What’s your new year’s resolution? If you want to make 2015 the year you up your productivity at work, check out our rundown of the top tech your office shouldn’t be without.
Tablet computers have been on the scene for a while now, topping wish lists year after year. They’re not just great for playing Angry Birds and updating Facebook though: they can be really useful for boosting productivity.
Ditching the desktops and giving your staff tablets instead will create a more flexible work environment. Employees can work from any location in the office, so the gadgets are perfect for group work or use on the move.
To enjoy the best of both worlds, tablet stands and attachable keyboards can help the device mimic the desktop PC without affecting its portability. There’s plenty of choice available on sites like eBay and Amazon, just make sure the accessories are compatible with your tablet.
Thereare many benefits to having a cloud storage system in place. Not only can it aid a flexible working environment, the shared file database eliminates the need for multiple versions of a file. This reduces the amount of file attachments sent with emails, helping to eliminate errors.
Many people have raised issues about the security of cloud storage but as long as you select a reputable services and use complex passwords, your details should be safe.
If your office prints many documents, it’s always advised that you choose a printer than can handle the heavy demand. Slow devices can result in a queue at the printer, which will have a knock on effect on the amount of work your staff can complete.
To help minimise waste and unnecessary costs, specialised management software is available for printers from brands like United Carlton. This clever software improves security by asking users for a password or swipe card before printing begins, helping to avoid important documents landing in the wrong hands.