millennial

A Third City of Entrepreneurs: the workplace revolution of Los Angeles

As Los Angeles welcomes a new cohort of workers into its offices, the inaugural WORKTECH LA 19 explores the changing needs of employees from workplace design, leadership styles and technology infrastructure

Start-up

Dead end: post-mortems demonstrate why start-ups fail

From team disharmony to cash flow issues and lack of market need, there are common reasons start-ups fail according to a new report

AI infographic

The AI advantage: who’s profiting from the rapid growth of AI

What does the growth of artificial intelligence mean for economies, companies and industries? In this infographic feature, software expert TechJury demonstrates the potential power of AI and its impact on our future

Arc Task Systems

Tracing the Arc of mobile furniture to bring back the human touch

In the search for workspace efficiency, have we gone too far in removing personal control and a sense of belonging? Flexible new furniture developed by Task Systems seeks to redress the balance

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