Setting up a new office? You’ll be faced with many decisions, from where to locate to what kind of computers to buy. The articles in this section will help you plan an office that will maximize productivity and save money.
Office Space Resources
These articles will help you make decisions about moving to a new office space or improving the one you have.
Equipment: Hardware and Software
Your office needs the right hardware and software to function well. These articles provide information to help you make wise choices.
- Choosing the Right Office Equipment – Here’s a concise guide to identifying the hardware you need and finding the best options for printing, copying, scanning, faxing and smartphones.
- Choosing the Right Office Computers – Desktop or laptop? Find out how to assess your computer needs and design a system that will work for you and your employees.
- Small Business Software – Here’s a brief overview of the most common types of small business software, with tips on choosing products that do the job without breaking the bank.
- Your Operating System: Options and Upgrades – Learn about the differences between Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. If you already have an operating system, read some tips on upgrading to a newer version.
Business Services, Supplies and “Green” Products
These articles will help you negotiate with business service providers, buy office supplies the smart way, and launch budget-smart “green” office practices.