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
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
From BYOD to wellness, there are six key areas that will play a vital role in the future of successful workplaces. Jeanne Wood, Senior Associate Vice President at CallisonRTKL, explains how tech is revolutionizing the workplace.
December 4, 2020
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
With many companies transitioning to flexible space as a result of the pandemic, a high level of security can be an important selling point. A recent webinar focused on core workspace security requirements, featuring experts from essensys, iQ Offices, and PlacePay.
November 30, 2020
Zoom calls are now a common occurrence, and workspace centers can add huge value by providing video-friendly rooms with attractive backgrounds. Cowork Tahoe’s Jamie Orr offers 5 easy, low-cost tips on how to create an effective ‘Zoom room’ that your members will love.
November 24, 2020
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
Surprisingly, video conferencing has been around for almost a century, although early forms of video conferencing were problematic and expensive. It made its way into flexible offices in the late 1970s and later became widely adopted alongside advances in Internet broadband and hardware.
November 17, 2020
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
Robert Kropp summarizes key takeaways from a discussion hosted by Antony Slumbers, which discussed proptech, new real estate models and the investment landscape today.
November 10, 2020
De-densification is driving an increase in flexible and remote work, and companies expect their workplace needs to change significantly. More than half of tech firms are considering shedding office space in the next twelve to eighteen months, with flexible workspace operators expected to benefit from the shift.
October 23, 2020
Here are seven future workplace technology features to expect as the workplace transforms to meet our post-pandemic needs.
October 22, 2020
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
In the 1960s, a Global Distribution System (GDS) transformed the travel industry from painstaking manual reservations to fast, electronic bookings. The same system can be applied to coworking, and that’s just what Syncaroo, a GDS founded by Robert Kropp and Hector Kolonas, is working to achieve.
September 15, 2020
With organizations rethinking their real estate strategy, providing value has become a top priority for landlords and developers across the globe. A new whitepaper examines the future of commercial real estate and how proptech will play a key role in the value of built environments.
September 11, 2020