productivity

Food for thought: can organisations boost productivity through food subsidies?

How far do free food programs (FFP) go to increase productivity and engagement in the workplace? And at what point do the benefits outweigh the initial costs? Aramark looks at when a free food program is the right move for an organisation

The next privacy bump: should employers study your DNA to support wellness?

As workplace health and wellbeing rises fast up the business agenda, WORKTECH’s Wellness 2017 conference at Credit Suisse in London asked uncomfortable questions about our performance economy

Making meetings more efficient: systems that can help

Meetings are an unavoidable part of working life. But how can they be more efficient? What are the key issues of meeting rooms today and what systems can address them? A report by Unwired and Plow Consulting looks at solutions

Smart ecosystem: secrets of the successful smart building

As global demand for the smart building grows, how do its various elements integrate and interact to create a seamless environment? One answer is to develop a smart ecosystem, as a new report launched at WORKTECH Berlin 2017 explains

Neural network: stronger brain, stronger collaboration

Interconnectivity can encourage collaboration, creativity and communication, neurology expert Fiona Kerr told the WORKTECH Sydney conference 2017

Making light work of constant distractions in open plan space

Having trouble getting ‘into flow’ in the office environment? A new traffic light system promising to cut down interruptions has reopened a familiar debate about the trials of working in open plan

Out of the mist: what we learnt from London

The view of the future from the 39th floor of Canary Wharf Tower told delegates at the WORKTECH London 2016 conference that workplace transformation is increasingly the only option

Opening the floodgates: Toronto turns onto a wave of new ideas

Even Canada’s safe, conservative commercial heartlands are facing disruption, according to the WORKTECH Toronto 2016 conference