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How conferencing calling can be made better by using products from Plantronics
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  • 1. Smarter Conference Calling
  • 2. Your workforce is increasingly dispersed
    Global companies
    Sub-contract work to individuals or other organisations
    You need to collaborate more
    Increasing productivity
    The old collaboration tools dont work any more
    Corridor conversations
    Point to point calls or conferences
    Team A in one room calling Team B in another room
    Global Collaboration
    2/8/2011
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  • 3. New collaboration tools needed
    Conference calling
    Web conferencing
    Personal video calling
    Were collaborating more than ever
    2/8/2011
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    SOURCE: HOW WE WORK: COMMUNICATION TRENDS OF BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL. PLANTRONICS 2010
  • 4. YES!!! I HAVE EIGHT HOURS OF CONFERENCE CALLS TODAY!!!
    A mixed blessing
    2/8/2011
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  • 5. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
    The Benefits
    Improved productivity
    Reduced travel costs
    Reduced environmental impact
    The Downsides
    Joining the call (re-joining the call)
    Poor audio quality
    Increased complexity
    Are you really engaged?
    Are you dressed?
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    2/8/2011
  • 6. Imagine a smart application that
    Identified conference calls in your diary
    Joined the meeting automatically
    Instantly re-connected dropped calls
    Plantronics Instant Meeting
    Powerful, multi-platform application
    Ideal for mobile professional
    Simplifies joining conference calls whilst on the move
    Joining conference calls the smart way
    2/8/2011
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  • 7. Up to 90% of employees work outside the office at some point
    Increasingly offices are open plan spaces
    High levels of background noise negatively impact a call
    Vpro for the mobile professional
    Savi office or Encore Pro - for the office worker
    Make every call sound like you are in the office
    2/8/2011
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  • 8. Getting engaged?
    Tone of Voice 38%
    Message 13%
    Message 7%
    Body Language
    55%
    Tone of Voice 87%
    Face To Face: Mehrabian, A. (1971). Silent messages. Wadsworth, Belmont, California.
    Telephone: Mehrabian, Albert & Morton Wiener (1967): Decoding of inconsistent communications.
    Journal of personality and social psychology 6(1): 109-114.
  • 9. Meeting etiquette rules apply
    Have a clear objective
    Be on time
    Distribute material
    Reference it clearly
    Speak with impact
    Engage a remote audience
    Maximise your voice potential
    Speech Impact is ideal for mobile professionals, office workers and home workers
    Make your meeting smart get the etiquette right
    2/8/2011
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    23% gave full attention
    27% were doing other work
    13% surfed the internet
    8% were NOT fully dressed
    Source: Speed Lead, Kevan Hall, 2009
  • 10. Increased collaboration has caused increased complexity
    Endpoints
    Communication channels
    The Plantronics Calisto simplifies
    Reduce desktop clutter in home office
    Home office desk often shared space
    Private office desk
    Calisto with mic clip is ideal for video conferencing
    Communication
    Clear indication of when your microphone is mutes
    Clear ability to mute or unmute microphone quickly
    Calisto P800 is ideal for office workers with a private space, and home workers
    Lets make it simple
    2/8/2011
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  • 11. Weve evolved to a new way of working
    Collaboration with remote colleagues is now firmly entrenched
    For the best collaboration solutions, one-size does not fit all
    Right device for right work style and work space
    Plantronics portfolio makes conference calling smarter
    Collaboration. Simplified.
    2/8/2011
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