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Multiroom Ordering: What Is This Feature and What Benefits Does It Offer?

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Since the release of Resource Central 4.0 Service Release 2 back in 2017, the Resource Finder has a feature called multiroom ordering. As its name suggests, this feature allows users to book multiple rooms and order catering and other services for each resource in just one step. Each selected room has its own tab containing an order form.  The multiroom ordering feature is excellent to use when you need to book multiple meeting rooms for an event or meeting. For example, the feature comes in handy when you need to book a videoconference between meeting rooms in two different locations. The multiroom ordering feature allows you to order catering in both locations without having to involve others in the process. The order form conveniently pops up inside

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  • Book multiple meeting rooms in different locations and include extra services in one step.
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How to Plan Better Meetings with an Empathetic Approach

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From meetings that go on and on with no end in sight, to meetings where participants are playing with their smartphones and wondering why they are even there, meetings take up a good chunk of your workday but they often feel like a waste of time. Most organizations depend on meetings to accomplish tasks and achieve team success. But are meetings at your organization the most effective and efficient that they can be? Chances are, they aren’t. Managers and senior leaders typically spend over half their time at work in meetings, but studies have shown that 25-50% of meeting time is wasted.  The biggest problems in an organization, including the issue of pointless and ineffective meetings, seem to arise when there is a lack of shared understanding.

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  • Plan your meetings with an empathetic approach to make meetings more efficient.
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How Microsoft Teams Works with Resource Central and Digital Sign Service

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Looking for a true hub for digital collaboration? Microsoft Teams is a game-changing collaboration platform in Office 365 combines workplace chats, meetings, notes, and attachments. It even includes extensions that integrate with non-Microsoft products, so you can customize your workspace in accordance with the way you work. Microsoft Teams enables you to build a more engaged and effective team. You can get everybody on the same page with online meetings, group chats, and calls, and easily share and collaborate on files with built-in Office 365 apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Both Resource Central and Digital Sign Service integrate with Microsoft Teams.   Book Microsoft Teams Meetings in Outlook If you want to book Microsoft Teams meetings from your Outlook calendar, click

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  • Learn how our meeting room booking software, Resource Central, integrates with Microsoft Teams.
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Microsoft Teams: What We Learned at Ignite

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Add-On Products joined tech professionals from around the world at Microsoft Ignite this September in Orlando. Attending this conference allowed us to talk in person with customers about our resource booking solutions, as well as learn about what’s next with Microsoft’s technology. Microsoft Teams was definitely a major focus at Ignite this year. According to the sessions we attended at Ignite, it is the fastest growing Microsoft product. Lauded as the ultimate collaboration tool, Teams is a hub for teamwork within Office 365. Teams will eventually replace Skype for Business Online. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Add-On Products is constantly enhancing our product integrations in this collaboration-first environment. Resource Central and Digital Sign Service software supports Microsoft Teams as they support Skype for Business.   The Capabilities of

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  • Add-On Products joined sessions about what's next with Microsoft's technology at Ignite back in September in Orlando. Microsoft Teams was a big focus point - here's what we learned.
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How to Be a #SmartOfficeWorker: Essential Skills in Today’s Workplace

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Good office workers are hard to find, according to one-third of hiring managers. Contrary to what the media might lead you to believe, the talent shortage doesn’t just happen in technical disciplines. There is a talent shortage across all fields because workplaces are changing rapidly. Oftentimes, organizations focus on recruiting employees with hard skills. The problem is that those people may not be capable of communicating complex thoughts or work well with others. To be a #smartofficeworker, you need to have a good mix of hard and soft skills. Some skills are desirable in more than one industry. These hybrid skills allow workers to be useful in a number of different areas of a business. The following are some of the most important and coveted skills for

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  • Do you have the skills to become a #SmartOfficeWorker in today's workplace?
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