March is the month when things come together in more ways than one, moving toward rebirth, renewal, and rejuvenation. The weather finally breaks from the harshness of winter, the days begin to grow longer, snow turns to rain and at home the spring cleaning begins. Spring cleaning isn’t just a residential activity though and is often applied in office environments. The objective of spring cleaning is to do away with the unneeded or malfunctioning, reorganize, and increase efficiency – all critical elements to successful business operations. Relying on and understanding how to use office systems makes this process manageable.

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The main function of an office system is to interconnect business relevant properties. Office systems come in many forms; some are designed specifically for computer operations, while others are designed to connect different technological resources in the office. Some office systems are meant to join team members and are used by management, and other refer to the physical connection between layout, equipment and supplies.

Computer Operations & Technologies Resources: 

Offices are continually changing due to technological advancement. The way an office operated in 1950 has changed drastically from present day operations. Maintaining inter-office systems connectivity is critical to having seamless transition throughout the concept, R&D, production, marketing, and delivery process. These technologies can come in many forms and are all managed by an IT department. These departments depending on the size of the company can be internal or external; responsibilities of an IT department may also be divided between software, outside consultants or managers. Having a clean and organized office system for computer operations & technologies resources set up allows the chain of communication to flow and deliver materials that meet the objective of every successful company.

Physical office system 

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The actual setup of office space and the actual relationship between employees and the resources needed to complete their jobs. This is beyond a cubical or a desk. Office systems are large entities that combine filing space, storage space, work space, and technology. These systems also take into consideration that most effective layout for the work space, making time spent attached to a desk the most efficient it can be, accommodating the working relationship between partnering employees, managing overview, and communal space relations. While this system can seem trivial it actually can significantly affect the time management of an office space. Consider the amount of time it takes to run to the community printer or to walk to a co-worker’s desk to work on a project together; 5 minutes here and 5 minutes there can really add up, delaying productivity. 

Management’s office system 

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This is a little bit trickier, because this office system is based on the culture of the employees and the roles that each plays while doing their job. Management, whether one person or a team of people, utilizes not only the above mentioned systems but also with the human factor in every business. This office system harmonizes daily operations, ensuring the workforce is functioning as they should.  This method ensures adequate preparation and resources are available for the operations team and makes sure that duties are assigned appropriately. A well-designed office system includes training unforeseen issues, such as leaves of absence or potential errors, and equips employees with proper knowledge to perform essential operational tasks, both large and small, to prevent production flow disturbances. 

No matter how categorized the office systems are they are all part of the functionality and success of the company. Can an office operate without all of these elements or with a weak office system? Of course! However, it is the efficiency factor that can accelerate a company forward or prevent the company from excelling. By maximizing your office systems, you allow them all to work together toward the overall accomplishment of an organization. Take some time out this spring, clean up your office and not just by dusting and sweeping – but analyze your own office systems and clean up the lagging qualities in your office space for an ever-advancing workplace.

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Almost eveSteelcase Veneerry industry deals with fake and discounted items that profit off of the success of a popular brand or semi-reputable brand replicating the style of the quality brand without the value. These products are inexpensive but not as durable or desirable. However, they do serve the purpose for the time being at a reduced price up front. These are the products that can be found at large national retailers like Walmart, Target and Big Lots. Finding the quality that is demanded by a busy office and a comfortable price tag can be tricky, but achieving a designer discount office is easier than you think.

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Despite a rather mild winter thus far for most of America, the start of 2016 has ushered in the cooler weather that most of us are used to. Not only is January known for being one of the coldest months, but it’s also known for resolutions. With the birth of the New Year comes a new commitment to creating a better year, which starts internally for both people and organizations. January is often the start of a new fiscal year, as well as the start of a new tax season. January starts the calendar at one of three hundred sixty five – a perfect day to restructure an organization and identify new needs to foster the bettering and growth. The following are staples of a cool office in 2016.

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Tri-State Office Furniture wishes you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year!

Is Your Work Office Ready for 2016?

Is it Organized?

Does it Need Updated?

Are Your  Employees Comfortable?

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The holiday season is one of the best times of the year to be part of an office team. There are holiday parties, customer appreciation gifts, boss appreciation gifts, bonuses, much-appreciated time off, and, for some companies, the end of the fiscal year. This typically means extra spending when the company is under budget and there are plenty of office upgrades to give your office a nice new feel to it. No matter the price range, whether it’s a gift for the Secret Santa office exchange, an “everyone chips in for the boss” gift, or a gift for the whole team, there are modern accessories that can give the office a facelift.
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Have you checked this out?  Ed Meyer, President of Tri-State Office Furniture, has just been added to the Board of Directors at the The Bradley Center.  Congratulations, Ed, for your dedication to our youth!

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It’s that time of year again when the days get shorter, the weather gets colder and everything outside begins to settle into hibernation. It is the time of year that is supposed to be filled with the most cheer because the holidays are upon us. It is also the time of year where – along with love – we pass along all sorts of germs. It is the time of year where those sick days really come in handy, sometimes for a cold and sometimes due to the cold. Cold weather is just no fun; it often leaves those who have to brave the cold wishing they worked from home. Well, a new trend in office furniture just may have your corporate cubicle feeling like a home office sooner than you think. Read More

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