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hot desking

Using a set of cubicles for mobile workers who come into the office from time to time. It is similar to hoteling, but reservations are not required. People come in and sit down at the next available seat, plug into the network and go to work, which means a vice president might sit next to a junior trainee at any given time. See hoteling.
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If hot-desking is the future, then I want no part of it.
I'm having a baby soon but when I go back to work I would consider their hot-desking service where you pay PS30 and that gives you five days over one month.
In the late '90s Silicon Valley led the charge toward the "alternative office"--terms like hot-desking, hoteling and telecommuting became part of the workplace design vernacular.
Analysts predict that cloud computing will play a larger role in mobility and consumerisation of IT, Windows Phone and Android tablet sales will grow and there will more hot-desking in large organisations in 2013.
Hot-desking will reduce the overall number of personal work-spaces required as cloud computing, high speed access and personal devices take over from office-based servers and desktop computers.
The hub offers permanent offices, casual office rentals and hot-desking for business people travelling to the area.
We will be introducing services such as hot-desking, reception services, a coffee bistro, and also a Dark Fibre internet link in collaboration with AIMES Grid Services, with a view to attracting creative companies to the business centre, at affordable easy-in easy-out agreements.
As well as the gallery, the new mixed-use space incorporates Caf NeST and a hot-desking workspace designed for creative and digital businesses.
0 includes features such as hot-desking -- or cross-PBX remote call forwarding accessible from a Web browser -- further integration with IBM Lotus Sametime, support for the Microsoft Windows Server operating system and remote call control features for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007.
And it is just unfortunate that flexible working - whether in the form of tele-working or the tempting option of hot-desking (working from a different desk each session) - threatens the cohesion of groups in ways that were not envisaged when these working arra-ngements were devised.
Additional benefits for chamber members include access to short training courses, networking events, member mailing lists, discounted local hotel and restaurant rates, business conferences, and hot-desking facilities at all participating chambers.
It is anticipated that using the Microsoft desktop software will enable the force to improve its remote working capabilities, making hot-desking easier.