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.


Understanding Bandwidth Requirements for Video Conferencing

February 6, 2020

If you’re in the process of evaluating video conferencing solutions, part of your consideration must include bandwidth requirements. They vary from solution to solution. They vary based on the video endpoints you want to use. They vary based on the resolution quality and frame-rate, the overall quality of call you… Read More

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You don’t have to choose between audio and video conferencing.

January 28, 2020

It seems like a leap, going from audio conferencing to video. And once upon a time, it was. But now there is a more natural, organic way that businesses are moving from audio conferencing to video. It’s happening for a few reasons: You can still host audio conference calls on a… Read More

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No Downloads = Better Security

January 27, 2020

In 2019, a major cloud conferencing provider  created major security vulnerabilities for their customers. You probably know who I’m talking about. But I’m not here to trash them. I want to use their experience as a cautionary tale. They’ve certainly learned from it. Their platform is easy to use. It has a… Read More

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Poly Studio X Review

January 22, 2020

Poly has created an all-in-one device designed for the huddle space: The Studio X. This is the first device released with the new Poly logo (the new brand created when Plantronics bought and merged with Polycom), and represents a foray into a new space: entry-level room systems. It’s easy to setup…. Read More

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How to Ensure Your Video Meetings Start On Time

January 7, 2020

Anyone using video conferencing on a regular basis can tell you: video meetings rarely start on time. And not only not on time, but 10-15 minutes late. It’s so common that many video users actually schedule their meetings with a buffer in mind. The cause? Almost always someone grappling with tech. Someone… Read More


Teams vs Slack: who does video conferencing better?

December 12, 2019

Slack changed the game when it comes to unified communications platforms. It was clear from the beginning that this was an application that recognized the nuance of today’s collaboration – it’s spread out, it’s happening constantly, and it involves MANY moving parts. It was a revelation and a revolution. It got a… Read More