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How the Internet of Things Is Changing the Workplace

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The Internet of Things, which is often abbreviated to IoT, refers to the connection of devices to the Internet. This goes beyond computers and smartphones and includes kitchen appliances, cars, heart monitors, furnaces, and more. The list keeps on growing. These days, it seems like every new device has a “smart” component. Any standalone device that can be connected to the Internet and monitored and controlled from a remote location is considered an IoT device. Intel has projected that there will be 200 billion connected devices by 2020. While IoT device have been transforming our homes, we spend most of our time at work. The Internet of Things is already changing the way we work and do business.  A number of different industries, including marketing, manufacturing,

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  • The Internet of Things is already changing the way we work and do business in a number of different industries.
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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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Make Your Real Estate Work Harder for You with Efficient Meeting Room and Workspace Management

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Do you know which spaces in your office are underutilized? Do you understand where work actually happens? More often than not, workspaces are unoccupied and conference rooms are not used to their full capacity. According to space utilization studies conducted by Herman Miller, private offices remain unoccupied 77% of the time and workstations remain unoccupied 60% of the time. Understanding how your workspace is currently used is the first step in improving resource utilization and increasing efficiency.   Eco-friendliness and flexible work are just some of the trends driving the use of workstations and meeting rooms across a wide range of industries. Mobility has become more important over the years, as an increasing number of employees work remotely or have flexible working arrangements. Smaller meeting spaces are

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  • Do you know which spaces in your office are underutilized? Having access to room and resource utilization reports is crucial to give you insights into which spaces are currently under- or overutilized.
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How to Reduce Meeting Room No-Shows

How to Reduce Meeting Room No-Shows

  Meeting room no-shows aren’t just an inconvenience – they can also be costly for your organization if you don’t keep them under control. A report by Herman Miller showed that meetings cost companies between $30 million and $100 million per year. Studies show that an average of 40% of meetings are no-shows.  Meeting room no-shows take place when someone books a meeting and then cancels it, but doesn’t cancel the room booking. As a result, unoccupied meeting rooms appear as reserved in the meeting booking system. Other employees who are looking for a meeting room may not find one available. A quick stroll around the office would lead them to determine that there are plenty of unused meeting rooms, yet none of them can be

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  • Using resource scheduling software can prevent no-shows from occurring because when you cancel a meeting, the meeting room is immediately freed up for others to use
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Resource Central User Group in Denmark: How We’re Gaining Insights and Improving the Customer Experience

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Last year, Add-On Products created a user group in Vejle, Denmark for local Resource Central users. Members of our Maintenance Program had been requesting access to a forum where they could discuss the use of Resource Central, hence this user group was born. The Resource Central user group is dedicated to enhancing the user experience of our software and encourages the sharing of information and product knowledge between users. The first meeting of the user group took place in May of 2018, and the second meeting was held in October of 2018. The next meeting is coming up this spring.  The user group meetings are facilitated by Add-On Products’ Product Specialists. During these meetings, our specialists announce new and upcoming features in Resource Central. Participants get to

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  • Last year, Add-On Products created a user group in Vejle, Denmark for local Resource Central users.
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