People

Building creative networks requires a new type of leadership

In these three videos, part of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international experts discuss how to build creative networks and reverse decades of employee disengagement

Why a ‘bricolage’ mindset gives HR directors a major headache

Five-year development plans are irrelevant to millennials whose rootless identity extends to their relationship with the workplace, says Tom Savigar

Getting the freelance workplace right in the gig economy

As the gig economy evolves, what is the right workspace for freelancers to flourish. After the coffee shop and the co-working space, what next?

Powering up the grid to measure productivity gains

Finding reliable ways to measure the impact of workplace design change on staff productivity is the Holy Grail. Can results from a UK study for National Grid finally point the way?

The wheel of fortune to improve collaboration

Space design isn’t the only factor in improving intelligent collaboration, says Canadian expert Peter Smit, a speaker at WORKTECH Toronto 2016. His collaboration wheel spins through the issues

Smart working: only productivity Ninjas need apply

Next generation professionals are being failed by business leaders who are living by yesterday’s rules

The hidden wiring of connections: how to nurture your network

Networking has become a critical skill in modern business and everyone thinks they know how to do it. Not so, says an expert, who explains why so many people get it wrong

Cracking the code of intelligent collaboration

How do we know if new workspaces really improve collaboration? A new approach seeks some answers