Let’s get engaged!

Can simple changes in the working environment improve engagement and productivity? Peter Townshend of Know More investigates. It's a worrying thought that most of us don't seem to like our jobs much. Figures from Gallup suggest that only 13% of global workers are “psychologically committed to their jobs and likely to be making positive contributions […]

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Is Online Training Better Than the Classroom?

Despite the huge success of MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) and the proliferation of web-based distance learning, online training is often perceived as a supplementary or a second rate, budget alternative to “proper” classroom-based training. I accept that online training isn’t the best way to develop skills for certain trades. No one’s going to go […]

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How to Select a Space Management Software Provider

A good Space Management software provider can have a significant positive impact on your company. The effective use of your workplaces is an important contributor to success. Reviewing software functionality ( ‘the demo’) is an important part of your selection process but there are a number of other considerations that will help you, not only get […]

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Desk as a House

When people ask me what our company does I usually say “we are saving the world… one desk at a time!” It often turns out that the costs companies incur maintaining a single workstation are comparable with the cost of living in an apartment in the same region. According to REIS, the average US office […]

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Keeping Up With Change

Buildingi’s Amber Miller looks at the expectations of the multi-generational workforce and how to get them to play together nicely. How happy they will be if we start to attach sensors directly to them is another matter. It has already begun to occur with European companies trialling under-skin microchip implants and other less invasive systems. […]

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