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Can design thinking bring clarity to the hybrid work experience?

The hybrid workplace will stand or fall on the quality of the technology experience. Canada’s ET Group is using the principles of design thinking to make user experience central to the development process

Chicago looks to the recent past for clues about the future

Making the workplace a hybrid centre for wellbeing, collaboration and creativity is not quite the new-fangled thing it is made out to be, as speakers at WORKTECH’s Chicago 2022 conference explained

VR vision: what will workplaces look like in the metaverse?

Businesses should stop viewing the metaverse as a space of fun and start to seriously explore its potential to boost productivity, enhance networking and provide a more inclusive environment

Is empathy the missing link in tech integration for hybrid?

Building the hybrid workplace requires technology integrators to pay more attention than ever to human behaviour. Canada’s ET Group is using the principles of design thinking to make empathy central to the development process

Munich faces up to the challenge of reluctant returners

The Bavarian capital was once an icon of well-engineered business success. Now its companies are battling to make the office relevant to the new hybrid era, according to the WORKTECH Munich 2022 conference

Flexible-friendly Berlin lives up to reputation for disruption

Berlin has been at the epicentre of artistic, social and political disruption in the past. Now its workplace culture is set for transformation, according to the WORKTECH Berlin 2022 conference

Unworking: new book on the reinvention of the modern office

Over the past 100 years, the office has dominated working life. Now it must be reinvented as part of a flexible future of work. A new book by the co-founders of WORKTECH explains how and why

Beyond the veil: rethinking headset design for a virtual world

Wearable tech such as VR goggles will become more commonplace with the rise of the metaverse. But can such headset designs ever bridge the physical and the virtual? The VR Veil concept proposes a rethink