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Workspace Jargon Guide: Activity-based Clustering, Neighborhoods & Factions
August 30th, 2017
No two departments are the same. No two employees are the same. And many employees work days aren’t the same. People have different tasks, different r...
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What Does Office Automation Look Like in 2020
August 1st, 2017
Our workspaces will soon be smarter than the people inside of them.
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Top 3 Finds at InfoComm 2017
June 26th, 2017
If I’m being totally honest, there aren’t too many good reasons to visit Florida in June. The temperature and humidity really feel like you’re living ...
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How Virtual Reality and Wearable Technology Advance Workplace Automation
June 1st, 2017
Virtual reality and wearable technology seemed like science fiction only a decade ago  - and now we’re seriously looking at the impact both technologi...
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A Life in Balance
June 1st, 2017
Let's face it, in the majority of cases work is a huge part of our lives. The people, places, tasks, and things that make up our "work life" - in real...
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So a Millennial Walks into an Office... How 7 Years and 100s of Office Visits Translate into the Future of Work
May 19th, 2017
In my 12 years of traveling to different companies, I’ve seen an array of office space from old to new, plain to the extreme, bold to reserved, and el...
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How Facial Recognition Technology Will Save Companies Time and Money
May 18th, 2017
Facial recognition technology has been usefully implemented for a few years now - most notably in some smartphones as a means of unlocking the device ...
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5 Automation Trends for Modern Workspaces
May 16th, 2017
As a trend, automation isn’t new to the scene; however, over the next few years, technology will enable offices to automate in even more exciting and ...
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Remote Access Control Using Mobile Devices
May 11th, 2017
We’re already seeing a good deal of this in the modern workplace, but soon enough it should be implemented across almost every industry for every busi...
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How Tech Will Make Offices 'Smarter' in 2017
February 10th, 2017
Over the years, technology has continually advanced, and businesses have taken advantage of its advancements to get work done faster, cut costs, turn ...
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Modern Office Misconceptions
January 19th, 2017
Tech elites including Facebook, Google and Amazon are often at the top of job seekers lists, and understandably so, as these companies are notorious f...
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How to Successfully Switch to Desk Hoteling
November 23rd, 2016
You’ve circled the company wagons and made the innovative decision to introduce desk hoteling as part of your office culture. For the uninitiated, des...
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Weaving Wearable Technology Into Work Life
November 4th, 2016
Technology continues to advance at high speed, aligning quicker than ever with the sci-fi future we see in the movies. Wearable technology, specifical...
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The Early Bird Gets the Desk: Desk Hoteling versus Hot Desking
September 19th, 2016
The idea of having unassigned desks at work got off to a rocky start more than 20 years ago, with the concept of hot desking.
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The Future of Workplace Innovation
September 8th, 2016
There’s a direct link between office design and business performance. The right type of workplace is a company’s foundation for a high-performing work...
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Boomerang Employees: How to Make the Right Call About Rehiring
July 5th, 2016
For decades, most companies have levied an arbitrary “no rehire” rule. They’ve assumed that if an employee has left the company or was fired, there’s ...
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Why Workplace Flexibility Works
May 28th, 2016
Let’s say you’ve been given two job offers. Both companies offer the same pay and benefits, but the two differ in their terms of when and where you wo...
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A Digital Workplace Attracts Millennials – and Other Generations, Too
May 22nd, 2016
Just four years from now, millennials will make up almost half of the global workforce. This isn’t exactly breaking news for business leaders or HR de...
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Is Activity Based Working Right for Your Office?
May 6th, 2016
While your design team may thrive in an open, collaborative space to bounce ideas off one another to bring great product and brand designs to life, yo...
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Enterprise Mobility’s Acronym Overload: EMM, MDM and More
March 18th, 2016
Think back to 2009, when the term BYOD was introduced. Without a doubt, there were some who could foresee how wild and crazy things would get with ent...
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Glass-Walled Conference Rooms: Pros and Cons
February 12th, 2016
Many companies today are jumping on the open office bandwagon to help them reach goals like better collaboration and more cost-effective use of space....
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What Millennials Want in Office Design and Culture
January 27th, 2016
Does this description sound like your current office? Cubicles as far as the eye can see, gray carpet on the floor and covering the cubicle walls, a f...
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Cultivating Creativity in an Open Office
January 20th, 2016
To a creative person, an open office can be a challenging environment. Yes, it makes collaborating and participating in discussions easier, but it als...
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Teaser: What Will the Future of Work Hold?
December 18th, 2015
As 2016 draws near, many are penning resolutions or making plans to help ensure a bright 2016. Here at EventBoard, we’re prepping for the new year wit...
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Reclaiming the Office as the Best Place to Work
November 18th, 2015
Where do your employees do their best work? Not in the office – at least that’s what employees said in a surprising survey by FlexJobs.
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Standing up for a More Active Workplace
September 30th, 2015
Walk into any office today and you’ll probably see several people standing at their computers.
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Gen Z vs. Millennials: Can the Workplace Work for Both?
September 18th, 2015
Guess who’s coming to the workplace? It’s Generation Z (aka GenZ or iGen) – the diverse, independent and globally connected group born since 1998.
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Employee or Independent Contractor: Time for New Classifications?
September 15th, 2015
The age of flexwork and on-demand services is changing how we work.
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Paperless HR Streamlines Onboarding
August 25th, 2015
At EventBoard, most of our desks don’t have drawers. I don’t know if this was a conscious choice by our founders or not, but it works because it’s hel...
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Is Your Workplace Ready for Generation Z? [Infographic]
August 20th, 2015
By 2019, the workforce will include 30 million members of Generation Z. Will your business be ready?
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The Value of Honesty in the Workplace
August 4th, 2015
You probably learned as a kid that honesty is the best policy, and it’s a philosophy that should continue in the workplace.
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Should Improving Unified Communications Be a Priority for Your Business?
July 23rd, 2015
As workers become increasingly mobile, companies need to adapt their technologies to make sure employees can remain productive from a variety of locat...
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Does Your Organization Have Concerns about Cloud Security?
July 2nd, 2015
If you’re not entirely comfortable with the idea of cloud-based services – or if your co-workers have questions or concerns – you’re not alone. Nearly...
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How Open Floor Plans Change Status in the Workplace
June 12th, 2015
Not long ago, it was easy to tell a person's status in the workplace. You knew when a coworker made it to the top – he or she made the requisite move ...
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iOS in the Enterprise: Apple's Rise to the Top
March 31st, 2015
It wasn’t that long ago that Apple was all but absent from the enterprise world. Dell, Microsoft, IBM, HP, and Blackberry had a stronghold on the mark...
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Conference Room Turf Wars: It's Time for a Change
October 16th, 2014
The Wall Street Journal published an article last week titled “New Office Flashpoint: Who Gets the Conference Room?” The focus of the article, as you ...