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Diaries - why tidy workspaces thrive

May 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal, Product


Is your workspace not quite the oasis of organisation it could be?

When everyone's working at full tilt it may feel easier to leave papers and folders lying around to deal with 'another day', but there are valuable benefits to dealing with any messiness for once and for all.

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Three reasons to make waste management a priority

Apr 25, 2019 2:18:16 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Collaboration


Is your organisation's waste management where it should be?

With more than half of recyclable waste in the UK, 51 million tonnes, ending up in landfill or being destroyed, improving our waste management should be a priority. Here is why organisations need to take the issue seriously:

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How to make smart work of hot weather

Apr 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal, Product


The sun is shining, the air is heating up, and it's harder to concentrate at work. 

That's a familiar story for many of us when temperatures start to rise, and one that can its toll on workplace efficiency.

One study of 600 office workers found that productivity dropped by around 20% when the weather got hotter, with projects taking 13% longer to complete and people becoming 45% more distracted.

Hot days can also bring their share of other problems, weather people are working outdoors, or have health issues that can be made worse in the heat.

you can help everyone work smarter in the summer months with these tips: 

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Philips speechpro

Mar 28, 2019 11:35:57 AM / by Banner posted in Product


Philips Dictation technology helps a healthcare customer meet Information Governance targets


The organisation had already moved away from analogue technology, but had a need to update their digital dictation devices to ones with an integrated bar code scanner, with the ability to scan off paper and screen, rather than the add-on scanners they had been using. They chose the Philips Pocket Memo DPM8500 recorders, which offer 256bit file encryption, PIN access, and USB mass storage protection, ensuring they could meet its Information Governance targets. 

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Bigger, bolder thinking

Mar 14, 2019 2:35:43 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Collaboration



Nobo's innovative new product line-up for 2019 is designed to make meetings bigger and bolder than ever before.

Inspiring a clean, creative and collaborative working environment, a new range of boards offers a smart solution for every workspace.

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Using Scrum methodology to create a more collaborative culture

Mar 11, 2019 3:32:54 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Collaboration



Ignite your team's potential

What is Scrum Methodology?  If you’re collaborating on a quickly moving project that has lots of moving parts, Scrum can be a big help.  It’s a flexible, holistic strategy where a team works collaboratively to reach a common goal. By implementing it using Post-it Products, it might be just what you need to help your team get ideas out and assemble all the puzzle pieces of a project into a beautifully complete whole.

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Planning a great meeting

Mar 6, 2019 1:53:19 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Collaboration



Follow our simple steps on how to plan a great meeting
There’s a lot more to a business meeting than just getting the relevant people into a room and waiting for the magic and ingenuity to happen.  As with anything, it requires good planning.

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Everywhere we look we are surrounded by colour

Nov 21, 2018 3:32:33 PM / by Banner posted in Product


Creative colours to create memorable Presentations. 

Colours play a major part in our lives and they affect the way we behave. They can make us happy or sad, agitated or relaxed. They give us direction, like green for go and red for stop and they are used to indicate what's good and bad for us, such as on food packaging.

 But how do colours affect us in the workplace and how can using colour increase understanding, productivity and efficiency?

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Jabra - Your way to less office noise and increased productivity

Nov 21, 2018 3:02:26 PM / by Banner posted in Product


Global trends on increasing productivity in your workspace.

Are you getting distracted by colleagues talking on the phone or having a conversation across the office?! If you are in an open plan office, more than three quarters (78%) will feel the same way.

As part of World Productivity Day this year, Jabra revealed the top workplace productivity trends. These were based on a survey amongst business professionals in the UK, US, Germany and France.

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