Last year, Lego unveiled their brand new London offices, and it looked like they had used the iconic bricks to build the office itself!
As you’re already aware, our agile team at DisplayNote Technologies is constantly adapting and updating our solutions to keep up with customer needs and recommendations.
CASE STUDY: The Ortus Group
When it comes to your organisation, collaboration tools can dramatically improve the flow of ideas and information among employees.
What will meetings look like, ten years from now? Will they even still be called meetings?
A couple of years ago, real time collaboration would typically happen in boardrooms, with a whiteboard, coloured pens, and lots of coffee.
Collaborative learning is a method of teaching and learning in which students team together to explore a significant question, or create a meaningful project.
With today's technology, physical boundaries such as geographical distance are becoming less and less restrictive in the way business is done.
The benefits of working in a team, far outweigh those of working alone. Workload can be shared out, different skills are applied, there’s a boost to morale and team-building – the list goes on.
Meetings, stand-ups, huddles (whatever you choose to call them) come in all shapes and sizes and are attended by a wide-range of attendees: your team, your colleagues, suppliers, customers,..
One of the things we get asked often is “how secure is my data?” and “how secure is your solution when I’m wirelessly sharing content from my device to a screen?”
We know that security is front..
Traditional meetings are typically boardroom-style meetings, with everyone sitting around a large table. The number of people vary. There is usually a presentation, with someone leading the..
Is it time to reconsider wireless presentation dongles?
As an IT professional, you know you need to put wireless presentation tools in the hands of your colleagues. Not only are they a better..
Universities historically exist as institutions for the creation and dispersion of knowledge.
But today, many young people enter university solely to prepare for careers.
Those people will, no..
Throughout my career, there have been countless times when I’ve wanted to respond this to meeting requests.
“No, I don’t want to attend your meeting”.
But this would have come across as rude, or..
Today’s business world is moving at what seems like breakneck speed. Customer demands are changing rapidly, products seem to come and go, the Facebook mantra of ‘move fast and break things’ is..
According to research, more than $37 billion per year is spent on unproductive meetings, and management teams spend up to 50% of their time in meetings. Meetings are important in business, but..
You don’t have to look far nowadays to read about the term “collaboration”. It’s a common topic, and for good reason. Since the rise of the millennials, collaboration is top of many business..
Technology is transforming the way in which we live and work in surprising and unexpected ways. Computing power and cloud connectivity, coupled with mobile devices means we can now walk into a..
I first heard the term ‘huddle room’ around the summer of last year, and I’ll admit, I thought it was just a ‘hipster’, millennial term for a conference room. A fad that would soon fizzle out.
Feeling isolated, kept out of the loop and difficulty sharing ideas. These are common gripes amongst employees during meetings that could easily be solved with better internal communications.
Getting stuff done in today’s organisations is very complex: teams use different tools, different operating systems, different displays – making it especially difficult for departments to..
Is your boardroom used to its full potential? Or does it lie empty for the majority of the time? We highlight how to truly transform your boardroom with collaborative solutions.
It's a popular concept - using software solutions to enhance your existing hardware. And Wireless Presentation Systems can do this.
I know what you’re thinking. How do fidget spinners and collaborative tools even belong in the same sentence? A fidget spinner is quite the opposite to collaborative tools – only one person can..
With 96% of execs citing lack of collaboration and ineffective communication as the main source for workplace failures, it’s no surprise that our Montage Wireless Presentation System has been..
A wireless presentation system has many benefits: eliminating messy cables, streamlining content, and an all round smoother meeting experience.
But one of the best advantages of having a wireless..
Wireless Presentation Systems should always encourage people to share and work together on ideas, no matter where they are. When it comes to presenting ideas from your mobile device to the main..
As a marketing and design team we are always looking for ways to improve upon our current designs and processes.
When we launched our new website in mid-2016, the launch coincided with the..
Montage Wireless Presentation System is deployed in meeting spaces right across the globe and we're always hard at work behind the scenes to ensure our customers can cast their displays quickly,..
If you are in the architecture, engineering and construction industry you are sure to have come across the term BIM by now.
For those of you who have..
Those organisation's looking to prosper in the information age recognise the importance of collecting, assessing and utilising all available expertise. Each person brings to the table his or her..
Talk to someone in an organisation about why Technology X gets used a lot and Technology Y is gathering dust, you'll hear several reasons for success and failure...
