An Alternative Office Meeting: The Focal Upright (video)

Focal Upright is another answer to the ‘sitting disease’. If you haven’t heard yet, sitting is killing us quickly so companies are coming up with sitting alternatives such as standing desks, sit-to-stand desk and treadmill desks. Focal Upright furniture was founded by Martin Keen, of Keen Shoes fame. The desks have a slight tilt and the raised seats tilt toward the desk so you are leaning back as you work, keeping …Read More

ROSI Office Systems November 20 Newsletter

  Inside the November 20th ROSI Office Systems Office newsletter you’ll find: Sound Masking. What is it? Technology Misconceptions Area business news including Houston Office news, Austin Office news and San Antonio Office news Find out all you need to know this week at the office. Visit http://bit.ly/1xudDsA

Tesla factory upgrade (video)

  Tesla just posted a one-minute time-lapse video that will have a wide appeal in the land of engineers, also known as Southeast, Texas. It takes us through their recent factory upgrade to allow Tesla to increase production from 22,000 cars to 35,000. http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/factory-upgrade  Here is what was accomplished during the Tesla factory upgrade: Upgraded the assembly line Added capacity to the body shop Enhanced power train assembly Revamped facilities for employees Tesla is …Read More

What is Sound Masking?

Office trends and buzz words come and go. Changes in the type of work we do, changes in the culture of our employees and changes in our technology environment constantly drives us to a new “latest thing”.  Occasionally one comes along that is more than a passing fad and deserves to be notice. It is a technological shift that will change how your employees thrive in their space each and …Read More

Office Space: Which is cooler?

Since it was announced that Uber and Lyft will be staying in Houston and even picking up airport passengers, this post seemed fun and appropriate. Both companies are headquartered in San Francisco, but their office space style and design is quite divergent. Check out the photos from Inc.com and decide which company digs you’d prefer to hang your laptop. http://www.inc.com/uber-vs-lyft-which-office-is-cooler.html  

Looking for a winning hiring strategy? Kayak Founder, Paul English has some advice.

As a hiring manager, you find yourself with a few empty seats to fill at the office. Entrepreneur Paul English, founder of Kayak, the uber-powerful travel search engine, has found a hiring strategy that works.  Every age group has its pros and cons. Mix it up! http://www.fastcompany.com/3037934/how-i-get-it-done/how-to-balance-youth-and-experience-when-building-your-staff My favorite work buddy has a twenty year deficit on me. His insight and approach are unique and make me work more creatively. When …Read More

Use the Right Office Lighting

Humanscale and Metropolis gathered with industry experts in March, 2014,  to discuss the importance of using the right kind of office lighting. With the increase in lighting sources, today, there are many more right and wrong lighting types. Lighting is an ever evolving issue when designing a productive office environment. It is also one that is often overlooked. http://www.metropolismag.com/Point-of-View/March-2014/Illuminating-the-Future-with-the-Changing-Landscape-of-Lighting/ For more on Office Lighting, energytrust.org highlights the benefits of layering different …Read More

Zappos new digs: Is 70 sq. feet of personal work space enough?

  Zappos is readying new office work space for 1200 employees. It’s going to be just 70 feet of personal space per employee, but, with adaptability and multi-functional office space planning, it can work! http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671797/from-zappos-4-simple-hacks-to-foster-office-collaboration ROSI has designed highly functional spaces in even smaller spaces. Contact us and we’ll show you how to do it without sacrificing productivity.

ROSI Office Systems November 5th Newsletter

  Here’s what you’ll need to know this week. Click here for the November 5th 2014 Newsletter. ROSI Office Systems reviewed the newly published report by Urban Land Institute and shares insights into the 2015 Office Space Race in Houston, Texas and how it will affect future office layouts and space planning. See what you should be doing the first ten minutes of your work day. Learn about OTG (Offices …Read More

Office Space Forecast for 2015 Shows Need for Creative Space Planning

Office space news in Houston is topping many lists. According to the new Urban Land Institute Report, with more than 17 million square feet of office space expected to open over the next few years, Houston led the list of markets with the most construction volume relative to existing inventory. Much of the construction activity is tied to the energy industry and includes office buildings that Shell Oil, ExxonMobil, BHP, Phillips …Read More




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