From organization to collaboration, technology is helping businesses of all sizes to thrive!

Integrating just one or two new tech elements into your usual office routine can increase productivity and streamline operations. Read on for our pick of the five best tech tools you need today.

1. Interactive Whiteboards

You can’t have too many dry erase boards in the office. They are a staple of every meeting and brainstorming session.

But for those times when you want to impress, an interactive whiteboard lets you share, research, sketch and collaboratively make notes.

This technology helps team members work more productively together by keeping programs and internet access open to everyone at the same time.

2. Digital Receptionist

Nothing is better than a friendly human face greeting and directing visitors when they come through the front door of your office, but a full-time receptionist isn’t always feasible for every business.

Visitors can use a digital receptionist to check themselves in for convenience and security. A digital receptionist ensures there is “someone” keeping track of visitors even when an employee is unavailable.

3. Tech-Ready Desks

Everyone has unique ideas about what makes a great desk. Some employees prefer lots of drawers, while others would rather store their supplies in a cabinet.

One thing everyone can agree on is that a desk should be tech-compatible. Furnishing your office with desks with built-in cable grids and charging docks for mobile devices is an upgrade everyone will appreciate.

4. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

A loud workspace makes it hard for some employees to concentrate. White noise machines or even low-volume music meant to make other noises less bothersome can end up being one more distraction.

Providing noise-canceling headphones for employees may be a better option. Headphones help workers stay focused and may boost productivity.

5. Laser Keyboard

Turn any desk or table into a keyboard with a full QWERTY laser keyboard. This portable keyboard makes it easy to take notes during a meeting or jot down a few thoughts while listening to a presentation.

There is no need to lug around a laptop; just lay the laser keyboard on any flat surface and get to work.

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