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Equipping yourself for the workplace of tomorrow

SPONSORED CONTENT: Fixed desks and desktops are so 20th century. But can the modern worker really be flexible and functional?

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Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

Ask a stranger to close their eyes and imagine the workplace of tomorrow. Those that don’t call you a weirdo and cross the street will no doubt describe a glistening glass wonderland with a waterfall, or some would-be coffee shop with bean bags and a ping pong table. But in reality the workplace of tomorrow is far closer than most people think. You’re probably sitting in it right now.

Thanks to the power of modern computing and the omnipresence of the cloud, your workplace is increasingly where your employees are. As flexible working becomes a reality, businesses have the opportunity to tap into the full talents of their workers, but also face the risk of being left behind.

Lumping every employee with a 15kg laptop and telling them to sit where they want isn’t exactly an ideal solution, but the lighter tablet-laptop hybrids don’t have the necessary oomph for your business needs, right? Wrong. Advances in processing power mean devices can now be truly powerful as well as portable. The HP Elite x2 is a good example. It’s the Muhammad Ali of two-in-one devices – nimble like a tablet, but packing the punch of an Ultrabook.

Weighing in at a sleek 0.83kg with an 11.6 inch touch screen, the HP Elite x2 has a potent Intel Core M processor and Windows 10 Pro operating system. With its detachable keyboard, the Elite x2 can do everything a business user will need in the office or on the go. It even has two cameras for virtual meetings, while its optional HP 65W Smart Travel AC Adapter allows ‘road warriors’ to tap away wherever they are.

Flexibility and effectiveness are both important for modern businesses, but it doesn’t have to be one versus the other. Sometimes it is possible to have the best of both worlds.

Find out more here.

Disclaimer:

Some features including voice supported Cortana, inking, and Continuum require more advanced hardware. Seehp.com/go/windows10update and windows.com/windows10upgrade. Pre-release product shown, subject to change. Apps sold separately. Windows 10 screen shown.

Pre-release product shown, subject to change. Apps sold separately. Windows 10 screen shown. Screenshots simulated, subject to change. Windows Store apps sold separately. App availability and experience may vary by market. Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software, or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See: http://www.microsoft.com

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