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Here is a sample report by ASD Reports showing that wearables and augmented reality are two technologies that look poised to empower the worker of tomorrow to be extraordinarily efficient and productive through contextual computing capabilities. Revolution in the enterprises is likely to depend more on industry specific applications than on hardware.
As the Senior Director of Global Real Estate and Facilities at Concur Technologies, Al Kinisky, makes it his mission to enable employees to get the most out of their workplace. “Understand what will attract people to your office and prioritize them,” Al remarked, when asked what advice he’d give to a company who is just beginning to adopt a “modern” workplace design.
This report, will explore how professionals are enabling new ways of working through: generating innovation through technolgy; elevating the role of change management in workplace transformation; learning from challenges along the way to prepare for future workplace trends.
Check this piece to find out some examples of offices that have made the important design choice to help: Promote Collaboration & Community; Promote a mobile & flexible workplace; Focus on employee well-being & health, and Incorporate third spaces
Take a look at the 7 attributes of workspaces to identify your company’s desired way of working before embarking on an office design project. Courtesy of Harvard Business Review.
Here's a list of the top 10 trends that are influencing design in the workplace by HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. They study behavioral science, organizational design, change management, performance metrics, demographics and technological advances.
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See how sustainability and charity measures can impact positively impact your workforce and lead to higher employee retention rates. Read the full blog presented by Asure Software here!
We caught up with Stan Price, Executive Director at Northwest Energy Efficiency Council, before this years event where he further expands on:
- Important strategies to consider when looking to improve building sustainability, but also employee health & wellness
- What an already established office can do to make a change to its environment
- What sets Seattle apart from other cities in terms of sustainability
- And, the future of energy sustainment when it comes to building development
We sat down with Kevin Sauer, Workplace Strategy Leader of Global Operations Properties at General Electric (GE) prior to this year’s Future Offices Seattle event this August 22-24 in Seattle, Washington.
In our chat with Kevin, he discussed:
- How GE’s workplace strategy is successfully competing for top talent, and positively impacting retention
- Workplace strategies that tackle more than generational differences but what employees needs and wants are
- What technologies currently being used to increase mobility
- The future of office design, and what employees will come to expect
In anticipation to the Future Offices Seattle Summit, we interviewed Statewide Workplace Strategist of the Washington State Office of Financial Management, Brooke Hamilton, on her persepctive of the future of workplace design and strategy of the State of Washington.
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Workplace design should be reflective of Washington state’s unique DNA while inspiring businesses and workplaces to adopt and integrate best practices and technologies they need to succeed. The role of the workplace in creating a positive culture is becoming more prominent, and workplace executives and leaders are being tasked with translating values into design. Presentation by Brooke Hamilton, Statewide Workplace Strategist, Washington State Office of Financial Management
- Millennials already account for over one third of the workforce and are changing the way we work, whether we like it or not
- How your workplace strategy can allow you to compete for top talent, and positively impact retention
- Staying ahead of the curve: how will Gen Z’s expectations differ from Millennials’?
Presentation by Kevin Sauer, Workplace Strategy Leader, Global Operations Properties, GE
- Review technologies & policies which allows Seattle to boast some of the most sustainable buildings in the world
- What are the benefits of sustainable building development?
- Owner perspective: delivering the real estate customers are looking for
Companies are discovering the many benefits of reinventing their CRE & Workplace strategies. Not only can companies realize RE cost savings and attract employees in a competitive job market, but they have the ability to support employee performance. When taking a human-centered approach to workplaces & spaces, there is an opportunity to enable workforce success. Join us during this workshop session to review strategies that lead to an engaging workplace.
The Research is clear; workplace design has a strong and definable impact on business results. For this report, the second in their Design Leveraged series, the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and the Business + Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) commissioned a study from Brandware Research to examine the role of design in the workplace. The research found that—at statistically significant levels—employees who are more satisfied with their workplace are less likely to quit; are more engaged at work; have higher job satisfaction; make better co-workers; and show more support for corporate goals.
In this 40 page report, learn more about how to quantify the benefits of well-designed offices and read 7+ case studies from leading-edge companies such as IBM, Wistia, AMC Entertainment, Mayo Clinic and more!
Did you know that employee wellness and employee performance are linked? Yes, this is completely true and proven through research. It has been scientifically proven that a culture of wellness actually drives results by helping to create an engaged workforce. Employees that enjoy their office environment have been shown to outperform competitors in categories like productivity, profit and employee retention. The data states that if you create a better work environment and invest in your employees and office space, your company WILL ACTUALLY BECOME MORE SUCCESSFUL. Great news! To learn more, download this article by Sean Spear, Associate Vice President, Hughes Marino.