Business Etiquette How to Start a Video Chat in 2019

Highfive_SP.jpg The integration provides new features in both the Highfive and Slack app, allowing them both to work better with each other. Regardless of which side you’re on when initiating a meeting, users can simply click the phone icon within the Slack app to create, invite, and launch a Highfive meeting. This doesn’t just save effort of alt tabbing to Slack and pasting a link, it’s a more natural and intuitive way to invite your Slack team to your video meeting. The result is that it becomes a lot easier and more natural to make the jump from chat to video when it’s appropriate. While video meetings in the workplace are still a relatively new thing for many workers, we do seem to have settled on a most commonly accepted way to initiate a video call. We tend to use our team chat applications. It’s less obtrusive than a phone call, and more likely to get a quick response than an e-mail. 3 Problems Still Facing Voice Services Alexey Aylarov September 04, 2019 Interconnectivity, teleconference audio quality, and robocalling issues are still impacting voice services. Video Communication Must Improve, Even as It Hits Its Stride Michael Helmbrecht September 12, 2019 Video conferencing at work has boomed. Now we need to fully deliver on its promise. See All in Video Collaboration & A/V » Tags:News & ViewsVCaaSHighfiveintegrationvideo conferencingVideo Collaboration & A/VSponsored PostTeam Collaboration Tools & Workspaces Articles You Might Like Log in or register to post comments Getting on video quickly to resolve those quick ad-hoc issues that can block a project can make the difference that gets your project completed on time. If your team is ready for the productivity power of video, be sure to make it easy for them to use their team chat to get there. Learn more about Highfive! You need a quick, face-to-face chat with a remote team member. What’s is the best way to make this happen? Do you just press a “start call” button and pop up on their screen? Do you send an email first? A phone call? A text? What is the social etiquette for handling this in today’s digital world? How do we “knock on the door” politely before walking into someone’s virtual meeting room? Meetings Made Easy: One Video Platform or More Beth Schultz September 09, 2019 Standardizing on a single platform or enabling platform-agnostic collaboration are two ways to go about reducing friction in the meeting room. What’s Up in AV? 4 Trends to Watch Jimmy Vaughan August 02, 2019 A look at some of the problem-solving solutions I saw at the recent InfoComm 2019 event. Don’t Get Ripped Off with Video Conferencing Pricing Chris Heinemann July 30, 2019 Financially, the cost of video conferencing isn’t just high, it’s unpredictable. It’s time for a different approach. Team chat applications have become the home base for today’s working teams. The incredible rise of services like Slack are testament to the power of team chat, which is revolutionizing the way we communicate, and is an essential component of a modern project management workflow. It doesn’t, however, replace video. Face-to-face meetings, either in-person or via video, are better for difficult conversations and complex topics. When you need a face-to-face meeting with a remote team member, text chat just doesn’t cut it. Highfive recognizes today’s new team dynamic, where team chat is the hub of project communications. While it’s already simple enough to cut and paste a Highfive meeting link into any team chat, this integration provides an even simpler and more intuitive workflow. With this in mind, Highfive seamlessly integrates with Slack, a leader and pioneer in the enterprise team chat space. read more