For recurring meetings, Recommendations alert you when guests have low participation rates and gives you the option to remove them from the meeting.
Recommendations help you identify ways to improvement meeting engagement, including inviting participants as optional.
By understanding participation in meetings, Read recommends actions to either make the meeting better or return time back to participants.
Make a meeting participant optional or remove
Change the time and length of a meeting
Review a meeting series for deletion
Read aggregates engagement, sentiment, participation, and more across meetings to find opportunities for improvement. The result is data-driven recommendations for you and your meeting participants.
Key factors display the reason for the recommendation
Actions applied directly in your calendar
In addition to reviewing recommendations in Read Dashboard, you can also access them right in your Google Calendar! Try the new Read Smart Scheduler extension for Chrome.
Annual employee survey highlighted meeting fatigue as the #1 issue in the organization. Prior attempts to solve the problem were “old school” and temporary.
Metrics show larger the meeting, lower the engagement
Applied recommendations to save 8 hours per employee in the first 30 days
Average number of meeting attendees decreased from 9 to 7
With over 30% of meetings starting late and 50% going over schedule, this organization had accidentally built a culture of tardiness.
Metrics identified timeliness as negatively impacting engagement
Hosts were starting meetings late by an average of 2 minutes
Metrics and recommendations increased accountability improving on-time rates by 13%