As travel costs rise and airlines cut back service, organizations of all sizes are rethinking the face-to-face meeting and using technology to connect instead, reports the New York Times. Web and video conferencing technology has matured to the point where it is often practical, affordable, and more productive to move digital bits instead of bodies--even for high-level business meetings. The emerging trend, analysts say, goes well beyond a reaction to rising travel costs and a weakening economy. "These technology tools are going to change the way corporations think about travel and work in the long run," Claire Schooley, an analyst


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