Remote Coaching Meeting Software

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Remote Coaching Meeting Software

Three videoconferencing options that can be used for remote coaching for businesses are GlobalMeet, Lifesize, and Webex by Cisco. GlobalMeet is completely cloud based and requires no app downloads, Lifesize has been awarded by Gartner and Webex is made by Cisco, one of the largest internet infrastructure companies in the world.

GlobalMeet

Features

Integration

Pricing

  • Pricing ranges from $12 to $15 per user per month. They also have enterprise-level plans available through the sales department. Hardware is extra.

Lifesize

Features

  • It provides a full collaboration package which includes unlimited video conferences, unlimited meeting duration, a centralized name-based directory, downloadable desktop, and mobile apps, and free, browser-based web app,
  • The package also includes online reporting and account management, secure encryption set by default, two-way and group chat with popular chat integrations, and email and calendar scheduling.
  • Lifesize provides 4K HD Video and full-motion video content.
  • Lifesize supports PC, Mac, tablet, and iOS and Android OS operating systems. It allows both recording and playback. A demo of playback is provided by Lifesize here.
  • The solution supports wireless screen sharing. Lifesize can support up to 300 live participants.
  • The solution provides cloud recording. It also allows the user to store and share a personal video library
  • Lifesize does not mention document sharing, likely because it is integrated with Office 365 (Teams) and SharePoint.
  • It does not allow people in a video conference to control dialogue at either end.
  • Lifesize does not provide real-time translation, but a translator could be one of the members of the conference.

Integration

Pricing

  • Lifesize pricing starts from $16 per user per month with up to 25 accounts and 1 meeting room.
  • The largest bundle available on their website is $23 per user/month. It includes support for 5 Phone HDs, 5 Wireless Sharing Devices, 250 Users, and 50 Permanent Meeting Rooms. Hardware is extra.

Webex

  • Webex is Cisco's enterprise solution for video conferencing, online meetings, screen share, and webinars.
  • Its website is here.

Features

Integration

  • Webex Teams comes with pre-built integrations with vendors such as Microsoft, Google, and Salesforce.
  • Other integrations can be implemented using the Webex App Hub to connect with tools such as DropBox, Twitter, and Trello.
  • Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory sync come with the business package.

Pricing

  • Packages range from free for unlimited 40-minute meetings to $35.95 per month per host for the business package for larger companies.

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