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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.

‘Zoom Was Not Prepared For What Happened Last Year’

‘Zoom Was Not Prepared For What Happened Last Year’

Raagulan Pathy, head of enterprise, APAC at Zoom Video Communications revealed how the company adapted and grew to become the go-to communication platform of the last 12 months.

April 6, 2021

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5G And Edge Computing

Future Of Work: How 5G And Edge Computing Will Revolutionise The Workplace Experience

Does your workspace suffer from latency issues? 5G and edge computing could provide the solution, and at the same time, introduce new ways of working — providing a competitive edge.

March 26, 2021

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Talking To Machines: How Alexa And Siri Could Save Your Workspace

Conversational interfaces — chatbots and voice assistants — give workspaces the opportunity to build powerful relationships with their members, particularly in our socially distant times. Tech writer, Gemma Church, discusses voice tech and why it will be a game-changer for the new world of work.

March 11, 2021

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Future Of Work: 5 Ways To Make Network Security Sexy

As members start to return to work, your network security could be a competitive advantage – especially with coworking spaces predicted to play a key role in post-pandemic recovery.

February 12, 2021

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Revealed: How To Nail Network Security To Win Members

The complex nature of network security is a stumbling block for many flexible workspaces. Here’s what operators can do.

February 11, 2021

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How To Accept Bitcoin At Your Workspace (And Whether It’s A Terrible Idea Or Not)

Workspaces could easily accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency payments using third-party providers, but is it worth it? Tech writer Gemma Church speaks to crypto experts to explore the pros and cons.

January 25, 2021

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4 Major Predictions For PropTech In 2021

As we move into 2021, increasingly the digital and physical worlds will collide to augment workplaces. This offers exciting new opportunities for the workplace experience, but data privacy is a disaster waiting to happen. Allwork.Space’s tech writer Gemma Church sums up her 4 biggest predictions, and warnings, for proptech.

December 31, 2020

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2020: (What A) Year in Tech

Technology was, arguably, the only winner from the mess that was 2020. Allwork.Space’s tech writer, Gemma Church, sums up the 5 biggest tech takeaways from coworking and flexible space in 2020.

December 28, 2020

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Future Of Work: Is ‘Snooping Software’ Our Next Normal?

Trust is the foundation on which the hybrid work experience will be built. But surveillance tech for remote employees, such as Microsoft’s new Productivity Score, could create a culture of mistrust. Tech writer Gemma Church explores whether ‘snooping’ software is a disaster in the making.

December 18, 2020

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How To Throw A Half-Decent Christmas Party On Zoom

If you can’t get together this Christmas, you can still get online. There are a number of activities you can do to get in the festive spirit. Here are 8 of them, ranging from cocktail making to charity donations.

December 14, 2020

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Sensing The Future: A Q&A With Dan Ryan, CEO Of VergeSense

VergeSense has seen an ‘exponential rise’ in demand for its workplace sensors, which can detect occupancy based on where you put your coat or laptop. We spoke to co-founder Dan Ryan about VergeSense’s AI-powered sensors, the ROI for workspace companies, and how these tiny sensors fit into the future world of work.

December 8, 2020

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Future Of Work: How Flexible Space Can Help The Global Skills Emergency

One-third of the world’s workforce must reskill by 2030, according to the WEF’s Future of Jobs Report 2020. Flexible spaces are the perfect environment for social learning, as they enable a ‘learning by osmosis’ phenomenon.

December 4, 2020

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Occupancy Sensors: The Answer To Your Space’s Prayers?

Occupancy sensors analyse how your coworking space is utilised and – in our current pandemic climate – allows workspaces to optimize both their cleaning rotas and occupancy levels. Allwork.Space’s tech and science writer, Gemma Church, explains how it works.

November 23, 2020

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WeWork Hack: How To Protect Your Coworking Members From Cyber Crime

Cyber crime has skyrocketed during the pandemic and remote workers are at risk from a range of attacks. WeWork user accounts were reportedly hacked on its open Wi-Fi network, which provides a stark warning to other workspaces about the importance of strict security measures.

November 12, 2020

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Post-COVID, What Tech Actually Matters For Workspaces?

With the abundance of tech solutions available, flexible workspaces need to provide more than hand sanitisers to attract workers. But what should they offer? Tech writer Gemma Church spoke with workspace operators and suppliers to find out what solutions work for their members and workspaces.

September 22, 2020

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