Mike outlines his thinking about why Web Conferencing hasn’t become a mainstream application:
“Why hasn’t web conferencing taken off like e-mail and other communication and collaboration tools?
Certainly there are examples of specific applications where web conferencing has seen tremendous success: marketing webinars, virtual classrooms, and in certain custom service scenarios. But the technology is not nearly as mainstream in terms of everyday use by the vast majority of workers as email, the telephone and other tools.
If I were to layout the top technology-related issues holding back web conferencing from becoming a broad-based, everyday solution, the following come to mind … “