According to So You Know Better, there are a few things that every office should have. These are spaces, furnishings and technology that support key functions such as reading, creative thinking and relaxing. Video conferencing is one of the more modern additions to the list of essential workplace activities – and the one that requires the priciest equipment. Even with a video camera on every company-issued laptop and the smartphones that employees bring to work, it’s important to have a group space with appropriate lighting and appropriate audio control so everyone can participate in corporate video chat.
But some of the needs are more basic. The function of concentration is probably one of the easiest to support of all those on the list. You can use physical seclusion, visual privacy, acoustic shielding, and simple technology such as white noise machines. Our cubicle wall extenders are one thing that you can easily check off the list of things your office should have.