October is National Cybersecurity Month, giving us a great reason to not only talk about safety but also how to approach technology in the office. We use our computers and phones without a second thought- but isn't it time to be more intentional with our technology? Technology can ultimately impact the success of a business, and one must harness its power to work for their business.
AdvantEdge Workspaces has been providing professional facilities with attentive and efficient service to the DC business community for over 30 years, so we appreciate the importance of consistency. The basis of a strong relationship with any client is trust, and that trust can only be established by following through time and time again with the promise of great service.
Today we use apps (applications) on all our devices and computers to assist with a myriad of activities, such as engaging in social media, enhancing productivity, catching up on the news around the world, and so much more.
It’s no secret that technology advances are made daily. Many of these advances have reshaped how businesses run and operate by focusing on methods that make simplify tasks and help for users work smarter, not harder. Modern technology allows for a workplace to stay on track and makes it easier to stay productive—which in turn fosters the creation of dynamic work environments.
The modern workplace is increasingly supporting remote work, flexible schedules, and coworking. As this trend continues to evolve, the need for efficient collaboration tools becomes more and more pronounced. While there are countless options to choose from, a tool is only useful if it is used by your team. We explored a variety of collaboration tools searching for functionality, and most importantly, ease-of-use. Below is an overview of our top three choices:
When we think of apps, we mostly think of them as an entertaining way to waste our time. Candy Crush, HQ, social media… while fun, they can also be incredibly distracting. But what about apps that can actually improve our time management and efficiency? Apps go way beyond the smartphone games we know and love. Especially when at work, apps can make our lives easier. Check out these apps and be on your way to a more productive work day!
We hear “technology” and think about our smart phones or the latest computer program. What don’t we think of? Reproductive health. Cycle Technologies is a social impact company that uses technology, like smartphone apps, to create effective and accessible family planning tools. Their products have been used by six million people around the world, resulting in millions of planned or prevented pregnancies. AdvantEdge Workspaces sat down with the founder (and our client), Leslie Heyer, to discuss family planning, where the field is going and how Cycle Technologies is making an impact here and abroad.
CycleBeadsⓇ started it all- when Heyer came across the product, it was in the patent stages. The beads are a physical product that wom
Guest Author: Beth Kotz
Small business owners are pros at doing “more” with “less.” When you’re at the helm of your own enterprise, efficiency is key, and every dollar spent must yield new opportunities.
At AdvantEdge, we’re constantly exploring innovative ways to manage our schedule and organize our day. While we used to be confined to the tools that could physically fit on a desk (your rolodex, your calendar, your calculator, your mimeograph), the technological revolution utterly changed the way we work. The right tool makes every task easier so hacking your workday is as simple as equipping yourself with the tools you need to succeed. The following smartphone apps are guaranteed to fix any persisting problems plaguing your office life. Plus, as an added bonus, they’re all free!