Whether you host or just have to attend regular meetings, you can make them more efficient by clarifying the type of meeting it is. You’ll get everyone on the same page, your meeting will be more productive and you’ll spend the time talking about what’s important.
Looking back on the changes in office design over the past 30 years, it is easy to see why some employees feel as if they have been subjects in a giant ongoing experiment. For decades the office has moved from private, to open plan and more recently, no desk at all. These changes have been driven almost simultaneously by the push to reduce real estate cost and to also increase collaboration among employees. While savings in real estate costs appear to have been achieved, the negative effects of the open plan office on employees have now been well documented. A large body of research shows these offices are noiser; employees have difficulties concentrating and are unable to hold private conversations.
Android: Microsoft’s Flow is trying to compete with IFTTT, the automation service we already love pretty well. Now it’s finally gotten a key component: An Android app. Adventurous beta users can try it out now.
Of all the online threats that put your computer at risk, ransomware is probably the most unsettling. But how does one become infected? This video from online security provider Kaspersky shows a ransomware attack taking place through Microsoft Word.