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Looking in the digital mirror: the forces shaping the metaverse

An immersive new form of shared virtual space will redefine how we shop, socialise, communicate and work. Are we ready for the impact of the metaverse, where we don’t just view content but are inside it?

Will we control access to the office building from our phone?

A new report from HID  Global suggests that Physical Access Control Systems, or PACS, will enable commercial real estate providers to offer a modern and competitive tenant experience

FT Live: how new technologies are reframing the workplace

From privacy and security to virtual reality, the next event hosted by the Financial Times will focus on the emerging technologies we now need to conduct flexible work

Social standing: rebuilding experience and informal collaboration

Informal collaborations, experiences and social connections need to be rebuilt as we head back to the office. Can technology provide answers? A new report from Condeco probes the issue

The future of work has arrived early with tech take-up

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at how the post-pandemic technology boom has accelerated the future of work, and at Denmark’s world-first certification for data and IT security

Data dilemma: will algorithmic systems erode good work?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the downside of data-driven systems for worker wellbeing and autonomy, the rise of the AI-powered office window, and the chance to attend a design thinking masterclass

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The rise of the flexible building to support hybrid work

The pandemic has seen the growth of flexible work patterns, flexible teams and flexible organisations. Shouldn’t our office buildings be more flexible too? A new Schneider Electric report weighs up the opportunities

AI as decision maker as lawyers face fast-changing world

Our regular WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing examines the potential impact of technological change on the legal profession over the next ten years as The Law Society forecasts a disturbing future