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.

Conferencing can be frustrating

7 Conferencing Frustrations & How to Avoid Them

February 18, 2016

Conferencing has radically changed the way people communicate. Whether it’s seeing each other via face-to-face on video, or hearing stunningly clear audio, or hosting a webinar for hundreds remotely, conferencing has made amazing advances in connecting businesses to people. So everyone’s happy, right? The state of internet conferencing is so… Read More

What to wear to a video conference

What to Wear for Your Next Video Conference Interview

February 9, 2016

Video conferences are steadily increasing as a preferred method of business communication for recruiters. In fact, 87% more people use video conferencing today than they did two years ago. But, as the industry continues to grow, one area of confusion for many professionals is what to wear during a video… Read More

Peter Bean At TEAM Polycom

7 Takeaways from TEAM Polycom 2016

January 19, 2016

Last week, from January 12th to 15th, Polycom held their annual TEAM Polycom event in Nashville, Tennessee. Thousands of professionals roamed the Gaylord Opryland resort, learning about how Polycom plans to “Change the Game” in the conferencing world in 2016 and I was delighted to be one of them. I… Read More

Huddle Rooms are great for collaborating and conferencing

Huddle Rooms Encourage Compact, Collaborative Conferencing

January 6, 2016

The modern workplace is far different than its predecessor. Open-concept and collaboration focused, it facilitates human interaction in ways the cubicles of yesteryear never could. There’s just one hitch: When a more intimate conference space is required, or when you need to bring more team members into a conversation where… Read More


Are Your Meetings AODA Compliant for the Hearing Impaired?

November 11, 2015

AODA legislation requires that you install assistive listening systems to accommodate the hearing impaired. Are you ready?

blue jays conference call

5 Preventable Event Conference Call Mistakes Made By the Blue Jays

November 5, 2015

The Toronto Blue Jays ran into some problems on their latest media call. Here’s how you can avoid making these 5 common event conference call mistakes.