Capital One asked 2,500 full-time office professionals about what workplace features were most important to them.
Survey results point to need for flexibility:
- 82% said workplace design influences innovation
- 82% said they have their best ideas in flexible workspaces
- 57% said their workplace does not support innovation
- 71% said workplace design is as important or more important than location when choosing an employer
- Most wanted design elements are natural light and art
- On-site food and beverages are more important than fitness facilities or even, surprisingly, quiet spaces.
“Workplace Evolutionaries” (WE, for short) just released an infographic to help its members navigate the wealth of research on the impact of the workplace on employee performance.
WE Research lies at the heart of what WE is all about…helping our “tribe” be the best they can be in their role as facility managers, workplace strategists, corporate real estate executives, and ot…
Big Data Is Coming: Are You Prepared for the Good, the Bad & the Ugly Workplace Implications? A fascinating WE session at #IFMAWW15 with Kate Lister, Tom Harnish & David Karpook
The Big Brother question is upon us. A third of global companies plan to introduce biometrics into their workforce in 2015. Fitness trackers are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the potential for technology to transform how employees are measured, tracked, trained, analyzed and managed.
Listening software, social network monitoring, health monitoring, location tracking, keystroke tracking, video monitoring and other new technologies will yield a heap of big and little data. How this data can, should and will be used is the subject of hot debate.
The workplace community needs to be prepared for the onslaught. This session will open your eyes to the good, the bad and the potentially ugly implications of big data in the workplace.
Where/When: IFMA World Workplace, Denver CO: Friday October 9 at 10:30 (Room 205)...A Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) presentation. CEU approved.
Workplace Evolutionaries is a community of workplace strategists, change managers, facilities mangers, architects, designers, office furniture experts, IT managers, HR experts, and academics who deeply care about where the world is going—especially where work (the verb, not the noun) is going.
Check out the rest of the WE line-up here: http://goo.gl/Lx6rKp
Join the Workplace Evolutionaries’ session at IFMAWW15 on Seven Things You Could be Getting Wrong with Angie Earlywine.
Whether a workplace program is in its infancy, or mature and refined many times over there are lessons to be learned and toxic workplace practices to quarantine. It’s time to take stock of the corners we’ve cut and the assumptions we've made and regroup on best practices. As we focus on future-proofing the workplace by allowing for maximum flexibility and mobility enablement, could we be doing more harm than good in today's modern workplace? Is your organization ready for a workplace detox?
Check out the whole WE schedule here: http://goo.gl/Lx6rKp