With a blank canvas for an office space, the sky’s the limit. You’ve got a great opportunity to put your company’s stamp on a space and really reflect and amplify your business’ ethos through the layout, design and, crucially, functionality of your new office.
But where do you start? In this article, we’ll talk you through the business essentials, such as display screens, communication and connectivity solutions and collaboration tools that will have your office fully equipped and up and running ready to welcome clients in no time. Then it’s over to you to apply the tools to your office to create a space that helps drive productivity and creativity levels to the max.
While the layout of your office floor space will dictate the design and layout of your meeting rooms to an extent, there are certain things that you will want to pri
The key to designing a meeting room for project management meetings is really understanding what your project managers do. Don’t even think about making a purchase before you’ve sat down with a project manager to outline their job role and responsibilities.
Remember, they don’t necessarily know what they need from you to get the job done, but they do know how to get the job done, so sit back, listen and take notes on their key responsibilities and details of their role.
Whether you have a dedicated space for project management meetings or your project managers use a shared meeting room, understanding their role down to the minute details is essential before you can create a checklist of the a
As more and more employees sync up their personal smartphones, tablets and laptops with their work correspondence, BYOD, or ‘bring your own device’ technical policies are becoming increasingly common in businesses the world over, blurring the lines between our working and personal lives.
From a business perspective, properly managed, this brings some enormous benefits. However, the unpredictability of the multiple operating systems and connectivity ports that inevitably comes with such a variety of devices, cre
Selecting a screen to form the focal point of your meeting room takes careful consideration. The size of your meeting room, the functionality of the space, who will be using the display and how and when … all these points and more will influence your purchase decision.
We have compiled an overview of some of the key questions you need to ask yourself and your team in order to assess your requirements and outlined some helpful information and solutions to help you to make your choice from the huge variety of o
Whether you purchased an interactive touchscreen, or a 65-inch 4K UHD display, there is a plethora of technology solutions on the market that will help you to get the most out of the focal point of your meeting room.
The obvious first question - which you will have considered prior to purchasing your screen (what do you mean you didn’t? Quick read our guide on choosing the right display for your meeting room here) - is where is the screen going to go and how will you install it?
Brits spend around eight hours a day – longer than is spent sleeping – looking at a tech device, according to a 2014 Ofcom survey. In the US, this rises to more than ten hours of daily screentime. With so much time spent staring at pixels, it’s paramount that workplaces, schools and universities equip their meeting rooms, classrooms and presentation areas with the right displays or else pay the price with a drop in engagement and productivity.
But what is the right display? It comes down to screen size - which you c
The huddle space has proven itself to be an incredibly useful and versatile little addition to office design, so much so that there are now an estimated 50 million ‘huddle rooms’ in workplaces around the world.
Bright open-plan areas are a great way of enabling employees to integrate and work together by removing the barriers between teams. But when the time comes to break away from the hustle and bustle of the office floor to collaborate with colleagues, the huddle space has proven itself to be a productive and cost-effective retreat. But what does a huddle space need to offer in order to maximise a team’s productivity and creativity?
The best huddle rooms are p
Office space has come a long way. Industry leaders are doing away with the grey fabric floor tiles and polystyrene ceiling panels in favour of bright, vibrant, spacious offices that inject an element of fun and creativity into the working day. As the office space has evolved, so too has the meeting room.
When it comes to screen size, there’s a natural inclination to follow the old adage of “bigger is better”. And while in the majority of cases this is true, the reality of things is a bit more complicated. This guide looks at how to calculate the right dimensions for your space and use, and demonstrates where size really matters when it comes to display installations.
Room dimensions, the distance of any seating from the main display screen and the purpose of the room in question will all prove important when ident