Technology such as the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence will change the way we work. And enterprises that uses new technologies will possibly win more opportunities.
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Let data drive us to a new era of healthier working
Employees are the most valuable assets to every company and their wellness will directly affect their productivity.
In recent years, enterprises have been focusing more and more on workspace wellness and also trying to create a better workspace that boosts productivity.International organizations such as IBWI are also releasing the latest office health standards and action guides to help companies make sound applications.
In addition to basic comfort indicators such as air quality, noise control, temperature and humidity, the application of ergonomic equipment and the introduction of health concepts have become the key to enhance employee experiences and retain key talents.However, the utilisation of these equipments and acceptance for employees and whether these devices can effectively improve productivity become hot topics.
We can use the standing desk as a representative of ergonomic equipment, and use the data collected to have a further understanding of the above questions.
Based on cross-industries and entreprises data analytics, we can see noteworthy comparison as below:
Without Data Report and Reminders:
Standing Ratio 9%Avg Daily Standing Length 27 minAvg Daily Height Adjusted 1.5 TimesAvg Daily Long Time Sitting 2.1 Times per Person
With Data Report and Reminders:
Standing Ratio 19%Avg Daily Standing Length 42 minAvg Daily Height Adjusted 3.6 TimesAvg Daily Long-time Sitting 0.9 Times per Person
* Above data comes from 9AM Research Institute. 9AM Smart standing desk with Digi, can detect the occupancy rate of the desk, and multi-dimension sit-to-stand data.
** Sitting continuously for more than an hour is considered as sedentariess.
1，Standing desks have gradually become the office wellness standard, especially for tech companies, financial companies and 500 Fortunes.
2，However, without proper guidance, it's hard for employees to cultivate a healthy sit-to-stand habit. In such situation, the ROI of ergonomic furniture might be lower than expected.
3，According to worldwide research, a healthy standing ratio should be among 20%-50%, and sitting continuously for more than 1 hour can cause various diseases. Most employees that have been using ergonomic furnitures haven not be able to achieve this standard.
4，Sit to stand working habits can and will be built through analysis reports and reminder settings.Using technology to effectively connect people and devlices will guarantee the high uitilisation of ergonomic devices and therefore improve personal wellness.
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