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Why psychology matters in Meeting Room Management.

November 29, 2013 0 Comment

Meetings are a big part of business life, and it’s important that they are organised in the most productive way. The trick is to make sure you are holding the right meeting in the right room for the right reasons. That’s where psychology plays its part.

Unless facilities managers give the proper guidance, meetings and the rooms in which they are held can become haphazard, wasting space, facilities and, ultimately, impacting negatively on a company’s bottom line.

To better understand the psychology of how and why meetings rooms are booked, facilities managers need to analyse...

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Visitor Management Software: Don’t let the technology take over!

May 21, 2013 0 Comment

Visitor Management Software: What does that mean to you? In its simplest terms it means the way visitors to and from your organization check in and check out. But these days, thanks to the latest technology, there’s more to it than that. As technology evolves and changes, what began as a simple Visitor Management system starts to take on the functions of building security and access control.
Visitors arrive at your business. They are expected and ID badges have already been pre-printed for them. They are checked in, the system knows what facilities they will require during their visit....

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Booking Software: BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) – What are the benefits for your business?

March 27, 2013 0 Comment

Many enterprises are currently beginning to create Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs within their organizations. These programs allow employees to use their personal devices for work activities, further allowing them to be more productive from anywhere with an internet connection. These devices include mobile tablets, smart phones and laptops. Although expanding programs have really been lead by an increased demand from employees, the businesses see huge benefits as well. These benefits include increases...

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What are the Challenges of Telecommuting and How Do We Solve Them?

March 18, 2013 0 Comment

Telecommuting is quickly becoming the way of doing business. With technological advances, such as the expanded availability of the internet and communication software such as Rendezvous, employees can work from home. This can save corporations from needing to invest in large real estate offices, and employees can have a more balanced home-life. But what are the challenges to telecommuting? With the rapid expansion of telecommuting,...

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Yield manage those meetings

March 15, 2013 0 Comment

Sometimes, when you are striving for more efficiency within your own organization, it’s a good idea to take a step sideways and look at the way other businesses operate. If you regularly organize business meetings, for example, consider the way airlines and hotels work.

They both use something called yield management. In the airline industry it is used to adjust the prices of seats on planes according to demand. In the hotel world, it is used extensively to automatically assign the best price to a hotel room, depending on the hotel’s occupancy level. The last time you used an internet...

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Is Telecommuting Dead?

March 8, 2013 0 Comment

Recent advancements in technology have changed the way business is done today. Incredible scheduling software programs, such as Rendezvous Enterprise, allow for things such as video conferencing, appointment booking and AV from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. With this, today there are virtual programs for nearly every industry. We are thus seeing an army of professionals, such as lawyers, writers, architects, graphic designers,...

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The Psychology of Booking and Running Meetings: What are the Secrets?

March 1, 2013 0 Comment

The Psychology of Booking and Running Meetings – How many are needed?

Are the business meetings you attend truly productive? If not, why not?

It’s undoubtedly true that, today, we organize and attend more meetings in a working day than ever before. But there are good meetings and bad meetings. The success or failure of any meeting is largely down to human behavior and how it impacts on the way a meeting is organized and run.

A successful meeting is not merely a success in itself, but equally in the way it is organized to impact most favourably on a company’s bottom...

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Psychology of Successful Meetings

February 15, 2013 0 Comment

The Psychology of Successful Meetings: Handle them the right way!

Where do you stand on meetings? Here are two lines of thought.

1. Meetings are a necessity. They bring teams together, find ways of clearing obstacles, provide a forum for discussing complaints, discuss the way forward on current projects and generally deal with work-related goals.

2. Meetings are unnecessary. They are a waste of time and energy, interrupt workflow, have a negative effect on those forced to attend and can result in frustration and reduced productivity.

Love them or loathe them, we can’t...

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