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The True Cost of Meetings in Your Organization

The True Cost of Meetings in Your Organization

According to Atlassian, most employees attend 62 meetings each month. A Bain & Company study showed that one company’s weekly senior leadership meeting consumed 7,000 hours per year for the attendees and 300,000 hours companywide among subordinates in preparation and related meetings. Meetings are necessary for doing business, but research suggests that up to half of the time spent in meetings is wasted and would be better spent on working toward business goals and satisfying customers’ needs. Time is money, and it’s important that companies manage this valuable asset as such. There are various costs associated with holding meetings, including travel expenses, real estate costs, electricity, heating, employee and meeting participant salaries, and catering, to name a few. Atlassian estimates that the annual salary cost of unnecessary meetings

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  • Save time and money with our meeting booking software Resource Central
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The MS Society of Canada Saves an Estimated $1.5 Million on Real Estate Costs, Thanks to Resource Central

The MS Society of Canada Saves an Estimated $1.5 Million on Real Estate Costs, Thanks to Resource Central

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (MS Society) is a non-profit organization based out of Toronto that provides services to people with MS and their families. They also fund research to find the cause and cure for MS. At their headquarters in Toronto, the MS Society long struggled to manage meeting room booking efficiently and sought a way to streamline the process. Before implementing Resource Central, the MS Society was using basic Microsoft Outlook® calendars to book meetings. However, the meeting booking process was tedious because they couldn’t get a quick overview of available resources. They also couldn’t determine the size or location of the rooms while booking. In addition to searching for a solution to their struggles with meeting room booking, the MS Society was planning to

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  • By implementing Resource Central the MS Society have improved their bottom line
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Boost Efficiency and Save Time with Resource Scheduling Software

Boost Efficiency and Save Time with Resource Scheduling Software

Meetings are an inevitable part of doing business. They are time-consuming, but scheduling them shouldn’t have to be. At the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia Inc. (CCI WA), arranging meetings was troublesome prior to the implementation of Resource Central, Add-On Products’ meeting room and resource booking software for Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange. CCI WA is a member-based, non-profit organization with approximately 300 staff members located across Western Australia and the Northern Territory. 220 of those staff members work at CCI WA’s head office in East Perth. Before adopting Resource Central, CCI WA staff used a spreadsheet to arrange meetings and resources and the file frequently got corrupted. Employees spent far too much time going back and forth to set up meetings and it was tedious,

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  • CCI WA, Australia has streamlined their Meeting and Resource Scheduling with Resource Central.
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How Flexible Work Arrangements Benefit Employers and Employees

How Flexible Work Arrangements Benefit Employers and Employees

Flexible work arrangements are programs that give workers greater freedom in the manner through which they fulfill their work obligations. They may include programs that provide flexibility in the scheduling of hours worked, amount of hours worked, or place of work. Flexible work arrangements are frequently lauded for helping workers achieve a better work-life balance while enhancing a company’s productivity and profits. There is growing interest among workers to have access to flexible work arrangements. Nearly 80% of workers say that they would like to have flexible work options. There are many different kinds of working arrangements that provide flexibility in the place of work, such as the following: Working on the move Working from home Working at satellite offices Hot desking Hoteling Flexible

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  • Reduce costs by managing workspaces with hot desk booking software from Add-On Products
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Booking a Resource From a Mobile Device with a Resource Booking Web App

Booking a Resource From a Mobile Device with a Resource Booking Web App

Meeting and resource booking has never been easier. Resource booking software that integrates with Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange allows you to schedule people, equipment, services, and other resources in the familiar Outlook® environment from a desktop computer. As an increasing number of employees complete work tasks away from their desks while on the go, however, more and more organizations are seeking mobile applications that facilitate resource booking. Mobile technology isn’t a fad or trend – it’s here to stay. In fact, the latest data from KPCB mobile technology trends shows that mobile media time is now greater than desktop and other media. It has become essential for organizations to cater to mobile users, particularly as the virtual workforce grows. 15% of the EU workforce can be described as

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  • Book meetings from your preferred device
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