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Research Report: Six Game-Changing Trends Driving the Collaborative Workplace of the Future

The workplace of today is increasingly collaborative, contextual and visual. There are several trends driving today’s workplace with workers increasingly being connected by digital collaboration technologies and an evolving work environment. The converging forces of mobility, the cloud, consumerisation and globalisation have resulted in a workplace without walls or a physical address. A research report...
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Turning a cooking school and restaurant into an interactive and innovative space

You may be a student chef in a restaurant and want to view what’s going on at every table. You may be a cooking instructor and may want to see what all of your students are cooking in the different kitchen spaces. Well, Crestron has made this magic possible at Florida International University’s (FIU’s) Wine...
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Research Study: The expanding role of mobility in the workplace

Today, we live in an increasingly mobile world. And nowhere is this more apparent than at work. Mobile devices have entered our personal and professional spaces and have become an almost ubiquitous addition to our workday and workplace. In keeping with this trend, Cisco Systems commissioned Forrester Research to conduct a study for them in...
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White Paper: Top 7 Workplace of the Future Technology Predictions for 2015

The workplace in 2015 is connected like never before and this is fueling collaboration. Collaboration technologies are ushering in a next generation workplace that is more productive, efficient, and delivers meaningful cost savings to organizations of all sizes across the globe. The connected company no longer needs its workers to be present in one location....
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Cisco vision for the workplace of the future

Re-imagining the workspace of the future – Part 2

Activity-based workplaces are getting some attention from designers of corporate work spaces and from organisations themselves. These environments get employees out of their assigned cubicles and gives them a variety of spaces to use based on what they need to do and who they need to connect with throughout the day. This is the second...
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New Trends: Imagining the future of learning spaces, circa 2018

The AVNetwork has a vision for the future of technology-enabled learning spaces, and they’ve described it in some detail here. Read the complete article to see if you can get some useful ideas to give your classroom design and integration project a jump start. A few insightful extracts from the article… “Ideally, the collaborative classroom...
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Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review on Inventing the Collaborative Workplace

Organisations (via their design teams) are getting more serious about creating collaborative workplaces — as this article from the Harvard Business Review shows in its exploration of Citrix’s new office at Silicon Valley . It shares several design principles that architects and interior designers should adopt when they’re in the process of creating corporate workspaces....
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Whitepaper: Negative impacts of workplace sound are highly underestimated

The buildings that house our offices and homes have been transformed over the last couple of decades, with massive innovations in the architectural designs and the construction methods that are employed. Even the interiors of our workspaces have been transformed considerably – but sound and acoustics have remained secondary concerns for the most part. In...
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Crestron Home Automation

First Look: Creating collaboration infrastructure to accelerate enterprise decisions

One of the fastest growing banks in the country recently contacted us to equip their new corporate offices with the appropriate collaboration infrastructure. The objective was to provide their team with almost real-time access to information and connectivity with key decision makers. Here are images of a couple of the rooms from the project which...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

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