Remote working is not a new concept, but the transition to a more flexible “hybrid” working model has accelerated in recent months. A recent Lenovo survey shows that 52 percent of the global workforce expects to continue to work from home more than previously, and 63 percent feel they are more productive when working from home.
Nevertheless, this new working model presents its own challenges, with efforts to achieve a proper work-life balance and maintain personal connections with coworkers as top priorities. Technology has a critical part to play, and effective collaboration solutions can help maximize meeting efficiency and make employees feel more connected, either at home or for mission-critical office meetings.
How the ThinkSmart Hub provides a better meeting experience
Recent events have placed major question marks over the future of office spaces and what purpose they will serve. Lenovo believes those spaces, and the technologies within, ultimately must address the needs of the business and its employees. Longer term, offices may evolve into business centres, focused on collective meetings between workers, customers and partners, or businesses will implement flexible hybrid working models. Regardless of the scenarios, collaboration will remain mission-critical for engagement, creativity and productivity.
The Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub is an ideal collaboration device for office-based meeting spaces of varying sizes, from small huddle rooms to large conference spaces. Customer feedback and insight drove the redesign process, resulting in a sleeker all-in-one solution with a 20 percent smaller footprint than its predecessor.
The Hub includes four integrated speakers and microphones for a great audio experience and a 360-degree rotating touch display for easy access to Microsoft Teams Rooms meeting controls. Simple to deploy and manage, with ThinkSmart Manager, the new Hub offers an innovative One Cable I/O function that streamlines power, Ethernet, USB and display connections, reducing desk clutter for more productive meetings.
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