Small office/home office

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Small office/home office (or single office/home office; SOHO) refers to the category of business or cottage industry that involves from 1 to 10 workers.wikipedia
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Multi-function printer

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Several ranges of products, such as the armoire desk and all-in-one printer, are designed specifically for the SOHO market.
An MFP (multi-function product/printer/peripheral), multi-functional, all-in-one (AIO), or multi-function device (MFD), is an office machine which incorporates the functionality of multiple devices in one, so as to have a smaller footprint in a home or small business setting (the SOHO market segment), or to provide centralized document management/distribution/production in a large-office setting.

Consultant

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Many consultants and the members of such professions as lawyers, real estate agents, and surveyors in small and medium-size towns operate from home offices.
Though most of the back-office research and analysis occurs at the consultants' offices or home-offices, in the case of smaller consulting firms, consultants typically work at the site of the client for at least some of the time.

Armoire desk

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Several ranges of products, such as the armoire desk and all-in-one printer, are designed specifically for the SOHO market.
Small or home offices are the usual habitat of the modern armoire desk.

Family Computing

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A number of books and magazines have been published and marketed specifically at this type of office.
After the North American video game crash of 1983 the magazine began to change its focus toward the burgeoning home office movement of the late 1980s and early 1990s, initiating coverage of non-computing products such as fax machines and office furniture.

Virtual assistant (occupation)

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Virtual assistant
A virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office.

Hot desking

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Hot desking
Small office/home office

Study (room)

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Study (room)
Other terms used for rooms of this nature include den, home office, parlour, or library.

Telecommuting

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Nomad worker
Small office/home office

Telecentre

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Telecentre
Small office/home office

Putting-out system

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Small office/home office (or single office/home office; SOHO) refers to the category of business or cottage industry that involves from 1 to 10 workers.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

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In New Zealand, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) defines a small office as 6 to 19 employees and a micro office as 1-5.

Industrial Revolution

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Before the 19th century, and the spread of the industrial revolution around the globe, nearly all offices were small offices and/or home offices, with only a few exceptions.

White-collar worker

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In most circumstances, the white collar counterpart—office work—was aggregated as well in large buildings, usually in cities or densely populated suburban areas.

Personal computer

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Beginning in the mid-1980s, the advent of the personal computer and fax machine, plus breakthroughs in telecommunications, created opportunities for office workers to decentralize.

Fax

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Beginning in the mid-1980s, the advent of the personal computer and fax machine, plus breakthroughs in telecommunications, created opportunities for office workers to decentralize.

Telecommunication

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Beginning in the mid-1980s, the advent of the personal computer and fax machine, plus breakthroughs in telecommunications, created opportunities for office workers to decentralize.

Profession

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Many consultants and the members of such professions as lawyers, real estate agents, and surveyors in small and medium-size towns operate from home offices.

Lawyer

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Many consultants and the members of such professions as lawyers, real estate agents, and surveyors in small and medium-size towns operate from home offices.

Surveying

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Many consultants and the members of such professions as lawyers, real estate agents, and surveyors in small and medium-size towns operate from home offices.

Business telephone system

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These range from general advice texts to specific guidebooks on such challenges as setting up a small PBX for the office telephones.

Telephone

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These range from general advice texts to specific guidebooks on such challenges as setting up a small PBX for the office telephones.

Homesourcing

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Technology has also created a demand for larger businesses to employ individuals who work from home.

Internet

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The small office home office has undergone a transformation since its advent as the internet has enabled anyone working from a home office to compete globally.

Email

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Technology has made this possible through email, the World-Wide Web, e-commerce, videoconferencing, remote desktop software, webinar systems, and telephone connections by VOIP.