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Keeping a Connection: When working remotely, it’s easy to segment yourself in your own little bubble. But according to David Huberman, general counsel of data security company Code42, using video and chat can certainly be leveraged to keep interpersonal interaction high. “When 9/11 happened, I remember, we didn’t have all these tools," he said. "There were email and phone calls, and while there is no substitute for being in person, being able to see someone in video is great and doing one-off chats is great. You really do feel connected. We are a technology company, so we really like this stuff and have a collaboration culture.”

Just a few months ago, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, Cisco Webex and other video conference platforms were mere conveniences for making conference calls or hosting a webinar.

Now, as COVID-19 and social distancing recommendations spread, video conferencing is a must for business development and day-to-day interactions with clients, colleagues and staff.

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Victoria Hudgins

I am a reporter for Legaltech News, where I cover national and international cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments.

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