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    • Workplace Flexibility
    • Wellbeing Programs
    • Mobile Work
    • Activity-Based Work Settings
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    • Workplace Strategy ROI Analyses
    • Communicating “Why" and “WIIFM” to Various Stakeholders
    • People/Planet/Profit Analyses
    • Custom Research on Agile Workplace Strategies
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  • With Best of Class Partners We:

    • Make the case for place
    • Optimize the space
    • Shift the culture
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Global Workplace Analytics conducts independent research and consults on emerging workplace issues and opportunities. We specialize in making the management case for workplace flexibility, well-being programs, mobile work, activity-based work settings, and other agile workplace strategies.

Based on our work with public and private sector employers and an examination of over 4000 documents, case studies, and research papers, we’ve built models to quantify the economic, societal, and environmental benefits of alternative workplace strategies for the US, UK, and Canada. Hundreds of organization and community leaders have used our custom models to make their own case for workplace change. 

“Global Workplace Analytics has perhaps the most comprehensive set of data around…”—Forbes

Upcoming Speeches/Webinars/Events:

  • IFMA Facility Fusion: Vancouver Canada March 10 & 11 2015
  • Workshifting: Distributed Work in the 21st Century (Canadian Institute)—Toronto Canada April 14 & 15, 2015
  •  IFMA Facility Fusion: Orlando Florida April 21 & 22, 2015

Wearable Technology is Changing the Workplace


Wearable technology is continuing to make waves in the fitness and fashion worlds, and its role in the workplace is quickly taking shape.


Kate Lister's insight:

There's no doubt wearable technology will be a part of the office future. The report referenced here suggests a third of all EU businesses will introduce wearables in 2015.



Want to challenge your vision of the future of work? Watch this video by Vision Resources Inc



Kate Lister's insight:

Wow! If you want to be intrigued by how work will (may) be managed in the future, watch this video.



Measuring Performance: The Difference Between a Seat and a Chair


Nowadays, a square foot doesn’t really have much connection to any business measure, unless you are in the commercial real estate business."


Kate Lister's insight:

Great conversation fodder from someone I really respect. Bob is questioning what the old school workplace metrics really mean in today's world. I encourage you to help him find that answer by participating in his survey.



Hate Your Open Office? This Simple Do-Not-Disturb Light May Help You Focus


It analyzes your productivity and changes color when you're actually working versus browsing Facebook. This might backfire.

Kate Lister's insight:

Maybe it's just me but if we need devices to make up for poor workplaces and to mitigate employee mistrust, something is broken.



Technology Has Made Life Different, but Not More Stressful - NYT


It is conventional wisdom that things like frequent email checking and heavy use of social media make people twitchy. But is it true?

Kate Lister's insight:

Interesting article. I've been under the impression that research showed technology did increase stress. The article suggest "fear of anything new" always brings a raft of public worry that it will be bad for us.



Hot Topics

Free Resources

Good Reads

Upcoming Presentations


Workplace as a Strategic Business Tool, CoreNet Central Texas Chapter, Austin TX, October 9, 2014

The Business Case for Well-Being: Costs, Benefits, and Case Studies, WELL2014, International Well Building Institute, New Orleans LA, October 20, 2014

In The News

Teleworkers keep government open during snowstorms, Baltimore Sun, March 14, 2014

It’s Unclearly Defined, but Telecommuting is Fast on the Rise, New York Times, March 7, 2014

Telework Yields $32 Million in Snow Day Savings, Forbes, February 27, 2014

Lone Eagle Cities: Where the Most People Work from Home, NextGov, March 3, 2014

Madison firms not about to ban telecommuting, Capital Times, February 25, 2014

How To Build and Sustain a Remote Workforce, Fast Company, February 21, 2014

Accountability, The Key to Federal Telework, Federal Times OpEd by Kate Lister, February 6, 2014

Florida Among the Top 10 States for Telecommuting Jobs, Jacksonville Business Journal, February 10, 2014

Federal Telework Surge Could Save $14 Billion Annually , Wired Workplace, January 25, 2014

Measuring the Impact of Workplace Flexibility, 1 Million for Flexibility, January 24, 2014

FEDTalk, Federal News Radio interviews Kate Lister on the Office of Personnel Management’s latest Status of Telework—Report to Congress, January 24, 2014

Report Says Telework Could Save Government $14 Billion a Year, Federal Computer Week, January 24, 2014

Federal Telework Surge Could Save $14 Billion Annually, NextGov, January 24, 2014

Telestorming: When weather and disasters forces people to work from home, Deseret News, January 10, 2014

Why Telework When You Can Take a Snow Day?, Nextgov.com, January 4, 2014

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