Desk booking? It’s a breeze!
Hot desking software for a modern, agile workplace
Desk booking? It’s a breeze!
Fast, easy meeting room scheduling from any device (even Outlook!)
Prevent hot-desking failure
Did you set out to increase space utilization and improve productivity, only to find hot-desks going to waste when they’re booked in advance by people who fail to show up? Or perhaps you’re trying to boost collaboration, yet people keep booking the same desks next to the same people, day in day out?
Smartway2 takes care of all these common hot-desking pitfalls and more, so you don’t have to.
- Set simple desk-booking rules so the right behaviors naturally emerge, e.g. you can’t book the same desk for more than 3 days in a row
- Use ‘Smart Desk Recovery’ to release unused desk bookings
- Improve wellbeing by making certain desks available to people with specific ergonomic needs
Increase desk utilization
Are you utilizing empty desks when people go on vacation or are out-of-the-office? If you’re like most organizations, chances are they’re going to waste. It’s a common issue, particularly as 70% of people globally work remotely. That’s a lot of empty desks!
- Make desks available for others to use while people are away, i.e. ‘reverse hoteling’!
- Want to request a permanent desk? Approve requests and assign desks in Smartway2
- Increase productivity and boost collaboration
Check-in via desk panel
Our slick, round 3.5″ desk panel mounts on any surface effortlessly – and it looks and feels like a piece of art!
- Easily find and book available workspaces
- See the status of every desk at a glance
- Enables secure ID and check-in
Desk booking the smart way
Hot-desking or office hoteling, when done right, creates a more collaborative, agile culture [check out this agile working case study]. Whether you have just a few desks, or hundreds across disparate offices, Smartway2 makes it easy to book desks while in the office or on the move.
- Reduce time spent organizing meetings and room-hunting
- Eliminate no-shows
- No more mix-ups, clashes and double bookings
- Make late starts a thing of the past
Schedule it your way
Increase productivity by giving your team quick and easy access to the desks they need to succeed.
Set a check-in period
Set a check-in period, so the desk will be released if nobody shows up within a specified time. You can enable early check-ins too
QR code & countactless ID
Identify yourself using a password, QR code scan, or contactlessly, by touching your phone against the desk widget
Keep everyone informed if something changes via interactive email and in-app notifications. Notifications are easy to customize
Book here & now
Just arrived at the office and realized you forgot to book your desk? No problem. Find what’s available nearby, based on your current location
Find the perfect place to be productive
Search for the closest available desk when you arrive at the office, or book in advance. Whether you want a seat near the window or beside a particular colleague, it’s easy to book the perfect place to get productive.
- Search for your ideal desk using advanced filters
- Use our ‘book here and now’ feature to locate a desk nearby
- Pre-book your desk on-the-move via our mobile app
Desk booking analytics
Discover exactly how your desks and other resources are being used, so you can make better decisions. Find out which desks are the most popular and which are under-utilized; identify the most prolific bookers and lots more.
- Interactive reports enable you to examine data from different angles
- Easily create custom reports
- Export to PDF or Excel
Smart desk recovery
In many organizations, premium desk space is going to waste every day because team members make desk bookings then fail to show up. By prompting people to confirm their booking well in advance, you can free up otherwise wasted desks for others to use.
- Increase resource utilization
- Boost employee productivity
- Improve collaboration
Book anywhere, anytime
Our intuitive user interface looks consistent across all devices. It’s so easy to use, there’s no learning curve.
Meeting room panel
Check in; or create, extend and end meetings in an instant. Our sleek, purpose-built room panels offer a built-in RFID/NFC card reader, bluetooth and QR code so you can swipe, tap or scan.
Take charge of your workspaces across multiple locations and time zones. With full drag and drop support it’s a breeze to view, create, approve and manage your organization’s bookings centrally and in real time.
The full power of Smartway2 in your pocket. Book rooms, desks and services no matter where you are. Instantly locate a resource close to your current location, get directions to local parking and much more.
Desk booking panel
Experience the future of desk booking! A simple, elegant solution that shows availability and existing bookings – while enabling you to reserve a desk for now or later. Works with mobile & RFID.
Smartway2 works with Outlook, Exchange, Office 365 and Outlook for Mac. With industry-leading functionality and zero-install deployment, our integration is more advanced & reliable than any other.
Cost & sustainability savings
With space at a premium and the pressing need to reduce environmental impact, optimizing and reducing the number of desks and volume of office space can bring a host of benefits far beyond improved collaboration.
- Substantially reduce the square footage per employee
- Reduce energy waste and build a more sustainable workplace
- Eliminate vacant desks and increase worker-to-workspace ratio
- Attract top talent by demonstrating modern, flexible working practices and green values
Check-in & check out
Use check-in periods to create a culture of efficient resource use. Check-ins ensure desks will be released if nobody shows up within a specified time, so no space goes to waste. You can enable early check-ins too.
- Extend your booking at the touch of a button
- Finished early? End your booking and the desk will show as available for others to use
- Desk widgets work with NFC, bluetooth or by scanning a QR code
Discover how workplace scheduling can transform your company.
- Say goodbye to meeting room mix-ups
- Save time and money - get more from your resources
- Book rooms, desks, equipment and catering from your phone, desktop, tablet, or Outlook
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