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How to Build the Ultimate Workplace!

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Are you responsible for planning a workplace? Or are you and your company facing an upcoming change of location? Then you’ve come to the right place. Planning and designing a workplace is something of an art form. To help ensure that your workplace is as inspiring as possible and that nothing falls through the cracks (both literally and figuratively speaking), we have put together this guide about how to create the ultimate workplace.

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How to be Smart About Office Space Planning and Work Hours

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Just a decade or two ago, cell offices were the most common office layout where employees had their own rooms and a door they could shut. Today things are a little bit different. Even if cell offices still exist, the open floor plan spaces such as landscapes and activity based offices have become more common. In addition, companies have become much more meeting intensive, which will put new requirements on office space planning in terms of design and how to get as much utilization of the spaces as possible. A big mistake a lot of companies do is building too big conference rooms…

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Meeting Rooms – The New Hard Currency of Companies

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High demand on meeting rooms, (experienced) lack of meeting rooms and getting “kicked out” of, or have to kick out colleagues from booked rooms are commonplace at many workplaces. This is, among other things, because of the increase in information and meetings at todays companies. As a consequence, meeting rooms have become a kind of hard currency for many companies. We at Meetio are, if we may say so ourselves, quite sharp at meeting room management – e.g. by means of room usage statistics*. We know, it doesn’t sound particularly sexy, but we’ll show you the opposite.

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How to Avoid Information Bottlenecks in Your Office

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We’ve all been there; a missed email, a meeting that happens without our knowledge, a memo that never made it to our desk. In organizations, problems with the flow of information can hinder our ability to perform our jobs well, and can cause serious issues in team dynamics. But most of the time communication breakdown isn’t malicious or even intentional in nature. Most of the time it simply comes down to an information bottleneck and a lack of resources for clear communication.

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How to Avoid Workplace Competition over Meeting Rooms

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If you’re working in a company that requires a lot of facetime with your clients and/or colleagues, we’re guessing that you probably conduct meetings frequently. While this isn’t a problem by nature, many companies run into issues when a competition over meeting rooms starts to surface. To avoid workplace competition over meeting spaces, you may want to consider a few tactics you can deploy so that everyone can hold the meetings they need to, without feeling stressed in the office.

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Prove Your Productivity While Working From Home

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Working from home was once seen as a luxury or infrequent perk of some jobs, but as technology improves and physical presence becomes less necessary, working from home is becoming a mainstay of modern offices. While some companies seem to use working from home as a natural part of their workplace culture, others are reluctant to get on board because of fears regarding productivity and employee accountability. Here are a few ways how you can prove your productivity while working from home.

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How to Avoid Meeting Room Cancellations and Wasted Meeting Times

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One of the biggest gripes we hear from those working within companies who rely on meetings, is the lack of accountability for cancelled meeting rooms and subsequent wasted meeting times. With traditional methods of securing meeting rooms, often there lacks a true tool for ensuring that rooms are used as they are intended, and that they aren’t blocked from being used by those who truly need the space. But, there are a few ways to ensure that you’re using rooms to their full potential.

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Mobile Optimization: How to Make Sure Your Office is Up To Date

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When creating an office space that is flexible, fluid and optimal for holding all kinds of meetings and gatherings, it’s important to think of the mobility capabilities that are offered. While some offices are filled with stationary equipment, you may want to consider how to approach mobile optimization to make sure your office is up to date. Mobile optimized offices can help make your meetings more successful, and your overall office have improved functionality.

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The Digitization of Meeting Room Booking and Room Availability

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In the modern workplace, there are few things that are still done manually or through analog systems. You know by now that email and messaging apps are a much faster and more convenient method of efficient communication than phone calls or letters. You know that wifi connectivity is better than needing to be plugged into an ethernet cable. And you probably benefit from accessing SaaS platforms and tools that help to run your organization, or even your own job, smoother. So why wouldn’t you digitize your meetings and meeting room booking? It’s probably time that you do.

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