Instead of putting people in planes, trains and automobiles, companies are increasingly directing their employees to use the phone, web meetings and videoconferencing. Often, these tools create an experience that’s a poor substitute for getting together in person—particularly when large numbers of participants are involved.
But, virtual meetings don’t have to be a disappointment; in fact, they can actually be more engaging and productive than their face-to-face counterparts. However, creating an effective virtual experience takes a greater level of planning and facilitation than regular meetings.
Here are seven challenges you could face when planning a virtual meeting. Learn how to identify and overcome each one with a clear solution!