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Increasing your company’s productivity is a common goal among leaders, and one solution is implementing an open office floor plan. This choice is largely due to the improved collaboration that an open office provides.
These vital changes in how people work have greatly improved collaboration and productivity, which is why both large corporations and startups have chosen this type of office. There are a number of ways to implement this highly customizable plan depending on your team and your office.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on April 20, 2017 at 10:26 am
The amount of time employees spend sitting has increased as the workforce has moved from farms and factories to the office. This change accounts for a decrease in overall health, even for those who exercise regularly.
Dr. James Levine published the original study in 2014* that presented evidence for why a sit-stand desk is necessary for our health. This study began changing how people work, as people began standing more and sitting less.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on March 27, 2017 at 10:24 am
When Family Radio approached us regarding an office and studio equipment upgrade, we knew it would be an ideal project for us. With some minor “semi-custom” design modifications to our production furniture line Family could get not only what they needed, but what they wanted at a price they could afford. Their studios haven’t had a significant upgrade since their inception in 1968. This means we had a chance to incorporate our Phoenix line of pre-configured radio broadcast furniture, while respecting their budget as a not-for-profit organization.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on March 20, 2017 at 10:22 am
As more workers begin sedentary jobs, the amount of sitting involved has become the norm. But when offices incorporate sit-stand desks, employees are healthier, happier, and more productive. As more studies are published, we’re beginning to see others saying what we’ve been saying for a while, sitting is the new smoking.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on January 5, 2017 at 10:20 am
Whether you’ve already bought furniture and converted to an open office plan or you’re in the planning phase with your facility manager, you’ve probably read a lot about the pros and cons of an open office. The pros are great, but it’s important to take the cons into consideration. You won’t be able to fully eliminate them, but some thoughtful engagement with your staff and creative planning can help mitigate much of this.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on December 16, 2016 at 10:18 am
One of the best parts about open plan offices is the level of flexibility you get with furnishing the facility. With cubicles, you’re stuck with rigid shapes that must conform to the dimensions (floor and height) of the cubicle arrangement. With an open plan, the space is literally open to do whatever you want. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t approach it without a systemic strategy in mind; considering the needs of your staff, hardware, and potential new hires is critical to executing this successfully.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on December 8, 2016 at 4:00 am
For anyone weighing the decision about converting to an open floor plan, it can be difficult making a choice given how many variables are involved. While things like budget and timelines are unique to every situation, the bottom line is usually to put more people in less space, all while increasing collaboration and conversation between co-workers. For that, open floor plans have a really strong track record. However, they’re not necessarily the best fit for every situation. With that in mind, here are the four primary areas you must address when deciding on your open floor plan.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on November 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm
In the world of office furniture, height-adjustable desks are becoming increasingly popular options. In fact, they are often offered by facilities as a prime alternative to standard desks in the corporate world. In the startup realm, they’re often a first choice for many, particularly in the tech world. So why are height-adjustable desks — also known as sit-stand desks — so popular? There’s no secret to it, in many cases it’s as simple as giving someone both what they want and what they need.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on November 14, 2016 at 2:25 pm
IT technicians, particularly those servicing small businesses, can experience sudden client issues that lead to late nights of troubleshooting and data recovery. Because of that, ergonomics and physical comfort in a workspace are critical to an efficient and productive staff. For Backoffice Technology Group in Marin, that meant considering new adjustable height desks when it was time to revamp the office — and Backoffice President Tim Wells saw what he needed with Omnirax’s ergonomic office furniture.
Posted by by Omnirax Furniture Company on November 7, 2016 at 1:38 pm
Great minds think alike. Whether separated by geography or time, there’s still a distinct through line with brilliant thinkers — they simply understand how to solve problems using innovative new ideas and creative strategies.
Take, for example, the very place that they do all of that problem solving: the desk.
The traditional desk is essentially a table at waist height. There are accoutrements of all sorts: drawers and trays and slots, and in modern terms, monitor stands and keyboard trays. But ultimately, it’s a table at waist height. You sit at it and do your work, end of story.