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Buzzwords to look out for in 2018Lexicon of work: 8 keywords to watch in 2018

What are the buzzwords entering the workplace in the new year? WORKTECH Academy gathers up the prime suspects in a round of predictions

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WORKTECH London has six key messages for the future of workLondon looks east: six big talking points from our flagship conference

Challenging organisational stupidity, compensating millennials, and creating fluid networks are just some of the six big themes to come out of WORKTECH London 2017, held at the Here East innovation centre

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West Coast looks at technology and human-centric designSan Francisco on a mission to blend technology with human-centred design

WORKTECH West Coast 17 tempers the pace of tech-driven disruption with a return to human-centric design to create great places and spaces for people

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AI will help fuel economic growth in the next decadeRobot Reboot: why AI might create more jobs than it destroys

Scare stories tell us to be cautious of AI, but is there space for it to be welcomed into the workforce? A report from Accenture looks at developed economies which will grow significantly by 2035 as a more diverse human workforce operates more flexibly

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Coworking hubs are a popular choice for flexible workspaceWhy 2017 has been the year of flexible working

2017 saw a sharp rise in flexible workspace from hybrid spaces to coworking. A recent report from Instant Group explores the factors behind this trend

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Green sky thinking means that buildings should be never finishedGreen Sky Thinking: why work buildings should never be finished

Sustainable initiatives are the first to get the chop in times of economic uncertainty. But thinking from a green perspective can provide timeless answers to current property problems

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Productivity paradox: No gains without workforce wellbeing

Companies are continuing to struggle with low levels of productivity. New UK research on wellness in the workplace suggests that creating a happier and fitter workforce is the first step to better performance and profitability

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Story line: whatever happened to the narrative workplace?

At the turn of the millennium, storytelling in workplace design was the key trend. Today, we are more circumspect about the narrative approach. Why?

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Richard Rogers: how constraints spark successful buildings

As WORKTECH London 2017 appraoches, we revisit an interview onstage with last year’s keynote speaker, the international architect Richard Rogers, whose new book on his life and work is published this autumn

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Why wellbeing is not just a buzzword

Wellbeing is a word that is well established in workplace vocabulary, but few organisations really know what it means in relation to its workforce. Jon Odey sheds some light on the subject

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