While employees are clearly keen to catch up on and improve their sleeping habits, they also need a helping hand to do this. That’s where you as an employer can step in.
In 2019, there are four main strands of technology that are essential to developing a successful culture of collaboration in the workplace.
For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open-plan spaces. This has not always been successful, with the open-plan approach receiving significant criticism.
Organizations are attracting the best talent by creating workplaces that boost innovation with great work experiences.
Designers are adding elements like walls on wheels and movable pods into office spaces to provide more flexibility.
Workplace design has always strived to be human-centered. However, as technology and computing are becoming a central part of workplaces, getting deeper information about how technologies are getting integrated into work may help shed new light on how people really work.
The survey of 1,000 UK office workers also claims that employees are conscious of how their office looks on social media.
Verda Alexander questions the cushy, amenity-laden offices that her interior design firm helped pioneer. The way forward, she argues, is to introduce a little friction into the workplace.
A major driver of smart offices is getting people more engaged, says Sharon Turner, senior principal and director of interiors for Canada at HOK, an international architecture and design firm.
Volkswagen has opened its new ‘We Campus’ in Berlin and claims that the agile working principles used in its design will transform the working lives and output of the 900 people at the facility.
Kids are ‘welcome’ at a just a quarter of coworking spaces and only 2% offer childcare. But times are changing.
Research published by Dell claims to highlight the issues related to office design holding back workers’ productivity and the impact this has on UK business.
Now that office walls have come down, workers are ducking into closet-sized “pods” for privacy and quiet. Is this a retreat from the open office or the next phase of it?
The erosion of the demarcations between the people responsible for the built, technological and cultural workplace means that it is less important whether you are talking to somebody with a background in facilities management, HR or IT. Indeed it will become impossible to tell, and irrelevant anyway.
For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open plan spaces. This has not always been successful, with the open-plan approach receiving significant criticism.
Since the close of an $85 million Series C funding round in 2018 and the appointment of Bryan Murphy as CEO in January, flexible workspace provider Breather has focused its offerings to address the trend toward longer-term hybrid real estate solutions that provide the flexibility of co-working with the privacy of traditional leases.