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.

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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Post-Covid Surveillance: Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Tech?

Covid-19 has increased adoption of workspace monitoring technologies, but member privacy must be balanced with these safety measures. Here are 5 key ways to mitigate member privacy concerns.

September 7, 2020

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“Now Is The Time To Change”: A Q&A With Smart Spaces CEO, Dan Drogman

In this Q&A with Allwork.Space, Smart Spaces CEO Dan Drogman discusses Covid-19 as “the biggest social experiment in living memory” and why now is the time to change our approach to technology.

July 30, 2020

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Future Of Work: What UFOs Can Teach Us About Remote Work

What could UFOs and alien cultures teach us about remote work to help the human race survive and thrive in our post pandemic work?

July 10, 2020

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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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