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The Future of Work 2017: How the Workplace is Changing

  As we say goodbye to 2016, let’s break down the ways in which the workplace is changing in 2017. Over the past year, workplaces have evolved to accommodate a more fast-paced, mobile workforce. In 2017, perhaps more than ever before, companies will have to rethink the way they set up and use their workspaces. This is particularly true as the demand for a flexible work environment increases. The following are major trends that are likely to affect offices in 2017.   Blended Workforces Are on the Rise Freelancing and the gig economy have become major forces. More companies are hiring people on-demand to cut costs and solve key problems without resorting to a lengthy, traditional hiring process. In this economy,

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How Key Personnel Can Improve Resource Utilization with a Central Meeting Management Tool

How Key Personnel Can Improve Resource Utilization with a Central Meeting Management Tool

Resource utilization rates and profitability are two sides of the same coin. Optimizing resource utilization rates will enhance your company’s profitability and is key to running a successful operation. To maximize resource usage and improve employee productivity, it’s helpful to use software to manage meetings and book resources. Employees need access to a tool that allows them to quickly and easily find meeting rooms, book meetings, order extra services, and make any necessary adjustments. Drag and Drop Meetings and Resources with Resource Central’s Booking Manager At Add-On Products, we have introduced a new tool called the Booking Manager in the latest version of our meeting and resource booking software, Resource Central. The Booking Manager allows key personnel to manage changes to bookings, orders, and

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  • Drag and Drop Meetings and Resources with Resource Central’s Booking Manager
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How to Avoid Double Bookings and Make Informed Decisions with Resource Scheduling Software

How to Avoid Double Bookings and Make Informed Decisions with Resource Scheduling Software

If you book meetings and resources at your office, double bookings might be a frequent and frustrating occurrence. Double bookings occur when two people book the same conference room at the same time. It can be a challenge to keep calendars and systems up-to-date to avoid double bookings. While no one intends for double bookings to happen, they can lead to lost productivity. Sometimes, it feels like you can do everything right and still find someone else in the conference room you booked at the time of your meeting. Fortunately, there are meeting and resource booking solutions available that can help you streamline meeting booking and prevent booking mistakes. Meeting room management is important because its effectiveness has a direct impact on your company’s overall performance

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  • With resource scheduling software in place, you can ensure that users are able to view and book available meeting rooms and order extra services like catering
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3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

The number of companies seeking to integrate sustainability practices is on the rise. Sustainability programs make positive contributions to organizations both in the short-term and long-term. They can cut costs, improve your company’s reputation, and increase operational efficiency. Each year brings a new set of innovations that promise to benefit both your profits and the planet. The following are 3 sustainable business trends that you can expect to see with more frequency in 2017. 1. Flexible/remote working Among the many considerations that businesses make in order to achieve sustainability, one that is commonly overlooked is flexible/remote working. Flexible and remote working initiatives allow people to work from home or another remote location. Offering flexible/remote work opportunities is important because it helps companies attract

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  • Get started toward a greener path with Add-On Products
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The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

In today’s mobile and flexible business environment, a growing number of employees are using their own computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices for work purposes. Employees often prefer to use their own devices to access their work data because IT departments struggle to keep up with yearly upgrades in technology and may not have the latest devices available. BYOD is part of the larger IT consumerization trend, which blends the personal and business use of technological devices and applications. BYOD is about offering choice to employees and gives them the flexibility to work how they want, easing the integration of their work and personal lives. BYOD is beneficial to companies because it increases employee productivity. In a survey by Forrester Consulting, over 80% of firms base their

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  • Employees enjoy using their own devices, which makes them happier and more productive at work
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