Working Digital: The Online Case

work is Still a poorly designed lecture, film, mediocre sound quality, and a bad image Online challenges. Really demanding but when it comes to larger gathering

Working Digital: The Online Case

work is Still a poorly designed lecture, film, mediocre sound quality, and a bad image Online challenges. Really demanding but when it comes to larger gatherings, because many meetings, conferences and fairs have been held since the pandemic in the network. During hour-long lectures will be offline often only with the views of the coffee break bearable, are digital large-scale events, many a horror.

Gundula Ganter works as a business consultant and online Trainer. In their view, the conference works online then, if everything is thought out: Digital spaces need to be prepared and furnished, network and workshop elements well and communicates. One of the most important adjustments to the time management is for you. "The concentration span online is much shorter," she says. Ideally, twenty minutes would be a maximum, long units parts at the best. Add to this that it was important to promote inter-activity. It is useful, if the Software offer options for Breakout Sessions in small groups. "In order to promote active exchange." However, it was "not intuitive, and some do it for the first time". A good guide is therefore essential to take account of the more informal part of events over the network. Because at home in front of the Computer with the small talk so easily established as in the coffee queue.

In the event of technical breakdowns, keep calm

Such questions also Daniel Ziegler deal. He is a researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for labor Economics and organization in Stuttgart, where he conducts research on human-technology interaction. "Our research shows that online, especially the familiar, personal interaction is missing," he says. Especially difficult was it, tone of voice, facial Expressions or Gestures to capture adequately. One possibility is the increased use of Emojis is – in a professional environment, but getting used to. To make a conference successful, for Gundula Ganter technical preparation important: It is necessary to check the left or to instruct the speakers how you set up your camera at best. "In the event of technical breakdown it is important to keep the time to rest," she says. But the basic technical features were the most for the past few months, familiar.

Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 04:19

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