From Location to Productivity How location matters in term of Productivity Simplified the productivity of a company can be broken down into three factors and written in this formula. Leadership x Employee Skill x Tools = Productivity Good Leadership inspires and pushes Employees to do the tasks that need to be done. With a bad leader in place the employees will waste their time solving unimportant tasks, don’t know what needs to be done and at worst case work with contradicting instructions, this is usually expressed with a value of below 1.
Surrounding Facilities Another factor look is what is around the office location. What kind of shops are located, especially lunch time locations and their price ranges? Having good quality food around for a reasonable price is another cost factor because not only an army marches on its stomach, offices do too. If the food stall prices are higher you can expect to pay higher salaries. Other facilities which could be of concern are daycares, fitness centers, telecom shops, clinics and other shops your employees might visit.
More Location Factors Accessibility The next easy to grasp factor is the accessibility of your new office location. How easily can your office be reached? Is there good public transportation (MRT/BTS Station) nearby or do you have enough parking places? These are basic questions and relate to, who is working for you and how would they likely commute to you? Depending on your aimed office staff. High profile manager have drivers to bring them and pick them up afterwards, but the majority appreciates a simple and fast commute which is also plus when hiring.
Location, Location, Location Setting up an Office in Bangkok is a daunting task that unfortunately gets generally underestimated. In this series of articles, we’ll start from the basic beginnings and venture off into all the details which should be at least considered when setting up an Office. When a new Office deployment goes sour, the reasons for this are mainly due to lack of time to put thought into it, insufficient experience and the urge to save costs.
Making a decision to get a new office space or relocating your business can be both challenging and rewarding. This kind of decision is often made when you are going through wholesale transformation and it can become difficult to track and execute everyone of the necessary requirements of getting a new office location. It is even more challenging when you have to consider IT equipments and infrastructures. In this kind of scenario, your IT department might end up taking a back seat when it comes to their immediate, pressing needs and concerns.
We write every day on a keyboard for emails, chat, searching the web etc. being able to type faster saves you a lot of time during the day. Remember the long waiting for a chat message? Waiting anxiously of the response becayuse the other end can’t pick up a phone? Unless of course you have a proper secretary hired which can type 100 words per minute for you. This text is for all of you who don’t know where to start and didn’t had the benefit learning typing properly in school.
Today May 7th is Password day! This is to raise your awareness regarding your password security. Everyone is aware of what could happen if you have a weak password and password security. It’s in the end the usual fight between security and convenience. Sure it can be annoying to change passwords every 3 months, come up with a decent one and remember it. Here at Jan IT we have to deal with a lot of passwords.
Office Lens turns your iPhone or Android Phone in a supercharged pocket document scanner. Take a picture of a document, whiteboard or name card with Office Lens and get started. What Office Lens can do for you Office Lens straightens and crops your picture. That’s what you are used from other document scanners available on your iPhone or Android Phone. Besides basic sharing and storing, Office Lens takes you several steps further.
You have an Office 365 subscription and want to use Microsoft Office for iPad or iPhone in Thailand? Many people will tell you, you just can’t. That’s not entirely true. The Apple App Store in Thailand does not provide Office for iPad or your iPhone. But it’s easy to circumvent Apple’s Country restrictions and install Microsoft Office on your iPad or iPhone. In general you just have to change your country, install the Office for iPad or iPhone and then switch back to Thailand.