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Cisco Networking Simplified, Second Edition by Paul Della Maggiora, Neil Anderson, Jim Doherty

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Chapter . Meeting Collaboration Spaces

Meetings, Meetings, Meetings

Did you ever participate in Take Your Child to Work Day, only to have your kids sum up your years of education, long hours, hard work, and hard-learned experience like this: “It’s boring. They sit in meeting rooms with people all day.”? Anyone who has ever worked for a company knows that the one place we all seem to spend the majority of our time is in meetings.

Traditionally, the business meeting was a place you went. You packed up your notebook (the paper kind, not the computer) and pen and headed to a drably decorated conference room to get the day’s status report, or to argue with the other participants, who were just as excited as you to be there.

If you were “lucky,” the meeting ...

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