Video conference calls and internal social networks have done a lot to improve communication among remote teams, but they still don’t provide professionals with the same level of connectedness that they can achieve when they’re working side-by-side. Sqwiggle is trying to create that final link, offering professionals a way to stay closely connected to colleagues working outside the office.
Let’s say you’re working from home when a great idea strikes. You’d like feedback from your colleague, so you send an email or an IM inviting the person to hop on a video conference call. By the time all you’re connected, it’s been 15 minutes and the great idea has already escaped your mind. If you’d been using Sqwiggle, that never would have happened. With Sqwiggle, workers stay signed on to their company’s account all day long. When you have an idea to discuss, just click on a colleague’s picture and instantly begin your live video discussion. Click on other users’ photos to loop them in, as well. You can create multiple workrooms, and share everything, including links, photos, code, and video, through the online platform.
Up to four users can join a conversation at once, and an unlimited number of users can join a workroom. Each conversation is assigned a color, making it easy to tell which conversation you’re participating in. You can also post messages in group streams while conversations are going on, providing additional methods for interacting and sharing information with colleagues.
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