Remember when almost every business had its own office? Before people started freelancing and working from home, that was the only viable option for most companies that wanted to achieve any degree of success. With the developments in communication technology over the past few years, however, having an office building is no longer an absolute must, but that doesn't mean that renting or owning an office space to conduct your business is obsolete, either.
The way things are right now, all you really need is a good Internet connection to talk to your staff and connect with your clients from anywhere. But small outfits (or sometimes even big ones) can suffer from weak or unstable connection – which can often spell problems for your business. That gives rise to the question: How can you fully enjoy the security of having a workspace without having to shell out funds for building facilities of your own? That's where workspace on demand comes in.
As its name implies, workspace on demand lets you enjoy the benefits of having an actual physical workspace when you need it. This can be anything from meeting rooms where you can huddle and brainstorm with your own team, to custom-designed spaces that feature the hardware – such as printers and copiers – that you may need at any given time.
A common problem with renting an office space the conventional way is that you could end up not having enough space for the facilities you need, or have so much that you end up wasting money on something that you'll never use. Workspace on demand lets you adjust based on your specific requirements, so you're only paying for what you actually need.
You might think that workspace on demand is just another term for short-term lease, but it's actually more of a service. This means you can pick out exactly which services and facilities to include in your workspace on demand, and you can spare yourself the burden of a monthly lease .
Aside from having the right facilities, workspace on demand is backed by a dedicated support team. This team provides the necessary support services so your staff won't have to waste time, for instance, trying to figure out how to properly use the hardware provided. Getting an office that's right for you can be very expensive, but workspace on demand offers a perfectly good alternative.
Now that you know how workspace on demand works, find out the different benefits to expect in Part Two of this three-part blog series.