Upgrading your meeting room estate can represent a significant investment both financially and in terms of time, so it’s important that the benefits are felt for years to come.
Just 12 months ago, a virtual event wasn’t something many event organisers and marketers would have considered an essential part of their offering. While webinars were becoming ever more popular, these would be smaller in scale, shorter in time and narrower in scope than the ever-popular in-person conferences, awards and tradeshows that littered many industries’ calendars.
Fast forward to mid-2020, however, and virtual events have taken on a whole new level of importance, offering a way to futureproof a business and maintain contact with stakeholders despite the changeable times.
Video conferencing has become a useful tool for many people in today’s global workforce, but recent events, including storms across Europe and the threat of coronavirus, have highlighted just what an important role it can play in ensuring business as usual when events are out of an organisation’s control. Read more
With such rapid technological change taking place in the corporate world, and a quantum shift in the way we work (Blog: Five key changes to the way we work and what this means for your workplace) , it can be difficult to ensure your workplace continues to meet the needs of your workforce, particularly when it comes to meeting spaces. Read more
The huge acceleration in workplace technology in recent years has made it difficult to know which kit genuinely has a positive impact on both employees and the bottom line, and which is less effective.
Changes to the idea of the workplace, the rise of flexible and remote working, and the need to communicate with people across the globe on a regular basis has hugely affected the kind of technology needed in the average office or meeting room.
Embarking on an upgrade programme of your existing meeting room estate can be daunting. We recently explored how to avoid the common mistakes (The five biggest meeting room AV integration mistakes and how to avoid them). Read more
Huddle rooms are a cost-effective way to provide space for your employees to collaborate and share ideas in an informal, easy-to-use environment. The biggest advantage of huddle rooms is that they encourage and enhance team working, therefore any technology installed should encourage this.
Five key benefits of a huddle space:
- User Friendly– Huddle rooms are designed to be simple to use.
- Flexible – This simplicity also makes huddle rooms flexible.
- Cost Effective – Requires a lot less investment than boardrooms.
- Increases Productivity – Huddle rooms should be used when needed to solve specific problems or achieve specific goals.
- Use your real estate more effectively – uddle rooms are small spaces, making them a great way to optimise under-utilised areas
The most accepted definition of a huddle space is a small, private and comfortable meeting area designed to accommodate 2-6 people and equipped with teleconferencing and collaborative tools. Their size and the technologies typically housed within them makes huddle rooms ideal for both scheduled and impromptu meetings, offering a quieter space for people to work without having to reserve time in a large meeting space or boardroom.