It’s a technology living today. It has come a long way, from the days of relying on chorded, and bulky phones a couple of decades ago to handy ‘smart’ devices if not gadgets today performing dozens of simultaneous communication functions even as they exchange bulks of data. At enterprise level, there has been a lot of interest – of late – on the use of ‘intelligent’ office set-ups that perform a multitude of tasks from multiple locations with an intelligence or smart functionality that has evolved to be a domain in itself, rising above the conventional.
However, most technology users – even as they fancy and use a variety of systems – do not really understand what do we mean by Intelligent or Smart. Consider this:
A solution qualifying to be intelligent has to primarily provide for achieving highest level of comfort and operational ease as also increasing operating cost savings- in terms of material requirement, installation processes, and energy consumption pre- and post-installation usage.
It has to be modular to accommodate and / or adaptive to any new, emerging requirement and provision. It also has to simultaneously address needs of diverse spaces like as corporate offices, open spaces, executive chambers, conferencing set-ups, convention/recreation facilities, health care set-ups, and even security/protected set-ups such as defence, military, research and space programme environments.
The very essence Intelligent or Smart office is managing multiples of devices or systems from any chosen place. While it might sound complex in scale, it is evenly huge in terms of convenience of operations. Being able to handle the enormity of these twin tasks is what can be taken as intelligent. So is the Room/Centre or Office from where this intelligence is managed.
Theoretically, all you have to do is learn how to use an app on your smartphone and/or tablet, and you’ll be able to tap into countless number of functions and devices throughout your office or workplace. This significantly cuts on the learning curve for new users, makes it easier to access the functionality you truly want for your work place.
As already mentioned above, Intelligent control systems tend to be wonderfully flexible when it comes to accommodating new devices, appliances and other technology formats. No matter how state-of-the-art your appliances seem today, there will be newer, more impressive models developed as time goes on. Beyond that, you’ll probably add to your suite of devices as you replace the older ones or discover new technology to accompany your indoor and outdoor spaces. Being able to integrate these newcomers seamlessly will make your job much smarter, and allow you to keep upgrading to the latest lifestyle technology.
Intelligent Control Room makes your office or organization a smart work place. This in turn elevates the brand identity of your organization. If you can manage your office space and employee’s time efficiently, you can be sure to manage your business in a better way with far better results than ever. Smart Office solution makes it hassle-free to manage those parameters providing you the best results.
It's a future, which we should start adapting now.
There are immense benefits of upgrading your office to the Internet of Things (IoT)-based Smart Office, allowing you to manage and monitor easily and smartly various work-related processes and patterns, as also enhancing productivity.
Here are few more advantages of Smart Office:
- Smart space utilization
- Accurate time management
- Mobile management (BYOD)
- High returns on Investments
- Greater customer satisfaction
- Automated processes
- Analytics, predictive analytics
- Empowers employee’s productivity
- Greater efficiency on managing activities.
- Operation cost cutting
- Enhanced effectiveness with advanced technologies
- Risk management
Looking at the immensity of the benefits of Intelligent or Smart Offices, don’t you think it’s time you did it?