THE WORKPLACE REWORKED: CRE, SMART TECHNOLOGY AND AI.
JLL recently published it’s Top 10 Global CRE Trends for 2017. And from the looks of it, Corporate Real Estate is getting better, smarter, and edgier. Read article at All Work.
Standing desks are increasingly being used by those with back problems who find that sitting all day exacerbates their condition. Manufacturers make bold claims, but can they be trusted? Stacy Simon, senior editor at the American Cancer Society, investigates. Read article at Practice Business.
Sit in Cosm, and you just might forget you’re sitting in a chair at all. Its sophisticated ergonomic design instantly responds to your body, movement, and posture to provide natural balance and total support.
Getting kids to sit still is a tall order. Yet, for as long as can be remembered, schools have made them sit at desks for the most part of the day. As adults confined to office desks, we can relate to how this isn’t really the most ideal position. Read article on StudyInternational.com.
Companies love the open office because it saves money, but people struggle to stay focused. Here’s how to keep everyone happy.
Seventy percent of US office workers now work in open-plan offices. While the press loves to disparage the open office, a massive global study shows that nine out of ten of the highest performing workplaces are either fully or extensively open plan. That may be because a thoughtfully designed open plan can create conditions that encourage engagement. People are more likely to be engaged at work if they can move around, have privacy when they need it, and have access to spaces that let them connect with coworkers. DOWNLOAD RESEARCH REPORT Source: Herman Miller
As coworking activity continues to increase in the U.S., including doubling inventory in the past couple of years in major markets, industry experts and asset owners are beginning to study what the future holds for this fast-growing segment.
Recent surveys of people in open workspaces find that noise, distractions, and lack of privacy and personal space consistently top the list of dissatisfactions, and that people feel they are less productive as a result. The good news is that there is a better—and more cost-effective way—to help people make sense of and find comfort in an open office. By implying space, you can transform an open-office environment into an intuitive, productive workplace without making a costly investment in inflexible, permanent walls. DOWNLOAD RESEARCH REPORT Source: Herman Miller