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Video Conferencing & the Legal

The legal sector is undergoing big changes some of which are bringing challenges to its traditional operating practices. For many law firms and courts the new business structures present new obstacles that need to be overcome as smoothly as possible in the rapidly evolving legal landscape. Law firms must adapt and prepare new and innovative solutions to deliver their expertise to their clients, which are becoming increasingly demanding expecting an exceptional service.

The key to future success is finding effective and alternative ways of communication both internally with staff and externally with clients, suppliers and associates which provides the foundation of future success in the legal market. Companies must adapt their working practices to meet the evolving forces of progression, one of the most obvious being the change in the needs and behaviours of the client. They are expecting more flexibility, accessible methods and service on demand and if law firms are to prosper they need to deliver the best client experience possible.

One of the top priorities is to upgrade or implement a new IT and communications system. Video conferencing is one of the new platforms that enable easy communication as it is accessible and user friendly. It is crucial to deliver an exceptional service so choosing a professional video conferencing provider is important. It is an effective way to achieve service differentiation and aid the operational practices allowing the service to flex and respond efficiently to market changes and client demands.

If a professional video conferencing room cannot be offered in a certain location, witnesses can be connected from their own devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones). The results can include faster decision making, greater opportunities for collaboration, lower costs and more effective communications as well as minimum disruption to the busy schedules of the witnesses. In the legal sector, video conferencing is the way of the future.

Using video conferencing for job interviews

Video conferencing is a very versatile form of communication and can be used in many different fields. A great area for its use can be found in recruitment as candidates can be located and interviewed all over the world, regardless of the distance. In the past, people had to be flown out but many companies now find this to be a luxury they cannot afford! With social networks such as Twitter job vacancies are (more…)

Battling Climate change with Video Conferencing

In the last few years climate changes are more obvious than ever before: glaciers are receding dramatically, rainfall and snow are becoming more and more unpredictable and even the patterns of the seasons have began to change.  What we are facing is the so called ‘’green house effect’’ and scientists have discovered that the major culprit for this is the increase in CO2 emissions and travel is one of the major contributors.  A lot of business travel is done with airlines which (more…)

Video conferencing becoming the preferred communications tool

Polycom, announced that that almost all (96 %) business decision makers believe video conferencing removes distance barriers and improves productivity between teams in different cities and countries.

According to the “Global View: Business Video Conferencing Usage and Trends” survey of more than 1,200 business decision makers, conducted by Redshift Research and commissioned by Polycom, video conferencing is an essential tool helping improve (more…)