On average, 11 million meetings are held in U.S. workplaces each day and employees on average attend 62 meetings each month. According to the National Statistics Council, 37 percent of employee time is spent in meetings.
But for all the meetings, chances are high they are unproductive. In a study by Steven Rogelberg of the University of North Carolina, 71 percent of senior managers said their organization’s meetings are unproductive and inefficient. In addition, 70 percent of attendees admit to multitasking during meetings, according to Interaction Associates.
In today’s technology-driven world, using technological advances in meetings can have many benefits. Using technology in meetings can help improve the attention span of employees, ensure that important information is retained and make better use of meeting time. Some of the benefits of technology on meetings include:
- Webinars: These can be done as standalone events or partnered with face-to-fa