Not that long ago, if a business wanted to communicate to a large group of people who were geographically dispersed, the only choice was pre-ordered, expensive, operator-assisted call services that were complicated to set up.
It was possible to send data or decks by a separate method, but only at the cost of security and synchronization.
With globalization and the rise in telecommuting, webcasting has stepped in to better fill these needs.
The ability to deliver not just audio but also slides, screencasts, and related documents revolutionize the way information is conveyed by the modern enterprise.
The ability to read body language makes it possible to engage with corporate communications on a personal level not seen before.
A new generation of technologies is opening up new opportunities across the board for businesses looking to make their communications more personal and more effective.