Web conferencing, which uses the WebEx technology, allows multiple individuals or groups to share information on-line. Through this service one can schedule, manage and attend on-line meetings. Features include document and application sharing (screen sharing), chat, polling and video sharing.
Lightweight alternatives for video chat between Brown employees is available through Google: two people can video chat in Gmail Chat and up to ten can video chat, share screens and collaboratively edit documents using the Hangouts feature of Google+.
Create an account at the Brown Webex site by choosing 'Request Host Account' from the left-hand side of the screen, near the top.