One of the biggest challenges our customers face when thinking
about their offices is how to approach designing and equipping
meeting rooms. There are many reasons for this. Companies may be
expanding to new offices as businesses grow. These days more and
more teams are utilizing video conferencing to include a diverse
workforce who are geographically dispersed. New working styles and
encourage cross-functional collaboration, breaking down the
traditional siloed approach to work. Many offices are now open
plan, so organizations are looking at spaces and rooms to enable
collaboration and focused teamwork.
This brings us to
the Huddle Room. If you feel like you are constantly hearing
about huddle rooms these days – there is good reason for that.
Recon Research predicts that more than 30 million huddle rooms are
online now, and estimates the number growing significantly in 2020.
The spotlight on huddle rooms comes from the fact that huddle rooms
offer the right mix of having a flexible, collaborative space while
being simple enough to outfit and equip without extensive planning.
These small to medium, often multi-use spaces provide the best
options when employees need to meet quickly or collaborate in
groups, without having to fuss with the technology that facilitates
Power of the Huddle Room paper by Recon Research published last
year provides a comprehensive guide to huddle rooms and how best to
approach the technology to outfit them. In this paper, Ira M
Weinstein, Managing Partner of Recon Research, provides an overview
of the huddle room concept and the challenges that come with
equipping them. He also offers an in-depth tool that organizations
can use to choose the right system for their huddle spaces.
In this video, Ira Weinstein shares Recon’s research on
huddle rooms and provides helpful tips to enable your huddle room
Join the Huddle Room Movement
At BlueJeans, we believe in the ‘Huddle Room Movement’ to boost
productivity and collaboration in your office spaces. One of the
best things about huddle rooms is that they can be perfectly
flexible to suit your office space and the working style in your
organization. Your huddle rooms can be as detailed or as sparse as
you wish. What should be constant regardless of the type of huddle
room is technology that embodies simplicity and flexibility.
Rooms provides you multiple options to design huddle rooms
catered specifically for your organization. This flexibility is not
only offered through the features of
BlueJeans Rooms with Dolby Voice that offers unparallel
simplicity and collaboration (One-touch Join, Join with Proximity
Sensor, In-room Whiteboard Mode, MultiService, Intelligent Scene
Framing to name a few…) but also the ability to get these rooms
in a way that works for your organization – either buying it or
subscribing to it as a service.
Want to learn more? Contact us today
for a quick consultation on how to implement a successful huddle