Please Remove Your Shoes - A post About Technology in Meeting Rooms
Last week I visited a friend and, as always, as soon as I stepped into his hallway, I kicked off my shoes and set them neatly..
How to Identify Collaborative Workers and Why They Are Key to Enterprise Success.
An assumption: Ask a CEO, CTO or CIO if they would like their organisation to be more collaborative and 9 times..
It is certain that at some point during your working day or week or month you have encountered an issue with connecting your device to your conference room, training room or huddle room large..
Being able to share content no matter what the device has always been fundamental to collaboration and the sharing of great ideas. At DisplayNote we've recognised this need and we're happy to..
The modern workplace is continuing to change, through shifts in work cultures, increased global offices, adjustments to office and huddle space environments, not to mention ongoing technological..
It's fair to say that Wireless Presentation Systems, systems that allow meeting attendees to wirelessly stream what's on their screen to a large display, have exploded in popularity over the last..
Want to know whiteboards are changing forever? Why collaboration can be so damn complicated? Or discover ways to make sure your meetings aren't a huge waste of time? Well, you're in luck. We..
In their book, Ideation: The Birth and..
Collaboration and teamwork in today’s modern workplace are becoming increasingly important to create new ideas and be as innovative as..
In today’s global business work, the number of people working from home is on the increase. According to the Latest Telecommuting statistics, GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, 3.7 million Employees..
Simon stopped the meeting cold. He said he just didn't understand what was being presented, it made no sense and if he's confused, his customers were going to be more confused.
So Chris took it..
Today we introduced Montage 1.2, a new version of Montage that ups the power and utility of what a wireless presentation system can do. 1.2 comes with a host of new..
Let's be straight: collaborative working is hard work. It takes everyone involved to be fully committed and it requires on-going attention and it needs support in order to sustain it. It's even..
Walk into any modern office today and you will find lots of open space, possibly a games room, chill out zones, break out zones and even swings. You might think….swings?….in an office?… that’s..
Do you have a wireless presentation system in your meeting spaces and huddle rooms? If so, who uses it? Is it there for management meetings or does it get used right across the organisation? If..
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That little phrase you just read? Those 13 words helped us make our marketing more conversational, increase leads by over 30% and..
This year will see your meeting room walls come alive. No more will a traditional whiteboard be the last bastion of analogue in an otherwise digital environment. Next generation whiteboards, says..
One of the core objectives of any organisation is to increase productivity.
Improved productivity increases the overall profitability of a company and return on investment when it comes to..
If you're in the business of making it easier for people to work together, then there's a chance you might have come across the term Immersive Collaboration in 2016. Certainly this is a term..
A story about 39 people on 5 continents in 40 spaces, trying to get stuff done.
I recently wrote on a blog post about how workforces are becoming more Nomadic, moving around more than ever before...
Do you ever get to the end of a working week and think to yourself… what have I actually achieved this week?
It’s a truism that we live in a digital world and organisations are creating and producing a huge amount of content: landing pages, design drawings, blueprints, product designs. This content is..
When I think of collaboration, a famous quote from Helen Keller comes to mind -
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Effective collaboration can achieve so much more than..
We all want better meetings. Of the 62 Meetings attended monthly by employees, 31 Hours are spent unproductively. And that comes at a cost: an estimated $37 billion is lost every year to..
There are plenty of guides, hints & tips on how to have better meetings, some of them on this very blog – but what could be more important is knowing what’s currently killing your meetings. What’s..
Firsty, let me make a bold statement: Everyone now is a remote worker or mobile worker. I'm basing this on a few assumptions: one, you actually work from home or off-site or at some point outside..
In days gone by our best thinking would have been done sat alone, staring into space or scribbling ideas down on pieces of paper.
Nowadays, it's increasingly on our screens where we all do our..
We'll start with a recent stat. Did you know that 67% of CIOs and IT Professionals believe that mobility will impact their business as much or more than the internet did in the 1990s. In fact,..
In meetings, whether they're in a conference room or board room, or in a huddle room or just a general meeting space, everyone in the room will be learning something, otherwise if they already..
Everyone is guilty of attending, running or organising a poor meeting - it happens (unfortunately). But what exactly are the biggest productivity sins in a meeting room?
No matter what type of..
Since we've launched Montage, we’ve learned quite a lot – the main being that meetings are just much better with a wireless presentation system. We have spoken to many customers, AV experts,..
Meetings tend to dominate the working day and there are, on average, around 11 million business meetings each and every day. They come in a variety of sizes and are organised for many reasons:..
Something that all-too-often gets neglected from meeting room considerations around wireless presentation ... the question "What if somebody can't make it to the meeting?" Can she still contribute..
Where you work has a meeting room, right? Maybe you’re a remote worker, and then everywhere is a potential meeting room!
Even if you don’t have access to a dedicated meeting room, you probably..
You're away from the office, meeting a customer or a client, a contractor or a supplier or just a person you need to have a meeting with. Maybe you arrange to book a meeting room in a hotel or..
Having a definitive list of the best productivity blogs is priceless, a list that you can quickly refer to in times of writer’s block, unproductive slumps, when you just need that little bit..
Meetings have outcomes, on this we can all agree - meetings don't take place in a vacuum (or in a Roomba for that matter...), there's a reason to have a meeting and whatever the meeting was for,..
One of the key benefits of a wireless presentation system is the removal of unnecessary wires from your meeting spaces with the goal being your team walking into any meeting room, and with a..
Here's some facts for you about the realities of meeting room time management. And... fair warning, you're probably going to want to sit down before you read these.
If you're in the Orlando area, Florida, South East USA, the Northern Hemisphere or, if you're particularly keen, anywhere in the world -DisplayNote Technologies will be..
We all want better meetings.According to the guys at Altalassia, of the 62 Meetings attended monthly by employees, 31 Hours are spent unproductively. And that comes at a cost: an estimated $37..
Consider this scenario: you need the main meeting room at 14:30 for 2 hours. No dice - it's booked. You could book it for 16:00 but the meeting before that might not get started on time, so you..
Successful remote collaboration doesn't just happen. People from different cultures, in different locations don't just suddenly come together and function like a well-oiled machine.
Driven by organisational change and advancements in technology, what we do and how we interact in meeting spaces is changing at a rapid pace. As a result companies are continuing apace to make..
TED is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks and they've grown to becoming the most watched talks the world has known. TED has attracted presenters ranging from..
How many of these words don't apply to your work process? Easy. Uncomplicated. Effortless. Undemanding. Simple. Un-complex. Unexacting. Trouble-free. Straightforward.
Work can be complicated,..
With BYOD expanding into Bring Your Own Anything, with smart watches and even connected eyewear in recent times, businesses really need to get a handle on what this means for the workplace. It..
Presentation skills are comprised of preparing content, crafting a narrative, developing your visual support, and delivering the presentation - but so much depends on the resources you have..
We have been thinking recently about ways to optimize the creative classroom with the technology and other tools you may have to hand. Last week I discussed the different ways you can make use of..
With many schools and organisations rolling out BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and BYOA (Bring Your Own Apps), there naturally comes with it, great opportunities for getting creative in a lesson or..
Over here at DisplayNote we are always looking for the best ways to present, the best ways to work and how to make the most of our time and keep on track. Notetaking in presentations is something..
As part of a European Project called ‘Creative Classroom Lab’, DisplayNote Technologies Ltd has been working closely with Partner NEC on the two year project designed to develop tablet-based..
The concept of bring your own device (BYOD) to school, and the interactive opportunities that connected devices in the classroom bring, is transforming education and teaching.
At the centre of..
It's no secret that good project management is one of the cornerstones of any business. Meeting objectives depends on seeing myriad projects of varying complexity through from beginning to end...
Ever found yourself thinking: "that interactive whiteboard of ours was a pretty significant investment, if only we could use alongside our iPads and mobile devices?"
Always interested in hearing how teachers make their lessons engaging and bring some collaboration in the classroom collaboration, DisplayNote spoke with Dianaimh Ward, teacher of secondary..
Real-time collaboration is essential in the modern classroom and meeting room. If you make a change to your presentation, you want changes to show up in real time. It's also essential that your..
“The introduction of smarter ways of working together across the extended enterprise enabled by a new breed of innovative concepts and technologies.”
We love hearing how teachers and presenters engage with an audience and make their presentations engaging. As part of its on-going series to discover what makes presentations and lessons engaging..
Collaboration within small groups is something that, on the face of it, should be easy to do, the thinking being that in a group of 2 or 3, communication, to-dos and organisation is easy to..
Stephen Sondheim said the nice thing about doing crosswords is that you know there's a solution. Often that's the annoying thing: you know the answer is right there, teasing you, hiding in plain..
I asked a whole bunch of teachers of all shapes, sizes, varieties and levels about what they do to keep students engaged. So in no particular order, here they are.