Innovative use of space to create a learning environment that positively affects engagement and retention requires a strategic and coordinated effort backed by senior leadership commitment. Corporate learning and development (L&D) programs, no matter how compelling, may not be enough in and of themselves as the foundation for developing engaged and productive employees. Historically, the […]
Data collection and space design can have a positive impact on culture, staff productivity, and employees’ overall perceptions of the company and workplace.
By Dominic Iacobucci and Brad Johnson A sensor is an electronic device that measures and captures data of variation in environmental stimulus. In today’s world, people encounter sensors throughout their day—at home, in the workplace, and at other locations. In a spatial workplace environment, sensors measure environmental aspects such as noise and light, while gathering […]
For corporate real estate and facility management professionals, workplace analytics help identify the best use for space for the organization to operate effectively. These are complex times for corporate real estate and facility management professionals. Continually advancing technology produces a massive amount of data, but a nagging question remains: Is all of it being mined […]
How can you make your organization more innovative, adaptive, and creatively competitive? After studying 200+ companies, global design firm IDEO has identified six essential qualities to drive innovation and creativity. IDEO’s David Aycan shared a framework around these qualities, the data behind them, and stories of companies working hard to develop the culture, processes, and […]
Have you noticed that the office environment is changing? Few people go into an office at 8 a.m., sit at a desk, stay for eight hours (with an hour lunch break), and come home. Instead, we see the rise of the mobile workforce. Technology coupled with demands of children and aging parents have revolutionized the […]
Some firms offer laundry service; others offer child care. When it comes to finding ways to recruit top talent in today’s competitive market, ideas abound. But one of the best (and most overlooked) recruiting tools is a workspace that’s hip and inviting — both outside and in. Open office designs look great, but they create […]