Finding the financials: calculating cost benefits of smart workplace

Uncertain over investing in smart office technology? A new report by Spacewell sets out the financial arguments and provides a step-by-step guide to figuring out your own potential cost savings

Mayors in five US cities join drive to cool urban districts

As high temperatures create an urban heat island effect in many places this summer, the mayors of five American cities have signed up to an initiative to cool urban spaces by installing ‘smart surfaces’

How to use space optimisation data to reduce office costs

A tougher economic climate means businesses are on the hunt for space cost savings based on smart data analytics, as the second in our article series with Deskbird explores

Why neither space nor tech can really solve hybrid meetings

As companies struggle to provide digital equality in the hybrid work era, are we looking at the challenge from the wrong angle? Canada’s ET Group believes the answer lies with underlying organisational culture and behaviours

Major McKinsey study calls on cities to adopt hybrid model

A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute insists that the trend to hybrid work is permanent and says that cities can combat rising urban vacancy rates in office and retail by adopting more flexible approaches themselves

Sex, pubs and chatbots mingle at Manchester conference

Innovation and automation were on the schedule at the recent WORKTECH Manchester event as WORKTECH returns to the city for the first time in ten years

Space optimisation: what is it and why is it important right now?

As companies adapt their workplaces for hybrid work, space optimisation is a key priority. But what is it all about and how can technology help?  A new article series in collaboration with Deskbird explores the subject

Unlocking the potential of your space: data and real estate

How can we use technology to make  better use of our office space? Companies the world over are currently asking this the question. A WORKTECH Webinar in partnership with Zapfloor explores the key issues