In today’s fast-paced world, businesses are constantly seeking ways to optimise operations and maximise productivity. One area that holds immense potential for improvement is the office environment itself. By leveraging innovative and new office technology, these workspaces can transform into smarter environments that foster collaboration, streamline workflows, and enhance employee well-being.
In this blog, we will explore some cutting-edge office technologies that are reshaping workspaces around the globe, with a focus on their relevance and applicability to modern workplaces in a progressive nation.
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New & Smart Office Technology
Creeping into the office environment throughout 2023 is the use of sound masking technology. This is a technique used to reduce noise distractions, improve acoustic privacy, and enhance concentration through low level, ambient background sound. This background sound is specifically designed to match the frequencies of human speech, rendering conversations less intelligible and therefore less distracting. This sort of technology has proven useful in environments such as open-plan offices, call centres, conference rooms and even healthcare facilities.
Office buildings use an abundance of power every day, so it’s no secret that business owners are trying to find energy efficient integrations to both save money, save power, and operate a business a little more sustainably. A great way to make a difference is by implementing smart lighting solutions, specifically lights that utilise sensors to turn on when someone enters a room, and off when everyone has left. This is especially pertinent to those buildings that have power running 24/7.
Hybrid Work Tools
Whilst investing in new work technology to make processes quicker, more efficient, and your team more productive, it doesn’t take away from the human-centric touch if you keep it a priority. With the right resources, your team will be able to work productively, more so than usual. That’s exactly what these integrations are for. Some hybrid work tools you may want to take into consideration for smart office technology integrations can include video conferencing software, allowing your team and your clients to stay connected at an easier pace, virtual whiteboards – perfect for team meetings and client meetings, and cloud servers, because your data also needs to be nurtured as well as easily accessed when you’re home or in the office.
Smart Desk Alternatives
In recent years, we have seen an influx of standing desks dominating the office environment – and for good reason. These desks offer the flexibility to switch between sitting and standing positions, promoting movement, and reducing the sedentary behaviour associated with prolonged sitting. Standing desks can improve blood circulation, posture, dormant muscles, and overall staff comfort. This, in turn, can promote increased energy levels, enhance your teams focus, and improve productivity throughout the office environment.
Let the Team at Future Fitouts Help!
Wanting to implement new office technology into your workspace, but need to start with a new space or office renovations? Give Future Fitouts a call on 1300 368 461 today or request a proposal online. As the regions leading provider of fitout services, you’ll find our office design and fitout services the perfect solution.