Why Acoustics Are Integral to Open Office Design

I want you to consider your surroundings. Are you sitting at home with a hot drink? Perhaps you are on public transport, heading to your destination? Or are you at work, surrounded by the hum of the office and unable to concentrate fully on what you would like to be doing? Chances are that many of you have experienced what it is like to work in an open office. The chatter which is inescapable, the phones ringing throughout the day and the constant moving, shuffling and nattering of colleagues. Whatever the design, there are always distractions and in close-knit environments such as these, the...

7 Signs Your Office Is a Kick Ass Place to Work In

Face it there are good people and then there are a**holes. The proportion varies. If you’re lucky the good outnumber the A-holes by a good measure. Not all of us are lucky in landing a job that lets you roar loud and proud in that jungle. Just a job you say? I hate to break it you but you do spend the major part of your day in this place, maybe even form an intense relationship with a work husband or wife – your better half who totally understands your work pressures. So if you’re in the wrong place it could feel like you’re stuck in one hell of a bad marriage. So how does your workplace...

Touch-optimized Microsoft Office gets to Android before Windows

It comes as a big shock that Microsoft is going to be on Android before Windows 8 with this product.