Video meeting recommendations
Lists of meetings
Orientation guide to successfully lead and participate in a video meeting conference call (based on the experiences with IRC meetings)
- Before you start
- Send out an agenda and and say who is in charge of a specific discussion point.
- Assign a moderator for the conference call. For some meetings it could be useful to assign another person for writing a summary.
- Check the number of participants. Some platforms have a limit.
- During the call
- The moderator welcomes the participants and introduces the agenda. (If the participants don't know each other start with a round of introductions)
- Continue with the first item on your agenda and ask the person who is responsible for a brief presentation on the topic. That way you make sure everybody is on the same page.
- Create an action plan: Whenever you talk about new duties make sure that its clear who is responsible for this and what the timeline is. If you can't find someone note this in a summary and keep track.
- After the meeting
- Send a summary of the discussion results to the participants and invite them to improve it or publish a log on a Wiki page to share the results with your community.