10 Instagram Stories ideas to engage your retail company’s fans

While the introduction of Snapchat into the social media world amused us for hours on end with its so-ridiculous-it’s-funny filters, Instagram had a new feature up its sleeve, ready to shift the game again. Its borderline obsessive popularity amongst the general public already put Instagram leaps and bounds ahead of …

People lose half an hour a week to poor acoustics

According to new research by market researchers IPSOS and EPOS, 95 percent of audio end-users and decision makers experience problems relating to sound that affect their concentration or efficiency at work. Common complaints include being disturbed by loud colleagues (50 percent), overall noise levels in working environments (48 percent) and …

Contribution of “digital workers” to grow by 50 percent over next two years

A new survey from research firm IDC claims to reveal the true extent of software robots supporting humans in the workplace. The IDC whitepaper, Content Intelligence for the Future of Work (registration), sponsored by ABBYY, indicates that the contribution of software robots, or what the report calls digital workers, to …

A quarter of a century ago, the newborn Internet set office design on a different path

Because we are now so immersed in technology, we can sometimes forget just how young the Internet is. It was only in 1995 that the final barriers to its full commercial development were removed. In 1994, the number of people using it worldwide was estimated at around 20 million, there …