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Office of the Future - Part 1 Wearables and Augmented Reality

Office of the Future - Part 1 Wearables and Augmented Reality

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.

Expert Strategies for Improving Your Workplace

Expert Strategies for Improving Your Workplace

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.

Learn About 3 Different Approaches to Workplace Transformation

Learn About 3 Different Approaches to Workplace Transformation

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.

4 New Trends in Office Design

4 New Trends in Office Design

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

7 Factors of Great Office Design

7 Factors of Great Office Design

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. 

Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design

Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design

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.

Workplace Design Techniques Video Interview with Tumblr

Workplace Design Techniques Video Interview with Tumblr

In this exclusive video, we visited Tumblr's New York Office, and sat down with Megan Leet, Head of Office Experience & Events at Tumblr. She spoke about creating a space to reflect company culture, the importance of flexibility and mobility in the workplace, and discussed some of the additions that bring employees closer together.
Credit Suisse NYC Workplace Innovations

Credit Suisse NYC Workplace Innovations

Ahead of this year’s Future Offices New York event we were invited into the NYC offices of Credit Suisse to take a first-hand look at their workplace design, and speak with Michelle Lindgren, VP, Americas Lead Workplace Strategy, Planning & Innovation at Credit Suisse.
Current Attendee Snapshot

Current Attendee Snapshot

Showcase your product and services and position yourself as the "go-to" solution provider to key decision-makers across the industry. Download the Current Attendee Snapshot and check out who you will meet at this year.

How Green Office Styles & Charity Helps Retention

How Green Office Styles & Charity Helps Retention

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!

Strategies that Improve Building Sustainability & Employee Wellbeing

Strategies that Improve Building Sustainability & Employee Wellbeing

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
General Electric's Workplace Strategy Leader: Reimagining the employee experience

General Electric's Workplace Strategy Leader: Reimagining the employee experience

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 

Speaker Feature: Brooke Hamilton

Speaker Feature: Brooke Hamilton

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.

If you prefer to receive a copy of this email Terence.Wu@iqpc.com 

The Journey to the Office of the Future

The Journey to the Office of the Future

Find out what trends you need to get ahead of and what technology you should be implementing in your workplace to take you office into the next level and become an office of the future. Embark on the journey with our guide today. Want a copy sent to your email? 

Aligning Statewide DNA to Foster an Engaging Culture of Innovative Sustainable Workplaces

Aligning Statewide DNA to Foster an Engaging Culture of Innovative Sustainable Workplaces

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

Planning for Future Workforces: Spaces that Will Attract Millennials & Gen Z

Planning for Future Workforces: Spaces that Will Attract Millennials & Gen Z

  • 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

Seattle 2030 District Sustainability Spotlight

Seattle 2030 District Sustainability Spotlight

  • 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
Workplace Design As A Tool To Support Employee Engagement

Workplace Design As A Tool To Support Employee Engagement

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.

Design Leveraged Vol 2: Workplace design has a strong and definable impact on business results

Design Leveraged Vol 2: Workplace design has a strong and definable impact on business results

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!

Five Ways to Create a Better Office Environment

Five Ways to Create a Better Office Environment

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.

Future Offices Seattle 2017

Future Offices Seattle 2017

Take a look into the last Future Offices Summit including the big names that spoke, and testimonials from our attendees!