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Title: Ep. 9 The benefits of using technical furniture

Guest: Sam Botting, Marketing & Business Development Manager, TeamMate

Description: In this episode we discuss the benefits of using technical furniture in offices and Higher Education.

Key Takeaways:

  • Consider how a space is used
  • What does the user need help with in the space?
  • Combine appearance with practicality
  • Make the solution flexible

Time Codes

1.03 Why furniture is important

2.40 The benefits of using furniture in office spaces

4.38 The benefits of using technical furniture in Higher Education

6.43 How furniture solutions can help to encourage collaboration

9.05 How furniture can help increase productivity

10.08 Sam’s favourite furniture solutions

12.10 Challenges when selling technical furniture

14.05 STANDARD QUESTION: What do you think is the most important piece of tech in the workspace, and why?

15.00 CLOSING QUESTION: What do you think will be the next big tech change in the workspace, and why?

17.10 Final thoughts

17.52 Sam’s contact details

18.31 Key takeaways

Episode related links

TeamMate Evolve

This is a multi-configurable, mobile, room divider solution, that can be used to create mobile meeting spaces, active learning areas, and breakout spaces. It has a white board on one side and a display on the other side.

Sam Botting’s contact details


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About TeamMate

With over 20 years experience in the Audio Visual and Information Technology sector, TeamMate is a Roomware Solution provider of technical furniture for education, corporate and specialist sectors.

TeamMate has designed a range of furniture solutions to cater for AV technologies: From Lecterns and Screen Stands to Collaborative Tables and Workspace Furniture. TeamMate also has a unique design capability to create bespoke or custom furniture requirements for a vast range of spaces and applications.

For more information on TeamMate, visit the TeamMate website.

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