huddles

Virtual Working Spaces

Bring the fluid, serendipitous interactions of in-person work to distributed, hybrid teams

Give your teams the tools to be successful

91% of knowledge workers say team connection is important at work but
55% of knowledge workers identify it as a challenge when working remotely

- Morning Consult Feb 2023

Why use Zoom Huddles?

An important part of productivity is social productivity. We’re more motivated to work when we feel engaged, trusted by our colleagues, and know where to go to solve complex problems. But how do we create a workforce that truly feels connected? Zoom Huddles provides a human-centered approach to hybrid interaction using virtual working spaces.

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    Build connected teams

    Leverage virtual working spaces for natural and genuine conversations

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    Win time back

    Get quick answers to questions outside of scheduled meetings

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    Bridge the In-office and hybrid experiences

    Create physical gathering places to give remote employees in-person visibility

Zoom Huddles use cases

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Virtual Coworking

Zoom Huddles replicates the ‘working alongside’ aspect of an open office, giving you predictability on where you can find coworkers for hybrid or virtual working sessions and serendipitous run-ins.

  • Jump into a huddle to ask a coworker a question
  • Feel closer to teammates as you work throughout your day
  • Have a place to return to after scheduled meetings

Get to know Zoom Huddles

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Browsing huddles

View a variety of different huddles at a glance from your Zoom App. See how many people are in the huddle before you decide to join in on the conversation.

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Interacting in a huddle

Participate in a huddle with video and audio controls. Choose when you’d like to be muted, turn all audio off, which disconnects your own audio, or stop your video.

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Views to fit your workstyle

Choose to stay in expanded view, where you can see others participating in a huddle, or minimized view to keep an eye on when you want to talk with a coworker without using too much screen real estate.

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Huddle connected chat channels

Each huddle comes with a dedicated Team Chat channel that dynamically maintains parity with messages sent in a huddle.

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Conversations in a huddle

Once in a huddle, join existing Conversations happening or start your own Conversations. Conversations are a way to form smaller groups within a huddle. Give your Conversation a name, so others in your huddle can join in as well.

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Coming soon | Huddle connected Zoom Rooms

Connect your Zoom Room to a huddle to create a portal for in-office employees to have authentic interactions with remote colleagues.

Zoom One

Enable modern collaboration with Chat & channels, Phone, Whiteboard, and Meetings in a single offering.

  • Start a phone call or video meeting from a chat message

  • Collaborate on a whiteboard from your desktop or room, and easily
    share it with others

  • See whether a colleague is available with presence status

     

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FAQ

Zoom Huddles are video-enabled virtual working spaces. It is designed to foster inclusive discussions, bringing the fluid interactions of in-person work to distributed, hybrid teams throughout their work day. Zoom Huddles replicates the ‘working alongside’ aspect of an open office for workers and encourages free-form video-first conversations.

A user can join a huddle and control if they’d like to have their camera or microphone on or off at any point.

Users can be a part of many huddles with the ability to move between them. It is analogous to an open office space: while an employee may have a dedicated desk, they are also free to walk around the office and mingle with other teams.

A huddle can be as small as two individuals, and as many as 1000.  The maximum number of videos shared at one time will be 49, and they will appear in a circular gallery view, different from the video tiles many users are accustomed to.

A huddle replicates an open-office environment – so yes, everyone within the huddle can hear you if you have enabled your microphone.  If you would like to have a separate conversation, you can create a subgroup, called a Conversation, within a huddle. Users in the huddle can add themselves to the Conversation.

No, recording is not supported in huddles.

Zoom Huddles is analogous to an open-office space and designed for anyone within an organization to participate. External users are not supported at this time.

Join the Early Access list

Zoom Huddles is now available in Early Access for a limited number of eligible customers. If you are interested in learning more about early access to Zoom Huddles, please fill out the this form.

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