Meeting technology

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PBN Executive Poll

Meeting technology

Posted 5/28/12

How many hours a week do you spend in meetings?

• 0-3 hours – 26.1%

• 4-6 hours – 21.7%

• 7-9 hours – 17.4%

• 10 or more hours – 34.8%

Are employees allowed to use personal digital devices in meetings?

• Yes – 39.1%

• Yes, but only at specified intervals – 13%

• No – 47.8%

Do you believe personal digital devices are a significant distraction in meetings?

• Yes – 87%

• No – 13%

What kind of technology do you use most in meetings?

• PowerPoint presentations – 34.8%

• Tele-conferencing – 30.4%

• Video-conferencing – 13%

• Other/none – 21.7%

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