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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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How to Prevent Double Bookings in Microsoft Outlook

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If you use Microsoft Outlook® to book meeting rooms, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the frustrating experience of double bookings. Not only can double bookings leave you without a meeting room when you need it, you could also end up with equipment, catering, and other extra services that you will no longer be able to use. Additionally, double bookings create a poor impression among clients or business partners who have come to meet with you at your facility. Productivity is lost as you shuffle to find an available meeting room at the last minute due to a double booking. Imagine settling into a meeting room because you’re about to initiate a huddle with your team and then someone else steps in, asking if you had also booked the meeting

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How to Incorporate Meeting Room Management Into Your Facility Management Strategy

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An effective facility management strategy consists of more than just registering buildings and asset data. It also aims to increase efficiency in facility processes. An integral yet frequently overlooked aspect of facilities management is meeting room and resource management. Meeting rooms and conference rooms are essential in every office. Though the way meetings are carried out and their purposes may differ from one company to another, most organizations share similar frustrations about double bookings, the lack of meeting rooms, and poor management of meeting rooms and resources.   Meeting room management is vital to the success of your facility because it can make or break the impression visitors and clients get. Effective meeting room and resource management processes also help to enhance productivity, collaboration, and efficiency among staff.

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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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