Office Interiors Blog

Why do a print assessment?

Before I get into the reasons why you should do a print assessment of your printing environment, let me start with the reasons why you should not do a print assessment of your office. You find filing or shredding paperwork to be a relaxing way to spend your afternoons You believe that filling your office… Read More

Technology

Automating processes and workflows

Most organisations have similar types of needs with respect to processing orders, performing financial functions, managing human resources and controlling assets.  Most of these workflows require the creation, processing and filing of paper documents.  The simple fact is that these processes all drain your bottom line, sometimes quite significantly.   In our own business, we… Read More

Productivity Technology

Seven Factors to Look for When Choosing Office Furniture

Overwhelmed by how many options are out there for an office furniture buyer?  To make it a little easier for you we decided to put together this list of the seven most important things to keep in mind when considering a particular product. Aesthetics The look of your workplace can play a very important role… Read More

Furniture

Four Things to Look For in an Office Furniture Provider

There are no shortage of options out there for a prospective furniture buyer; there are thousands of products and thousands of ways to lay out those products in your space.  We have unfortunately seen many an office or facilities manager misled by a price tag or sales person to purchase a product that doesn’t meet… Read More

Furniture

2017 OI Grand Prix

Last month we held the latest iteration of our annual Office Interiors Grand Prix.  Several past competitors returned to the action but there were also several “new” faces in this mix this year.  This new infusion of speedy talent proved to be the crucial addition needed to knock off the three-time reigning champion Dave Usifer.… Read More

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Proud of my “Team”

Is the word “Team” over-used? We hear it all the time; this team, that team, teamwork, our team, your team. The question is when is a team truly a “Team”. One of the measures surely is performance, specifically high performance. In the business world, a high performance “Team” counts when it is measurable such as… Read More

Community Customer Satisfaction

Service that lives next door

Every consumer of technology has gone through it at some point; your device breaks so you call the support line and get someone who isn’t in the same country let alone the same time zone.  They run you through a series of troubleshooting techniques and then when all else fails they tell you to go… Read More

Customer Satisfaction Technology

15 Easy Tricks for a Highly Productive Work Environment

Soothing music can decrease stress and boost focus. If you work in a distracting open office, use noise-cancelling headphones to help you concentrate. Consider investing in a comfortable and supportive desk chair. Sprucing up your space with greenery increases productivity and cognitive attention as well as improving air quality. Buy a decorative pillow or seat… Read More

Productivity

Sit less, move more

Every day I see dozens of articles and blog posts extolling the greatness of Sit to Stand desks and height adjustable tables, but I rarely come across any that actually delve into why they are poised to play such a crucial role in offices.  It really boils down to this, no amount of exercise or physical… Read More

Furniture