BusinessSolve Toasts Punch Taverns' Deployment of Workspace Manager.Summary: BusinessSolve, a world leader in resource scheduling solutions, has announced that fast, efficient and reliable resource booking is now being enjoyed by
BusinessSolve, a world leader in resource scheduling solutions, has announced that fast, efficient and reliable resource booking is now being enjoyed by Punch Taverns Punch Taverns plc (LSE: PUB) is the largest pub and bar operator in the United Kingdom, with around 9,500 tenanted and managed pubs. It is headquartered in the traditional brewing centre of Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire. The current CEO being Giles Thorley. Plc, following its decision to deploy Workspace Manager. The introduction of the resource scheduling system coincides with Punch Taverns' move to a new office on its campus facility in Burton-upon-Trent, and the system replaces the company's former paper and Outlook-based room scheduling procedure.
Punch Taverns is the UK's leading pub company, and it owns and operates a substantial estate of pubs. The larger portion of the estate comprises leased and tenanted properties, with the remainder being managed outlets. The company employs 700 staff in its support centre. Following a move to a new building, the company decided to review its schedule booking procedures for its 31 meeting rooms. It wanted to implement an innovative and dynamic resource booking process that would eliminate incidents of pre-booked rooms suffering 'no-shows', and make available rooms that have been pre-booked but are no longer needed. To make the meeting-booking process as easy as possible, the new system also had to offer the ability to pre-book essential meeting resources, such as projectors, screens and LCDs, for instance.
Having assessed the scheduling products available, Punch Taverns decided to deploy BusinessSolve's Workspace Manager. It was chosen because its flexible interface was graphically-based and intuitive, which made it is also easy to rebrand rebrand
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Using the 'Campus Resource Booking' system, Punch Taverns' employees now have a variety of convenient options for pre-booking a room or a resource. Bookings can be made via the intranet, or through touch screen kiosks fitted with proximity readers for ID cards, in reception areas and via e-panel touch screens outside each of the meeting rooms. These provide information about the booking, and provide options that enable staff to check-in, extend bookings, finish early or cancel (character) Cancel - (CAN, Control-X) ASCII character 24. an existing booking. Employees can even check future availability of the room. Thanks to the system's convenience and flexibility - combined with the efficiency it has delivered to resource utilisation -- the system has been well received by the user community.
Commenting on the deployment of Workspace Manager, Andrew Johnson, Project Manager, Punch Group IT said: "To optimise optimise - To perform optimisation. the use of resources and improve the process for booking meeting rooms, Punch Taverns had a requirement for a sophisticated workspace scheduling solution. Deploying Workspace Manager has enabled us to better manage the use of available workspaces and meeting room resources, and of course makes booking these resources far easier and more convenient. Workspace Manager is an excellent application and one that's professionally supported by the first-rate pre- pre- word element [L.], before (in time or space).
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2. and post-sale service consistently delivered by the team at BusinessSolve. The company's 'can do' attitude was a significant factor in our decision to deploy Workspace Manager."
BusinessSolve's solutions are already being used by private and public sector organisations around the globe to help companies save money on real estate costs, maximise workplace assets and offer their employees a healthier work-life balance The expression work-life balance was first used in 1986 in the US (although had been used in the UK from the late 1970s by organisations such as New Ways to Work and the Working Mother's Association) to help explain the unhealthy life choices that many people were making; they were . Following extensive trials of Workspace Manager in the UK, mainland Europe Europe (yr`əp), 6th largest continent, c.4,000,000 sq mi (10,360,000 sq km) including adjacent islands (1992 est. pop. 512,000,000). and the US, the user community has stated that the cost savings in terms of real estate, energy and support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services are considerable.
To help prospects realise these benefits within their organisation and to demonstrate its proof of concept, BusinessSolve offers a no-obligation trial of its solutions, which are a fraction of the cost of competitor offerings. To apply for the trial of Workspace Manager please contact your local BusinessSolve office. A free white paper entitled en·ti·tle
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