I'm the founder of FutureWork IQ where I spend my time assisting businesses to design digital workplaces or “offices in the cloud.” These environments enable companies to allow flexible and remote working for their teams. I also teach the digital literacy, fluency, communication and collaboration skills needed to work in these modern technology-rich workplaces.

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We have to get cars off the road and dramatically reduce air travel.

This is all possible with video meetings.

In 2019, given the climate emergency, it is irresponsible not to use this technology to its fullest in order to reduce the need to travel. Now add to this the time it saves and how much more productive it makes people.

There seriously needs to be a really good reason to have to travel to attend a meeting. I would argue that the vast majority of meetings do not justify travel, because there is a better way.

Check out this piece from TechRepublic How video conferencing is reducing business travel and increasing productivity