OfficeMaps Frequently Asked Questions:
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What is wayfinding?

What is Wayfinding? It helps people navigate with visual cues & interactive maps. It improves productivity, reduces stress, enhances safety & accessibility, and creates positive visitor experiences.
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What percentage of offices are unoccupied?

What percentage of offices are unoccupied? We answer this by looking at the rate of desk usage in a day, as well as the percentage of an office floor plate which is used for working.
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How much does hot desking increase spatial efficiency?

Implementing hot-desking environments businesses can gain an additional 20-30% out of their spatial footprint. We take a look at what that means in terms of cost savings
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What is presence sensing technology?

Presence sensing technology is any combination of hardware and software that is used to determine where people are within a particular space...
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What are workplace analytics?

Workplace analytics are the data and insights pertaining to the usage of an organizations physical workplace...
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What is a CAFM?

A CAFM is a Computer Aided Facilities Management system. There is no hard definition around...
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What is hot desking?

Hot desking is a system of office organization in which employees are assigned desks and physical workspaces for temporary time periods...
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What is visitor management software?

Visitor management software are sets of tools designed for offices to be able to make the handling of visitors as smooth as possible...
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What is a hybrid workplace?

A hybrid workplace is a workplace where the majority of the employees work from home one or more days per week, but also attend the office one or more days per week...
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What is a desk to person ratio?

A desk to person ratio is the ratio of employees to available desks in a given office building or floor...
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What are zombie meetings?

Zombie meetings are meetings that have booked physical rooms, but have no attendees. In most offices it is common to...
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