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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


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Recent Posts

The New Financial Workplace Report from HOK offers valuable insights for players in any sector.

The New Financial Workplace Report from HOK offers valuable insights for players in any sector.

"An investigation of the forces reshaping the financial industry and how workplace design can position companies for success."


This report covers the threats and challenges this and many others sectors are facing such as new entrants, rapidly changing technologies, talent wars, and a loss of public trust. From benchmark space metrics to cryptocurrencies, this 36 page report is a must-read.


  • For every $4 Scotiabank spends on space, they spend $1 on technology
  • “The huge issue is AI and we are all trying to figure out if we will need the growth we are planning for.”
  • Space and technology go hand in hand. If you don’t build the technology to support the great spaces there is no point.
  • Many Ivy League graduates once drawn to the compensation and prestige of a Wall Street job are instead opting for the tech sector, where they see fewer regulations inhibiting innovation and more opportunities for explosive growth.

If any of this interests you, you really need to read the full report. 

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People analytics: Coming to a workplace near you

People analytics: Coming to a workplace near you

"Advice on how to make the best use of HR data analytics from the Work Rebooted conference in San Francisco.


Computers can crunch far more data than we could ever hope to but don't forget humans are still better at understanding what it all means. Remember the DIKW pyramid : Data + analytics = information, Information + context = knowledge, Knowledge + experience = wisdom. Machines are great at analytics, good at context, and getting better at experience (machine learning), but human interpretation is still key to making wise decisions. 

0 / / Mar 03, 2018
Collaboration: The Great Creativity Killer

Collaboration: The Great Creativity Killer

The best organisational cultures are tolerant of the loner, the thinker. - John Wade "If I was you," said a colleague recently "now would be a very good time to involve customers, to get more people involved". No, I thought, right now that would be the worst thing we could do. Collaboration can kill creativity.…


People do their best thinking in private, NOT in groups. Over 800 studies show this to be true. So why do we keep building open workplaces under the guise of increased Innovation? 


When is collaboration useful?

  • When dealing with complex problems that span a range of disciplines
  • For getting buy-in
  • When dealing with fundamental and/or strategic problems


When isn't it?

  • You really need to think
  • You need radical thinking
  • When you need a quick solution

0 / / Feb 25, 2018

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