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June 7, 2017 Bringing Nature into the Office

Posted on 9:57 pm in Office Technology.

Many companies are beginning to incorporate biophilic design into the architecture and interior design of their offices. Biophilic design integrates natural elements such as plants, wood, stone and water into a setting to satisfy a deep human need for contact with nature.[1] Architects, facilities managers and company executives have recognized that interior design elements can … Continue reading “Bringing Nature into the Office”

Addressing the IT Talent Gap

Posted on 9:55 pm in Information Technology.

The war for talent is reaching peak pitch. Manpower Group’s 11th annual Talent Shortage Survey noted 40% of employers globally are having difficulty finding skilled workers, the highest level since 2007.[1] The survey found information technology (IT) positions are in very high demand, particularly for developers, programmers, database administrators, big data analysts and IT managers.[2] … Continue reading “Addressing the IT Talent Gap”

Robots Take On Restaurants

Posted on 9:52 pm in Food Service.

Rising labor costs, labor shortages and concerns over quality have motivated both technology companies and food entrepreneurs to get serious about robotics in food service. As automation quickly moves into the restaurant industry, robots are improving quality and production in the kitchen and helping with service at the front of the house. The following are … Continue reading “Robots Take On Restaurants”

Restaurants Go for the Green

Posted on 4:41 pm in Food Service.

With chefs increasingly using local ingredients and extolling the benefits of farm-to-table dining, many restaurants have begun to incorporate a “green” theme into their restaurant décor. Walls and islands of greenery that feature ivy, flowering plants, fresh herbs and vegetables are appearing in restaurants across the country. These green spaces make patrons feel like they … Continue reading “Restaurants Go for the Green”