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Digital Sign iPad: The Advantages of Using iPads as Digital Meeting Room Signs

Digital Sign iPad: The Advantages of Using iPads as Digital Meeting Room Signs

Tablets, such as Apple iPads, have been gaining ground as digital signs. Digital sign iPads are a cost-effective alternative to commercial-grade displays, which are typically two to three times the cost of similarly sized consumer displays. While it’s true that commercial-grade displays are more robust and resistant to heat, cold, dust, etc., iPads still make great digital signs, especially in small spaces. iPads aren’t available in commercial versions, but you can use third-party mounts and enclosures to prevent damage and theft. iPads are a popular digital signage solution because they are attractive, sleek, and user-friendly. Currently, iPads come in two sizes: the regular 9.7-inch display and the newer iPad mini. The primary advantage of a digital sign iPad is that it’s far less expensive to buy and install

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  • Digital Sign Service for iPads displays Outlook® meeting information and availability
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Infographic: Software Implementation at a Large Global Organization

Infographic: Software Implementation at a Large Global Organization

Software implementations are complex processes that require thorough preparation, monitoring, and evaluation. The latter is relevant both to ensure the software is deployed successfully but also to gain valuable knowledge for future IT projects. This could be done by setting up a list of success criteria and subsequently defining the key factors for the success as well as the obstacles.   Software Implementation at Customer Site For an example of a successful software implementation, you can view the infographic below. It describes how a large global organization rolled-out the meeting booking software Resource Central to many locations in different time-zones and to a significant number of end-users. Following the software implementation, the company evaluated the process and came to a very positive

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Group Calendar for Outlook®: What Functionality Is Lost When Migrating from IBM Notes to Microsoft Outlook®?

Group Calendar for Outlook<sup><sup>®</sup></sup>: What Functionality Is Lost When Migrating from IBM Notes to Microsoft Outlook<sup><sup>®</sup></sup>?

IBM Notes, formerly known as Lotus Notes, offers business collaboration tools, including email, calendars, and contact management. One of the more useful features of IBM Notes is its group calendaring and scheduling functionality. A group calendar gives you a user-friendly overview of team members’ calendars, allows you to quickly determine whether people are available at a specific time or date, and provides you with planning tools. However, a growing number of organizations are making the decision to migrate from IBM Notes. Many users believe that IBM Notes has not kept pace with innovation and has become outdated in today’s web, mobile, and social context. Microsoft Outlook® is seen as a more appealing option because of its ease of use, large user base, and flexibility. The problem is that

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  • Add-ons for Outlook® could aid you in your meeting booking woes by for instance enabling meeting scheduling anytime, anywhere on a web app
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Three Best Practices for Software Implementation

Three Best Practices for Software Implementation

An important factor when planning for a software implementation is to plan for failure instead of success. Software implementations are complex and you need to ensure you have a detailed project plan to ensure a successful software implementation – this includes planning for failure. Potential pitfalls can be avoided by pinpointing possible issues such as end-users having insufficient knowledge about the software implementation. You especially need to be well-prepared in the case of a large software implementation. The implementation might for instance involve a significant number of end-users or your locations are spread out globally – perhaps even across different time-zones. Thorough Preparation before Implementation Preparation is key to ensuring the implementation goes as problem-free as possible. Three things you should include in your project

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  • Consider setting-up a core project team located in the same office during the software implementation
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Business Case: Company Reduces Office Space Costs with $1.5 Million

Business Case: Company Reduces Office Space Costs with $1.5 Million

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (MS Society) recently implemented Resource Central in their organization. In a new business case, MS Society describes how they benefit from Resource Central. Improved Office Space Usage with a User-Friendly Solution Read the business case MS Society sought a solution to replace their existing meeting room software with a more robust product. The organization also wanted to efficiently manage its office space as it planned to implement a shared workplace strategy to reduce office space costs. After implementing Resource Central, MS Society enjoys a number of benefits including the following: Reduced real estate cost by improving office space usage Efficient management of meeting room booking with for instance a quick overview of resources and their availability Effortlessly adoption by

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