Automated office equipment can be used to automate a wide range of office tasks, including:• Automating the doorbell system• Automation of the office’s photocopier and printer• Automated fax machines• Automate the office fax machines.• Automates all office functions, including security, surveillance and security cameras.
In fact, a recent study by IT consulting firm, IT Services Group found that automated office equipment is already in use on the planet, and it will likely be used on a greater scale in the future.
“In a very short time, we expect automated office automation to replace the need for human workers in the workplace,” said John Boulware, chief technology officer at IT Services.
While automated office systems have already been in use in many offices, BoulWare said the rise of office automation is expected to make it more widespread in the coming years.
“We expect it to be used in the vast majority of offices, especially at smaller businesses, as the technology enables employees to focus on their core work,” he said.
The most popular office automation products include:• OfficeDesk, a simple desktop software that lets users work remotely from their desk, and work on tasks from the web.• OfficeMax, an online collaboration platform that lets employees collaborate with colleagues remotely and from their computers.• Microsoft Office Mobile, an app that lets Office users access all of their productivity and collaboration tools from the palm of their hand.• iOffice, an iPad-based office suite that lets you work from your iPad while your colleagues work from their desktop computers.
Microsoft has also developed its own cloud-based version of Office that includes its own desktop and mobile apps, as well as a range of other productivity and collaborative tools.
But, while Office 365 and Office One offer the ability to collaborate from any device, Office One is the only one that offers remote work capability, while the others are only available for specific types of business.
“The majority of office environments today are not using the cloud, they’re using a desktop environment, and they’re not using a mobile environment,” said Boulance.
“What we’re seeing is the end of the days of desktop and tablet office, where a lot of productivity is done from your laptop, and a lot is done in your office.
And that’s really, really sad.”
So, what we’re really trying to do here is get everyone on the same page and start moving towards cloud and mobile, because this is what the future is going to look like, and that’s not what we have today.
“Boulware said the biggest problem with office automation today is that it’s too difficult for people to learn how to use it, and there are no formal training programs for people.”
It’s a bit like learning to swim,” he explained.”
You’re always going to be learning things, but at the same time, you don’t have a lot to do in your life.
“But, according to Boulances team, the benefits of using automation are far-reaching.”
Automation is a fantastic way to be more efficient, because you’re not spending a lot on paper,” he added.”
I think the benefits are really great, and I think the potential is really great.
Now you have a situation where you have somebody that’s actually working, who’s actually not in the office, and you can say, okay, we have a solution, and hopefully, we can get that done in the next few weeks.””
Now, you can go to the customer service line and say, ‘I need a printer, I need a new printer, and we don of support this’,” he said, adding that the potential for productivity increases was obvious.
“Now you have a situation where you have somebody that’s actually working, who’s actually not in the office, and you can say, okay, we have a solution, and hopefully, we can get that done in the next few weeks.”
But how will technology change the way people work in the modern office?
According to the IT Solutions Group, the most popular use case for automation is in the following categories:• Home automation• Office automation• Automations in the field of health and safety• Work-from-home applications• Office 365/Office One automationFor example:Boulance said the benefits that automation brings are obvious.
For example – if you can work remotely and work from home, you’re much less likely to go to work sick.
“If you can do your work remotely, you are less likely, I think, to get sick, which is important,” he told TechCrunch.
“And you’re more likely to have a day off, because that’s a much better way to do it.”
For other types of office jobs, automation has the potential to make the job more enjoyable and productive.
“When I think about a typical office environment, it’s a