May 2021: So the concept of collaboration equity – the ability for everyone to contribute(in a Google Meet Meetings)regardless of location, role, experience level, language, and device preference—is especially important.
Looking forward to the daily work and life balance of a new hybrid type, Google Meet meetings empower collaborative achievements. From remote work and distant education solutions Google Meet is evolving into the media of the digitally transformed professionals. Uplifting participnts by taking advantage of multiple moderators ( upcoming releases), adopting the wide range of activities such as polls, Q&A, whiteboarding and live caprions even with Chrome Translate are Host Controls the Google Meet meeting orhanizer has. Google Meet meetings are live streamed for the members of a domain. With the demand of online conferences rising it will be no surprise to have a public Google Meet live stream some time in the future. Corporations and businesses have discovered a cost saving opportunity for event organizing and platforms as Zoom, Lifestream etc. are already popular for the conference type of meetings. Speaking of types of meetings, use those
3 Steps Easy Guide to Google Meet Meetings
to have the result from Google Met empower achievements for your brand goals and efficiency at work.
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to make the most out of a Google Meet meeting?
- Type of meetings
Define what is the type of your meeting. Have the best meeting organizer for the corresponding type of meeting: an educator, an interviewer, a presenter, an entertainer, a lecturer, a conferencier etc. Be prepared with a short scenario including a check list.
Who is doing what in the meeting? Assign the roles of Moderators and use communication talent to involve participants in a vivid conversation utilising Google Meet interactive tools. Find them under activities
Brainstorm, play games or take notes to feature participants with whiteboarding. Organize surveys or fun experiences in the meeting via Polls. Take decisions looking into Q & A results. Listening to audio and video can be learning, fun and inspirational time.
The Month of May Updates in Google Meet Metings
What’s New in Google Meet Functionalities?
Google is mentioning users feedback paving the work of Google Meet engineers to rolling out the new functionalities for all Google Meet users. For for all Google Workspace editions as well. Indeed, the requests asking for the size of the presentation box and those asking for an improved bottom bar are hundreds in the Google Meet Help Community. Simultaneously research by Stanford Human Interaction Lab is advocating for such functionalities being developped by videoconferencing platforms to avoid “zoom fatigue” consequesnces.
7 Most Wanted New Google Meet Functionalities
- Bottom bar always visible with all consolidatd controls
- Self video feed in a floating window that can be minimised or hidden with the future option to turn off viewing yourself in Meets
- Presentation tile when unpinned gives you the optimal view of all participants on screen
- Pin multiple video feeds for flexible combination of content and participants
- Data Saver limiting data usage on mobile networks
- Automatic light adjustment
- Video background
Download this Google Help Guide
Learn About the New Google Meet Layout Explained in this Help Article
New Visual Cards Simplify Google Meet Navigation
Activities in Google Meet are on your right panel. The new design with visual navigation cards comes to help you bring in focus all expectations from a Google Meet meeting. Look into these facilitating tools and put them into use for the comfort of best intercation experiences for your participants: Record, Polls, Q&A, Whiteboarding.
Record has a new visual card. Start and stop recording by hitting the button on that card. Note that the record option is available for the Google Workspace paid editions. Check the premium Meet features per Google Workspace Edition in a comparison table.
The Poll has a new visual card too. The Poll opportunity is a great tool that even gives the Google Meet organizer post-event spreadsheet with all participants answers. The organizer receives this file in their Dive.
Whiteboarding has a new visual card to better explain this extraordinary collaborative activity in Google Meet. Organizers and participants have shared acccess to the Jamboard and it’s available in each one’s Drive after the meeting until the organizer chooses to disable access or delete the file.
The new Google Meet functionalities are demanding . Double check your internet connectivity, update your operating systems and browser. Think about the Google Meet platform as a TV studio including the complexity of the platform in operation. While we are consuming the magnificent opportunity to meet face to face, work, study, teach, play, do sports, know how our family is doing… preserving our human to human relationships, Google Meet meetings continue developping empowering solutions.
All you need to know about Google Meet is in my article “Events Transform: Google Meet”. Pick handy pinned Boards for fast check.