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.

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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


4K Video Conferencing: Your New Year’s Resolution?

December 9, 2019

Are you weighing out whether to move to 4K Resolution for your video conferencing? There are a few factors to consider. Let’s take a look at what 4K is, what it’s capable of, and how it fits in the world of modern enterprise video conferencing. Hopefully by the end of… Read More

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Remote Workers: Establishing Best Practices

December 9, 2019

You’ve probably read (or at least seen headlines for) countless articles on how the modern workplace is changing, and how work-life integration is here and holding fast. A quick reiteration of the benefits of working from home, then: Save time on a commute Save money on daycare Flexibility in a… Read More