Hong Kong

Tall storeys: three challenges facing Hong Kong’s workplace

As emerging smart districts change the dynamic of China’s leading cities, what can Hong Kong do to remain relevant? WORKTECH Hong Kong’s 2018 conference looked at the key challenges

BVN

The power of community: expanding beyond the office walls

How is community-building influencing engagement in the workplace? James Grose and Susanne Mayer of architects BVN discuss their latest projects demonstrating the impact of reaching out to the wider community

Toronto takes stock of the unintended consequences of change

Canadians have been cautious about responding to the big global workplace shifts. But on the evidence of WORKTECH Toronto 2018, scrutiny and debate reflect an open mind on implementing new directions      

West Coast work shift: four questions we asked in San Francisco

The Bay Area is renowned for early adoption of new workplace thinking. But WORKTECH San Francisco’s 2018 conference suggested that first movers are still questioning the fundamentals    

financial workplace

The financial workplace: back from the brink to rebuild credibility

A decade after the global banking crash, financial companies are breathing new life into their real estate strategies, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 2018 conference. But there is still a long way to go…

How using vertical meetings can stimulate behaviour changes

Regular meeting rooms cannot enforce the change of behaviour that companies want, Peter Brady of Collaborative Design told the WORKTECH Sydney 2017 conference

The puzzle of productivity: companies say leadership matters most

How can workplace productivity reach the next level? A new report from Fourfront Group with The United Workplace and WORKTECH Academy polled 120 organisations worldwide to explore key drivers of performance in the workforce

Singapore

The blended workplace: Singapore shakes up a trio of ingredients

How can culture, technology and space be regarded in equal measure in the workplace of the future? The WORKTECH Singapore 2018 conference took a closer look at how organisations are responding to change