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From pandemic to endemic: adjusting to life with Covid-19

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at the prospect of Covid-19 as a permanent fixture of working life, the world’s first sustainable floating city, and our upcoming Smart Buildings conference in London

Smart buildings hacked: six things we learnt about the future workplace

From new deals to dashboards, WORKTECH’s second specialist Smart Buildings conference looked at six drivers of change for the data-driven workplace of tomorrow

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Are smart cities the ultimate playground for hackers?

As everything in the urban environment becomes more connected, are we opening the door to bigger security threats? Smart cities could be the biggest threat to digital security yet

The future of the smart precinct

How smart precincts will shape the dynamics of the changing city

Smart precincts that combine novel mixed-use placemaking with emerging digital technologies are becoming testbeds for urban innovation.  A new discussion paper from developer Mirvac and WORKTECH Academy explores the potential

What Amazon’s workplace wish list tells us about the future city

As Amazon draws closer to a decision about a new location for its second headquarters in North America, its public declaration of demands has prompted questions about what the future city requires to attract forward-thinking enterprises