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How to Reduce Meeting Room No-Shows

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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 from 2009 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 booked.

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Extra Services That You Can Book with Resource Booking Software

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At any busy office, staff members host a number of different meetings each day. In order to have successful meetings, it’s often necessary to book additional services like catering, AV equipment, table setup, and video conferencing. These services help to create an optimal meeting experience and leave a positive impression on customers and other guests who might be attending your meetings and events. A booking solution like Resource Central gives your organization complete control over the resources users have the ability to book. Anything can be a bookable resource, from AV and table setup services, to wellness and video conferencing services. Administrators can determine who is able to book the resources, where they can book them, and for how long. Resources can be booked across multiple

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Why Move to the Cloud? Benefits of Booking Meetings and Managing Calendars in the Cloud

Why Move to the Cloud? Benefits of Booking Meetings and Managing Calendars in the Cloud

The cloud is becoming the new normal. Cloud computing allows you to access applications through the Internet, rather than having to run applications on a physical computer or server. Not only can the cloud help you save time and money, it can also change the way you do business.    Work from Anywhere Moving to the cloud gives you flexibility. You can work virtually and have the flexibility to connect anytime, anywhere. As long as you have an Internet connection, you can get to work. You can also use nearly any type of device to access your app, including a smartphone, laptop, or tablet.  Using cloud-based meeting booking software and team calendar software is ideal for companies that have a virtual team or some

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New booking system optimises use of electric cars in the Municipality of Fredensborg

New booking system optimises use of electric cars in the Municipality of Fredensborg

‘With a clear focus on energy efficiency, energy savings and increased use of renewable energy, the Municipality of Fredensborg wishes to support the transition to a fossil-free Danish society.’ This is one of the key messages in the Municipality of Fredensborg’s Climate and Energy Strategy, which was adopted unanimously by the town council in 2011. Since then, the strategy has generated a large number of initiatives designed to put the municipality at the forefront of the climate efforts in Denmark with a view to reducing both the energy consumption and CO2 emissions of the municipality and its citizens. New Business Case about the municipality of Fredensborg and their use of Resource Central to book electic cars and thereby saving Money, energy and CO2. The municipality thus reduced its

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Meeting Room Management in Outlook®: Manage Workspace Efficiently and Reduce Real Estate Expenses

Meeting Room Management in Outlook<sup>®</sup>: Manage Workspace Efficiently and Reduce Real Estate Expenses

In today’s business environment, there is a greater emphasis on maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs due to precarious market conditions. One area of business where costs are often higher than they need to be is in real estate. Office space is used poorly in many organizations. Workspaces remain empty, not only outside office hours, but also during the workday. According to an internal study performed by Intel, 60% of their workstations were empty at any given time of the day. A diversity of factors, such as flexible working arrangements, restructuring, and long-term leases, may cause workspaces to remain empty often and lead companies to have more office space than necessary. Furthermore, part-time employees may have dedicated workspaces that go unused for much of the day and some

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