WebEx Now Available Across all of UCSF
What is WebEx?
For those not familiar with WebEx, this is an all-in-one conferencing solution that incorporates audio conferencing, desktop document sharing and webcam video into a single platform. WebEx can be used with a PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
As for collaboration, WebEx provides users with an audio conference bridge, desktop content and application sharing, a chat feature, online white boards, real-time document editing tools, a recording/playback option and other conferencing platforms that will allow you to assemble remote resources with collaboration tools aimed at making your meetings more productive.
How Do I Get Started Using WebEx?
You have already been provisioned a WebEx account. To schedule a WebEx meeting, go to http://webmeeting.ucsf.edu and log in with your email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and your network password. For more detailed instructions on how to get started, click here: /services/web-conferencing-webex
To better familiarize yourself with this new tool, sign up for WebEx training here: https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ (search: WebEx).
Is WebEx the Right Tool* for Me?
Whether you are evaluating your existing web and audio conference tool(s), or wanting to learn more about the features and functionalities of WebEx, click here to learn more: https://it.ucsf.edu/pages/how-do-i-choose-right-video-conferencing-tool-ucsf.
Cost Savings with WebEx
Because WebEx is centrally funded, we encourage your group to discontinue third-party video, audio or web conferencing tools and try WebEx.
*Ideal for individual resources who are remote or part of a distributed team, WebEx is not intended nor capable of replacing in-room video conferencing tools and services.