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Desks Of The Future

It goes without saying that the world is quickly changing. What was trending yesterday could be obsolete by tomorrow. But we cannot dispute that most of the changes that we’ve experienced have made our lives easier and better. One thing that has stood out is how simple life, in all aspects, has become today compared to a few decades ago. Be it transport, operations or even communication; we can say that things have changed for the better. One area that has experienced a significant transformation is the office desk.

The Best Office Desks For You

Over the last few decades, the office desk has been transformed to by the changing nature of the office environment. In the past when everything in the office including telephones, typewriter and even computers were huge and bulky, the office desk was large enough to accommodate all this. Today, office operations have been extremely simplified to a point where with only a small laptop; you can perform all the office duties. This is what has led to the office desk becoming smaller and smaller over the years. Apart from the simplified operation, the modern desk is also designed with features meant to address the comfort of the users.

The Electric Sit-stand Desks

Sit and Stand DesksA good example of the improved desk that’s also likely to make way for the desks of the future is the electric sit-stand desks. This is a special kind of desk that allows the user adjust the heights as they wish. The desk is designed to address the problem of working from the same position for an extended period of time. In most cases, the user may be forced to take a physical break to help them relax. But with these electric standing desks, the user can adjust the height as they wish. This helps in cutting on the time wasted on breaks and goes a long way to increase their productivity.

But experts believe that such modern desks still do not provide the user with absolute comfort. In fact, they believe that there is a huge room for improvement to address both productivity and the user comfort. They believe the future will be ergonomic. The user will have a variety of positions to choose from while working. Probably the desk will allow the user to work while exercising. 

Sustainability and being environmentally conscious will also be a driving factor in future- most of the desks will be using green energy. With everything getting quickly automated, we can only imagine simple and efficient the desks of the future will be.

Reference:
http://www.helpdesk.com/the-future-of-service-desks-in-a-world-of-tech-saavy-end-users/
https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/the-work-desk-of-the-future.html

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