Put an End to Meeting Scheduling FrustrationDecember 4, 2015
“Hey, we need to meet, what day/time works for you?” Does this phrase sound familiar? I receive about a dozen emails a week with this question. I’m sure you receive many too or are sending the same question to others. This almost always results in a long email chain before an actual calendar invite is sent. Did you know that there are 11 million enterprise meetings a day in the US alone? That equates to 3 billion meetings per year! There has to be a better way to find a time that works for everyone.
Imagine proposing several times based on your own calendar availability, sending a single email to your meeting attendees and then having an invite sent from your calendar based on common availability of your group. Now that’s cool! Want to eliminate folks having to respond all together? How about using Outlook’s built in Scheduling Assistant to see availability for internal colleagues and external colleagues all on the same screen? Now that’s even cooler!
Binary Tree has been providing Calendar interoperability solutions to enterprises for over 20 years. Millions of employees from companies large and small have benefited from transparent calendaring (FreeBusy searches) thanks to our solutions. We are now bringing this same capability to anyone running Microsoft Outlook. Last week we released NeedToMeet. This is a service available online atwww.needtomeet.com and via various interfaces including iOS, Android and Windows mobile apps and Microsoft Outlook.
The service is free but there is a small subscription fee for the Outlook Add-In features mentioned above. Please download and enjoy a free trial and let us know what you think.