In dozens of buildings across Prague, you’ll find magic boxes where you can stuff your dirty laundry, and within 48 hours it returns to the same box washed and ironed. Tomáš Slonka, founder of the LaundryBox project, has described its details for us in this interview.
Door that opens right in front of you. Elevator that arrives before you press the button. Coffee that's being prepared as soon as you enter the café. This is not sci-fi. This is a reality, developed by California company Proxy.
People are demanding your attention all day long. You’re tied up in meetings or emails all day long. The bigger the firm, the harder it is to communicate. That’s why Jan Řežáb and Cyril Höschl have come up with a tool that measures internal communication flows and helps to uncover defects in teams’ communication and improve their time management.
Bad communication, foul moods, and unpleasant office environments are among the problems that companies often leave unaddressed. EMU is a Czech tech startup that has delivered a solution for handling troubles like these more simply and effectively.
We each breathe over 10,000 liters of air every day. Do you know what’s inside that air? The Finnish company named 720° is able to measure it. Their project, at whose beginnings stood a Czech named Tomáš Novotný, is improving the atmosphere of offices and more with the power of big data.
A flexible work spot in a shared office — that is, coworking — is one of today’s biggest office trends. Last year there were already about 14,000 coworking centers worldwide. This year they will be joined by a new center in the Czech Republic — also to be the nation’s largest.