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ABOUT Gemma Church
Gemma Church

Gemma is "the freelance writer who gets tech" and AllWork's Associate Editor for Technology and Innovation. A UK-based specialist journalist, blogger and copywriter in the science and technology sectors, Gemma's USP is that she's worked in the science and tech fields she specialises in, so has a unique level of experience that most other writers cannot offer. These insights form the basis of her articles where she investigates the latest technical innovations and their impact on the coworking world. Get in touch with Gemma at [email protected], on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Post COVID-19: The Value Of 5G For Your Building

5G enables a range of super-smart technologies, which can provide workspaces with a competitive advantage. But it also poses a threat to operators, if it’s not used properly. Here’s how to harness the power of 5G for your space.

June 30, 2020

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Forget Paperless, Are You Ready For The Touchless Office?

So-called “contactless pathways” means employees don’t need to touch a surface as they walk around a space. Touchless tech can limit the spread of germs and give members confidence in shared workspaces, but cost is a limiting factor, as is the user experience.

June 11, 2020

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Post Covid-19: Could Robots Keep Your Workspace Clean?

Robots are adept at repetition, and literally do not cut any corners when it comes to cleaning every nook and cranny. From robot janitors to holographic receptionists, here are 4 ways in which machines could help to keep our workspaces clean and safe.

May 26, 2020

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Why Thermal Cameras Are a Waste of Money for Your Workplace

Thermal scanners can detect fever – a key COVID-19 symptom. As lockdown restrictions ease, demand for these devices is rapidly increasing, but they are not a foolproof solution.

May 18, 2020

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How To Protect Your Workspace’s Cyber Health

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the current situation and ramping up phishing attacks on individuals and businesses. But there are plenty of measures you can implement to protect your workspace and your members. Here are 6 ways to keep your workspace safe.

May 5, 2020

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Don’t Be An Online Tool – 11 Top Virtual Meeting Etiquette Rules

As the world works from home, we’re all relying on virtual meetings to keep our teams and coworking spaces connected. However, things can, and do, go wrong. Here are 11 tips to help you stay professional and productive during your virtual meetings.

April 7, 2020

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COVID-19: 5 Quick And Effective Tech Security Measures For Suddenly Remote Workers

Hackers are capitalising on the COVID-19 pandemic, using scams to steal online information. People who are working from home must remain vigilant, and these 5 quick tips will help keep your data secure.

March 26, 2020

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The Digital Workspace Is Here – What Are You Doing To Help Your Members?

The digital skills gap is a huge problem for the world’s workforce and the future of work. But flexible workspace operators can set the right example by helping their members close the digital skills gap. Here are 10 ways to help workspace members gain the right digital skills to compete in their market.

February 26, 2020

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Biometrics: Hype Or Hazard For Shared Workspaces?

Biometric technology can provide a seamless member experience for shared workspaces. But, there are still many questions over the safety and security of such technologies. To capitalise on their data, should operators consider other high-tech solutions — or jump on the biometric bandwagon?

February 4, 2020

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10 Ways The World Of Work Will Change Over The Next Decade

A new report highlights how the world of work could change over the next ten years, including new business opportunities brought about by the IoT and digitisation. But we need to tread carefully to protect the future of work, and prevent ‘mass unemployment’.

December 19, 2019

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Peace In A Pod: Meditation Finally Gets To Work For Wellbeing

A company called OpenSeed has come up with a novel topic for busy workplaces — meditation pods. These enclosed tech-powered pods provide moments of calm in noisy environments, featuring guided meditations, integrated sound therapy, aromatherapy and ambient lighting to help you zone out.

December 9, 2019

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The Top 4 Types Of Technologies That Can Optimise Your Coworking Space

These are the top 4 technologies that coworking space operators should implement to optimise their spaces and provide a seamless experience.

November 28, 2019

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Opinion: Why It’s Game Over For WeWork’s Tech Rhetoric

Gemma Church argues in this opinion piece that WeWork needs to drop its rhetoric on technology just as it dropped its former CEO.

November 19, 2019

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Technology Just Ousted Flexible Work – Did You Notice?

A recent report found that technology is the top way to boost recruitment, followed by flexible working options.

November 12, 2019

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The Reality Of Running And Using Virtual Coworking Spaces

Running a virtual coworking space requires a lot of commitment. It’s time-consuming and attendance is a constant challenge. But according to the companies who use them, they can foster a strong sense of community and support that’s invaluable for remote teams.

October 22, 2019

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