Hong Kong makes some changes

Peak progress for Hong Kong as workplace transformations gather pace

One of the world’s most dynamic cities has not turned heads in the past with its workplace design. WORKTECH Hong Kong 2017 gave four reasons why all that may be about to change

10 principles of human-centred technology

Behar’s blueprint: ten principles of design for the age of AI

Do we need new design principles for the era of artificial intelligence, robotics and smart environments? Leading industrial designer Yves Behar believes we do

Design supports peak-performance culture

Peak-performance cultures: why design should support and not lead

The traditional view that workplace design shapes organisational culture will be turned on its head by a sharper focus on corporate culture that leads design, according to a new book

Design can help the ageing population

Taiwan tackles the ageing workforce with show of innovations

As Asian economies wrestle with the need to keep ageing populations economically productive, a travelling exhibition is demonstrating how new design thinking can enhance the experience of working in later life

Wellbeing influences how we feel about our environment

Why perception of noise and objective recording can be at odds

New scientific research suggests that the state of employee wellbeing can make levels of noise, dust or glare seems worse than they really are – this is just one of several new studies throwing fresh light on the changing workplace

Future Retail: a forum for co-mingling, localism and placemaking

Mixed-use developments are in focus as WORKTECH’s Future Retail 18 conference gets set  to explore physical and digital ways to create vibrant communities in which people work, live and shop

Buzzwords to look out for in 2018

Lexicon of work: eight key words to watch in 2018

What are the key buzzwords to bandy around as we head into the new year? WORKTECH Academy gathers up the prime suspects in a round of predictions

WORKTECH London has six key messages for the future of work

London looks east: six big talking points from our flagship conference

From compensating millennials to challenging organisational stupidity and creating fluid networks, WORKTECH London 2017, held at the Here East innovation centre, brought six big themes to the forefront of the future workplace