The Future is Now

Is Your Workplace Ready?

Global Workplace Analytics helps organizations and communities

understand and communicate the business case

for emerging workplace strategies such as

telecommuting, hoteling, desk sharing, agile work, open office, flexible work, and wellness programs.

In a rapidly changing world

Engagement • Productivity • Creativity • Innovation

Must — and can — be quantified

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Reliable, fact-based analyses derived from over 4,000 documents on agile work, telework and telecommuting, alternative workplace strategies, workplace flexibility, and worker wellness and well-being



Tools you can use including a research roundup, white papers, company and employee savings calculators, business cases, sample agreements, details on special topics such as ADA, tax, legal issues. and more



When you need to convince someone, we can help you make the business case for workplace strategies such as mobile work, telecommuting, flexible work, office hoteling and more.



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We Can Help You Make The Case For Change

Today’s companies can’t use

19th Century organizations


20th Century management

to do

21st Century work

We Make The Case For Place

Based on our work with public and private sector employers and an examination of over 4,000 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 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.

ROI Calculator™ Creates Your Validated Business Case


4,000 Sources

600 Calculations

100 Variables


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Global Workplace Analytics calculator is comprehensive and based on solid research.


Recent Posts

IBM’s recall of remote workers sounds like a death rattle. Say “goodbye” to the best and brightest.

IBM’s recall of remote workers sounds like a death rattle. Say “goodbye” to the best and brightest.

“Everyone I know is very upset,” says one employee, who like most interviewed asked to remain anonymous while discussing an employer. Some workers furiously began looking for new jobs. Others say they have stopped contributing to long-term projects because they aren’t sure whether they’ll be around in the future. "


They can say "goodbye" to the best and brightest talent. Iike Yahoo and Best Buy, IBM is in deep trouble. Somehow that seems to create a "circle the wagons" reaction.


But the connection between co-location and collaboration or innovation has NOT been proven. Many of the studies often cited in these arguments date back to the early 1990s when working at a distance was much more difficult. 


What has been proven is that: 1) open offices are distracting and counterproductive. They are a particular nightmare for introverts who make up over 40% of employees; and 2) workplace flexibility is key to attracting and retaining talent.

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Subtle signs of employee engagement are everywhere, even the office fridge and bathroom stall.

Subtle signs of employee engagement are everywhere, even the office fridge and bathroom stall.

One morning last week, I opened the office refrigerator and saw that a gallon of milk had spilled inside. It was 8:30am, and I was facing my first moral test of the day: Would I clean it up, or shut the door and slowly back away? At my old job, I’m sad to say


Engagement surveys are important, but a careful look around the office can offer a quick read. When people show respect for their space and their co-workers, it shows. 

0 / / Mar 08, 2017
Now here’s an interesting headline: “Fight Trump. Work from home”

Now here’s an interesting headline: “Fight Trump. Work from home”

About 135 million Americans commute to work, and according to a 2016 survey by research firm Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), 50 percent of them have jobs they could do remotely at least part time. If all those workers skipped the commute just every other day, we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions as much as we would by taking 9 million cars off the road.


The article points to employer and employee benefits of remote work including reduced work-life conflict, lower greenhouse gas emissions, a reduction on the outbound migration of talent, and even...increased voter turnout!

0 / / Mar 07, 2017

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