Designing for the basic human needs of community and belonging

As experience and engagement rise up the corporate agenda, WORKTECH Academy’s Forum on the Future of Work 2019 looked for clues in different settings

Can Germany’s innovation powerhouse kick the habit of small offices?

Germany invented the open office concept but is struggling to open up to new horizons in office design, according to a survey from the Gensler Research Institute

New York

What we learnt from New York: dominant ideas will be disrupted

NYC’s notoriously transactional real estate industry is braced for experiential change as disruption arrives from every angle, according to the tenth anniversary edition of WORKTECH New York

Wellbeing

Cultivating the wellbeing culture: five steps to better employee wellness

The conversation around wellbeing in the workplace is getting louder. Companies are waking up to the idea that corporate wellbeing strategies need a multi-dimensional approach to support employees

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