Can you use video conferencing platforms for live webcasting?
We are finding the difference between video conferences and live webcasting are still poorly understood, so if like so many people you’re new to virtual events, here are six points you need to consider.
Why we have added communications consultancy as standard to our Virtual AGM webcasting packages
The Singapore Exchange has issued strongly-worded guidance on the levels of disclosure they expect from companies. Is your Chairman ready for the Virtual AGM?
Virtual AGMs in a pandemic – What companies on both sides of the Causeway must know
Publicly-listed companies on both sides of the Causeway have had to deal with social distancing rules which effectively ruled out shareholders attending their Annual General Meetings – but the authorities have taken very different approaches to communicating this to companies.
What is the difference between live webcasts and video conferences?
As many of our clients are switching their communications focus online, one of the questions I frequently get is, can you use Zoom or Microsoft Teams to do a webcast? And what is the difference between live webcasts and video conferences, anyway? Answers here.
FAQ about live webcasting - add your own!
You may not be aware, but in addition to coaching senior business leaders in appearing on camera we also produce live webcasts and take care of all of the requirements off-camera.
Five tips for making video conferences as real as meetings
Now that you're likely working from home you are bound to have had more video conferences than ever before - how's it going? I bet you've found that it's not so easy to keep everybody engaged for long periods, and that important differences - but also similarities - to face-to-face meetings have arisen. Some key thoughts.
Media training should build you up, not tear you down
It’s true media training should put your spokespeople through their paces. But I am not at all a fan of mock interview exercises which result in humiliation, fear, and ultimately defeat.
Five things SGX-listed companies must know before holding virtual AGMs
We have had many requests from SGX-listed companies about staging virtual AGMs in our studio due to the COVID-19 disruptions – but there are some pitfalls company secretaries, investor relations officers and communications directors need to know.
There is no point trying to force introverts to present like extroverts
I've come to the disarming realisation that for years, presentation skills have been taught all wrong. But everyone is talented in something. We all have talents. And I've found a way to make them work for introverts.
2020 Foresight: New threats make crises inevitable
Seriously now, how many companies understand the new risks they face, much less how to communicate when crisis strikes? In the 2020s, all companies will be at risk, not just oil and gas, transport, food and pharmaceuticals. Companies which are not naturally exposed have a massive blind spot to these.
2020 Foresight: The rise of Megadata
If the 2010s were the decade of cloud computing and big data, the 2020s will see a torrential downpour. But big data is worth little if you can’t derive business outcomes from it. Therefore, how that data is presented also has to evolve.
2020 Foresight: Can you prove your CEO didn’t say this?
Read the headline again. Isn’t it crazy that in the 2020s your corporate communications team is going to have to grapple with such strange media enquiries. The apps to create such videos are already available. Worse, you are going to field calls from pranksters extorting ransoms in exchange for not releasing such videos.