference calls in all of their different forms. The bread and butter remains audio – simple voice-to-ear communication that connects people and allows basic and essential communication and sharing of information. You may have even used web conferencing like Adobe Connect… Read More


The Evolution of Cloud Video Conferencing

August 9, 2016

What is cloud video conferencing? For many, it seemed like this phrase entered the teleconferencing sphere overnight. One minute, video conferencing was an exclusive, enterprise-level communications systems that only companies with robust servers could use practically. The next, video conferencing was hosted in the cloud — making it accessible to… Read More

Body language video conferencing

Body Language Tips for Your Next Video Conference

June 29, 2016

Video conferencing is fundamentally changing the way that people communicate. With this change comes challenges that need to be anticipated and overcome in order to maximize the effectiveness of this popular communication channel. Video conferencing is a medium that can help build relationships faster and make meetings more engaging. But when… Read More

why a free conference call will cost your business

Why Free Conference Calls Cost Your Business

June 2, 2016

Looking to save a bit of cash, you, at Company XYZ, sign up for a free conference call provider. After browsing a website, you enter your credit card information, and you’re done. Your boss asks for the moderator code and dials in to book a teleconference with a big client,… Read More