Innovation in the workplace has changed the way that operations have been handled over the years. These days, office technology innovation might seem like it’s hitting a lull compared to previous jumps, but there are still plenty of ways that it’s improving the quality and productivity of the workday. With the right tools, your business can improve its access to data and enhance its productivity in ways previously unseen.
Technology for Meetings
Organizations use meetings to discuss important events, developments, and operations, so it’s important to keep in mind that you can augment these meetings to improve their quality through the use of technology. Conferencing software, video chat, and other options can make your meetings more efficient and effective, providing benefit for your organization. You can even use interactive whiteboards and cloud-based solutions to allow employees in disparate locations to collaborate with one another.
Software Integration with APIs (Application Programming Interfaces)
Integration has grown to be a key part of the workplace, a trend that seems to be setting the tone for the future. APIs have given software solutions more opportunities to connect and integrate with new and existing solutions than ever. The future will surely provide even more opportunities for your organization to leverage APIs and integration to the best of your ability, and with so many businesses relying on an assortment of software solutions (like time management, conferencing, productivity suite, and others), you can bet that any and all integration between these software solutions will be key to their continued success.
Connecting with an Intranet
All of your organization’s assets should be centralized in a single location so they are easy to find, expediting productivity and making things convenient on the user’s end. An intranet can be the solution to any organization’s decentralization issues. You can place any important files, accounts, applications, or solutions in one location for ease of access. Think of it like a portal to all of the important information your business has, ready for your employees to utilize.
Take Advantage of Cloud-Based Services
The cloud is an incredibly important part of many companies’ business models, and it’s easy to see why. With access to data and applications in the cloud being so accessible, organizations can give their employees the option to free themselves from the desk, opening up opportunities to get work done out of the office. As long as the user has the right devices and permissions, productivity is not limited to the workplace.
MERIT Solutions has its fingers on the pulse of the latest innovations in modern office tech. To learn more, reach out to us at (757) 420-5150.