According to the U.S. Interior Department, their staff can save millions of dollars avoiding flights to places like Denver, Sacramento and other state capitals. That's not telling people like you and I anything new. We've all know that and likely practice it more and more.
So lets get a few definitions on the table..
1. Video conferencing is more than two people in more than two locations. That could be 3 people in three different offices, or many people in many locations.
3. Video chat. See # 2
All of the above tie directly to the Interior Departments model of cost cutting saying: