The infamous blackboard. A rather simple invention, but a very effective one – mostly associated with learning. Before the blackboard, teachers had to write the alphabet on the back of student’s hands! Capturing students’ attention was difficult too, because there was nothing to attract them to the front of the room, where the teacher was speaking, and nothing visual to help with learning.
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 replacing the longer, traditional development cycles.
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.
I stand corrected.
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 meeting room display, it's important that proximity to the meeting room does not become a barrier.
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 implementation of a new CRM system as well as exhibiting at two major trade shows. With limitations on time and human resources, we knew we needed to work really well as a team and execute on the strategy. As part of the process, we built in time, post-launch, for regular site audits and iterations based on audit results.
What is BIM (Business Information Modelling)?
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 not yet heard of the term, BIM is an acronym for Building Information Modelling, or Building Information Model. It describes the process of designing a building collaboratively using one coherent system of computer models rather than as separate sets of drawings.
Do you ever get to the end of a working week and think to yourself… what have I actually achieved this week?
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 unproductive meetings. It’s evident we’re meeting lots but it’s clear we need to learn to meet smarter.
In our latest post, we explore 5 things you can do make your meetings more productive: from ensuring you take good notes, sharing those notes and to using technology like wireless presentation systems for easy screen sharing and reference points.
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 the problem that you need to fix?
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 best thinking. You see, our screen is an extension of ourselves - a portal into all of the things that matter most to us: images, bookmarks, sketches, notes, browsing history, dashboards....and showing what's on our screens is now becoming commonplace in every organisation.