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Get Your Workplace Ready for Social Distancing with the Workspace App

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COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives, including the way we work. Although many employees are still working from home, more and more companies are preparing for a gradual return to the office. Organizations are under pressure to implement social distancing measures to prevent the spread of the virus as their employees return to work. If your company has taken a traditional approach to workspace management up until now, with one designated employee per desk, you might be having a hard time determining how to transition to a more flexible seating strategy in order keep employees safe.   How to Protect Your People Using Flexible Seating   A lot of modern offices have open floorplans, so if everyone is in the office at

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  • Getting employees back to work and keep social distancing using the Workspace App
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Create an Agile, Flexible Workplace with the Workspace Booking App and Hot Desk Management Solution

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Now you can simplify meeting room and hot desk booking with the Workspace App by Add-On Products. This tool lets your employees determine workspace availability, make room reservations, and adjust or cancel bookings. The floor map feature boasts interactive floor plans that are based on your organization’s layout.    Using the Workspace Booking App is an effortless and easy way to help make your workplace more efficient. Employees no longer have to rely on an office admin to book meeting spaces or find and book available hot desks for them. Through the Workspace app’s user-friendly interface, employees can reserve conference rooms, hot desks, and other resources in your Microsoft 365 environment. Not only is this quick and convenient for employees, it also enables your organization

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  • Simplify meeting room and hot desk booking with Workspace by Add-On Products.
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5 Benefits of Hot Desking for Companies and Employees

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What is Hot Desking? Hot desking is a desk sharing trend that arose around the 1990s. In offices with hot-desking, workers take whatever desk is available, instead of having one assigned space.  In the modern workplace, agility is crucial. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility and foster teamwork and innovation. While the practice of hot desking has been around for the past 20 years or so, it didn’t become commonplace until recent years. Hot desking can cut the costs of running an office by up to 30%, so it’s a popular choice among employers. Hot desking offers benefits for employees, too. Below are the top 5 benefits of hot desking for companies and employees.   1. Increase collaboration  Hot

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  • Recently hot desking has become more commonplace as businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility.
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How to Avoid Double Bookings and Make Informed Decisions with Resource Scheduling Software

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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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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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  • 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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