The Value of Meetings and Meeting-Specific Software

There is a great deal of research pointing to meetings as one of the largest forms of waste in business today: 1⁄3 of all meetings are considered a waste of time; executives waste almost 8 hours per week in unproductive meetings; and an estimated $37 billion dollars per year is wasted on meetings when factoring in salary costs1. But for all the incriminating research, the reality is that, when done well, meetings can be beneficial to business. Since meetings continue to play such a crucial role in the workplace, it’s time to investigate how to solve this disconnect and harness the potential of meetings.