Asure Software Helps Voluntary Service Overseas Realise £400,000 in Annual Real Estate Savings
January 22, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas & STAINES, England, Jan 22, 2014 — Asure Software a leading provider of workplace management software solutions, today announced that its AsureSpace Workspace Manager solution helped Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), a global organisation that fights poverty through volunteers, to significantly reduce its real estate footprint and save £400,000 annually as a result.
“VSO’s workspace reduction and corresponding real estate savings are the result of a strategically planned hotdesking program using the AsureSpace Workspace Manager solution, which enabled the organisation to optimise its new office space,” explained Nigel Clarke, Vice President & General Manager, EMEA & APAC.
VSO previously offered hotdesking on an informal basis in its former office, which had many more desks, but they needed a formal scheduling system to ensure its staff could continue to operate in a much smaller space. Now, its 320 employees operate in a space with 180 desks, using accessible and user-friendly workspace management tools to locate and reserve workspaces when they are at the office.
VSO selected AsureSpace Workspace Manager for its ease of use, minimal training requirements, accessibility via any web browser or smartphone, and integration with Microsoft Outlook, as well as its integration with AsureSpace Kiosks onsite for staff who need to find ad hoc space on-site.
“It’s useful to have a solution that is so visual when trying to maximise your time in the office,” said Amaraghosha Carter, VSO head of international information technology. “Employees can see where others are sitting and select to sit near teammates in order to work together on projects when they are in the office. We saved over £400,000 annually and we can put that money back into our programmes, which is exactly what our donors want to hear.”
About Asure Software
Asure Software, Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas and with an office in Staines, England that serves the EMEA and APAC markets, offers cloud-based time and labor management and workspace management solutions that enable businesses to control their biggest costs – labor, real estate and technology – and prepare for the workforce of the future in a highly mobile, geographically disparate and technically wired work environment. Asure serves approximately 6,000 clients worldwide and currently offers two main product lines: AsureSpace™ workplace management solutions enable organisations to maximise the ROI of their real estate, and AsureForce® time and labor management solutions deliver efficient management of human resource and payroll processes. For more information, please visit www.asuresoftware.com.
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