Changes to the way we work mean that offices are going unused and empty. What can organisations do to make better use of these spaces?
The term AI, or Artificial Intelligence, was plucked from history and adopted in 1956 to describe the processing logic of a programmable computer.
The Centre for Cities thinktank has looked at 62 of the UK’s biggest cities and towns and found a strong link between high-skilled jobs and thriving high streets.
The alarming speed at which levels of workplace happiness are dropping in fact coincides with rapid change in the way we work through growing adoption of Smart Working over the last five years.
This is an interesting piece that highlights the potentially damaging impact a rigid and unsupportive workplace can have on the health and wellbeing of its employees.
What’s wrong with the traditional office? Why would anyone be so put off by superficial design and what exactly are these missing amenities?
Work has commenced on another of PLACEmaking’s Smart Working design solutions, transforming an outdated 1950’s Community Centre into a state-of-the-art technology enabled ‘Hub’.
Are organisations focusing on the broader opportunities and challenges associated with Smart Working or are they too focused on the practical technology and property related aspects?
With the traditional office lease in demise, we take a look at what is emerging as a replacement in terms of smarter working.
An interesting piece that exposes how ill prepared we are for rapid changes in the way we work. Aside from the research confirming that many employers still regard time spent physically in the office as being the ‘core day’ and time commuting to and from work as an employee’s ‘own time, the anecdotal comments by commuters expose key issues for debate.