July Is Web Conferencing Month

Tech Soup Blog

That's why BetterWorld Telecom, a TechSoup donation partner, is offering nonprofits a special rate on one of our favorite tools – Adobe Connect. cents/minute for Adobe Connect and audio conferencing services combined, just for nonprofits. Read on to learn what web conferencing is, why you should also use audio conferencing, how Adobe Connect stacks up, and tips and tricks for wildly successful web conferences. Adobe Connect.

Social Video Questions, Answered: Join TechSoup July 20

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Adobe Connect - integrates many types of media into a shared workspace with robust tools. What Is the Difference Between Connecting and Collaborating Through Social Video? Connection points like Google Hangouts allow your circle to share what they are.

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Virtual Meetings - Win Another Prize

FI Space

Second Life, Adobe Connect , LiveMeeting ? Tags: Info Tech Adobe Virtual Meetings Second Life Organizational Change So I just finished up a great meeting about Distance Learning and Virtual Meetings here at the American Cancer Society. Lots of options and feedback but I want to hear from you. How is your non-profit using Virtual Meetings? The first five commenters will win a prize from the FIspace prize closet.

How To Accelerate Innovation In Your Organization

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In my division, we’ve also taken a look at ways we can use virtual meetings and other online tools (Adobe Connect to Google Docs to Zoomerang survey tools) to lower travel costs yet still be able to conduct team meetings. Do you want to accelerate the speed of innovation in your nonprofit? You might first want to read, Optimizing Innovation by Braden Kelly. It summarizes a presentation by Steve Faktor of American Express.

Online Seminars - Graphics for the Web, and Online Conferencing

Idealware

Or on Thursday, also 1:00 - 2:30 Eastern, we have the always popular Getting Started with Online Conferencing and Seminar Tools - we walk through the useful features for conducting online conferences and seminars, and then some of the free and affordable software options, such as Glance, DimDim, Yugma, GoToMeeting, ReadyTalk, and Adobe Connect.

10 things I like about Balsamiq

Idealware

Easy to install: it is an Adobe Air application and installs on top of that in just a minute or two. Developer Giacomo Guilizzoni was a senior Adobe engineer (working on Adobe Connect, which we also value). I am not by nature a tech tools junkie. I tend to stick with what works for longer than my peers and database designs colleagues. That said, I am always on the lookout for something new that really works. Balsamiq Mockups fits that category.

Software as a Service vs Infrastructure as a Service

Idealware

You may use webex, adobe connect, or logmein to provide hosted screen sharing or web conferencing services. You start up your machine and then connect via Microsoft Terminal Services or Citrix into central server which then gives you a new, fresh, controlled desktop. In an earlier post, I talked about two challenges which fuel cloud computing: the capital and support costs of network infrastructures and desktop anarchy.

The search for good web conferencing

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The others I assessed include DimDim , Yugma, and Adobe Connect. They are all cross-platform for participants, but none of these can show Linux desktops, and some (like Adobe in particular) can’t even run the presenter software on Linux.