Perils of
the Open

The open office arrived with so much promise. Minimalist design. Spontaneous collaboration. Deeper connections between co-workers. But it’s also loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that are keeping your team from getting work done.

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Create an oasis of calm
in an office of chaos

Office dogs. Kitchen blenders. Mike from Marketing who won’t shut up.

If this is the norm at your office, you’re not alone. We can’t “reassign” Mike, but we can give you the tools—from huddle rooms to headsets—to help your team reduce distractions and boost performance.


Loud guy

Non-stop chit chat + zero volume control = Worst colleague ever.

Help the team escape into a haven of productivity: The Polycom Studio designed for huddle rooms. Simple USB plug-and-play connectivity helps them explore big ideas in a small room, connecting with remote teams and best-in-class audio, dynamic video, and zero distractions.

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This is the reality for more than 5,000 office workers around the world that we surveyed this year. More than a third of them are always or very often distracted. Yikes. Learn more about the problems and solutions in our eBook.

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Make your escape plan

Stuck in an office full of distractions? Our infographic can help your team find their way out of chaos.

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