Publications

The latest research reports and white papers from WORKTECH Academy

A Mobile- First Return to the Office

This report looks at the rise of mobile devices in creating safe and secure commercial real estate environments. It looks at the changing expectations of employees and how the built environment is adapting to accommodate for a mobile-first experience. It highlight key technologies corporate real estate leaders should look out for in the future

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Flexible Buildings: Five elements to create buildings ready for the new world of work

This report explores the future of flexible work and what it means for work patterns, organisations, and buildings. It defines the term 'flexible building' and its key attributes. It provides a guide for key considerations for Corporate Real Estate leaders thinking about 'flex'.

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Digital Workplace: towards the next normal

Digital transformation is critical for many organisations navigating their return to the office, but how can leaders navigate through the maze of emerging technology solutions? A new report by Samsung in association with UnWork charts a path forward

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From Office to Omni-Channel: The Rise of the Omni-Channel Worker in the Digital Age

As more organisations move to a hybrid or 'work-from-anywhere' model, what does this means for the future of the office? This report by Australian developer Mirvac and WORKTECH Academy working working the parameters of the new workplace

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The Future Legal Workplace

At a time of dynamic change for the legal workplace, the intersection of space, technology and culture is creating opportunities for redesign. This research highlights key areas of change for law firms across three super regions

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The World of Work in 2021

A report by the Academy and it's Global Partners looking at future workplace trends for 2021.

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Workplace Design Journal: SMART, GREEN + LEAN (HART)

Issue no1 - Insights, viewpoints and design ideas from leading architecture and interior design studios who are shaping the future workplace environment.

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Workplace Design Journal: OMNI–LEARNING (JUMP STUDIOS)

Issue no2 - Insights, viewpoints and design ideas from leading architecture and interior design studios who are shaping the future workplace environment.

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Workplace Design Journal: CREATIVE FRAMING (TOM DIXON DESIGN RESEARCH STUDIO)

Issue no3 - Insights, viewpoints and design ideas from leading architecture and interior design studios who are shaping the future workplace environment.

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Workplace Design Journal: RADICAL INCLUSION (PERKINS AND WILL)

Issue no4 - Insights, viewpoints and design ideas from leading architecture and interior design studios who are shaping the future workplace environment.

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Workplace Design Journal: NATURAL WELLBEING (AB ROGERS DESIGN)

Issue no5 - Insights, viewpoints and design ideas from leading architecture and interior design studios who are shaping the future workplace environment.

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The Post-pandemic Workplace: How Covid-19 Has Accelerated Our Transition To The Future Workplace

Nespresso and WORKTECH Academy set to discover how people feel about returning to the office, what they expect from their employer and their workspace, and what the future of work will look like in light of these changes.

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The Puzzle of Wellbeing: Where Next for Workplace Wellbeing Post Covid-19?

Fourfront and WORKTECH Academy have teamed up to look at the role of wellbeing after COVID-19.

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The Future Of Work: Rethinking The Workplace Post Covid-19

Samsung and WORKTECH Academy explore how the workplace will be reshaped after the global pandemic.

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Work, Technology And The Next Generation

Logitech and WORKTECH Academy worked together to discover how organisations should reconsider how best to attract new talent.

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Augmented Work: How New Technologies Are Reshaping The Global Workplace

There has been much research and many articles in recent years about machines automating humans out of the workforce. The reasoning goes that as robots improve, they can gradually do more and more of what a human can do without needing to sleep, have days off or be paid. This frightens many as they see robots and automation as a threat to their livelihoods.

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The Changing Life Science Workplace

This report by Genentech, in partnership with WORKTECH Academy, explore the future of the Life Science industry and how it impacts workplace design from general offices to lab space.

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Acoustics Productivity and the Future of Work

EPOS and WORKTECH Academy launch a report discussing disruptions to work and workplace caused by the global coronavirus pandemic and how to tackle them.

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Smart Working: Smart Buildings and the Future of Work 2020

This report was written by the workplace technology team at UnWork led by Philip Ross, and developed in partnership with Schneider Electric

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How People Work: A Review of Global Patterns in Office Space Utilisation

A report by MovePlan in partnership with WORKTECH Academy

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World of Work 2020

This report forecasts the future of work in 2020 from the WORKTECH Academy team and its 8 Global Partners.

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Leadership and Design

Following from The Puzzle of Productivity report in 2018, WORKTECH Academy and Fourfront Group have collaborated to create a report on the importance of leadership in workplace design

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Workplace Insights: what makes a great workplace?

This report looks at the criteria for creating great places to work. From employee feedback, surveys, external data, and research it looks at holistic insights and company strategies which can help to attract and retain the best talent.

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The Super Experience: Designing for Talent in the Digital Workplace

A report by Mirvac, in partnership with WORKTECH Academy. This report examines the changing demands of the workforce and demonstrates how companies have responded through innovative experience design.

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The World of Work in 2019

This report projects trends fro the world of work in 2019 from WORKTECH Academy's eight Global Partners. It covers topics from emerging technologies to the rise of corporate coworking.

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Desk to District: Expanding horizons in collaborative innovation

This report, by Lendlease and WORKTECH Academy, looks at the different stages of collaborative innovation. Starting from innovation within a company it begins to explore the potential of integrating into innovation districts

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The Puzzle of Productivity

This report was the result of a partnership between WORKTECH Academy and Fourfront. Based of survey data, the report analyses the key drivers for productivity in the workplace

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Data to Design

A joint report with Humanyze and WORKTECH Academy investigating the power of data in decision-making in the workplace

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The World of Work 2018

A projection from WORKTECH Academy's Global Partners on the World of Work in 2018

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The Future of the Smart Office

A whitepaper produced by Siemens and WORKTECH Academy exploring the business implecations of investing in smart offices

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The Future of the Smart Precinct

A report produced by WORKTECH Academy and Mirvac on the future of the smart precinct

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Activating the Smart Precinct: The Intermix Approach

This report, co-authored by WORKTECH Academy and Mirvac, investigates the emerging idea of the smart precinct and looks at how technology is integrating with the wider urban environment

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The Anywhere Working City

Co-authored by Linda Chandler, Enterprise Architect at Microsoft UK and Phillip Ross, CEO of UnWork.com

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Smart Offices: A 2017 Vision for the Future

Developed by WORKTECH Academy and British Land, this report looks at the key elements of designing a smart office

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Fluid Collaboration: Exploring the Future of Collaborative Work

This report, produced by Avocor in partnership with WORKTECH Academy, looks at the role of technology in the workplace as a catalyst for collaborative work

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The Future of Work

Bene and WORKTECH Academy launched a report projecting future trends emerging in the world of work

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The App Centric Workplace

By Philip Ross, Founder and CEO, UnGroup and Cordless Group

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