Sensors Are One Solution to Understanding Facility Usage, But What Kind to Use?

The workplace has changed. Employees no longer work from 9-5 and never really sat in the same workstation all day long, but they definitely don’t now. The shift in workplace practice presents two challenges for workplace managers – how to create a workplace delivering the experience employees expect and how to redeploy workspace matching contemporary […]

Are You Measuring Your Meeting Room Usage Space Differently to Desk Utilization?

Meeting rooms. Desks. Employees use them both and they’re both a part of workplace design for employees to do their jobs. So, why not take a macro view and understand occupancy and utilization levels at the floor plate level? Well, for two reasons. One, meeting rooms/ spaces are not the same thing as workstations. They […]

Space Management Metrics Driving Optimized Portfolios

Corporate Real Estate has always relied on data to make informed decisions on how to manage portfolios. With the introduction of technology that better tracks how employees move through space, new metrics have emerged providing CRES Teams deeper insight into space usage. Sensor technology enables constant data capture through spaces. Clearer space usage insight impacts […]

Facility Managers are Too Busy Deploying the Workplace They Think Employees Want

It’s true, organizations America wide are spending an average of $3.6 million annually on providing a better workplace experience, yet employees aren’t happier or more productive after all that money is spent. And, it’s because of one fundamental flaw in planning how to spend all that money – Facility Managers are not asking employees what […]

Practices and Principles of Contemporary Space Management Discipline

Intro Space Management is a vital discipline within an organization’s tool belt with far reaching influence. Working with lateral partners from HR, IT and the board, Space Management Teams impact a company’s culture, its employees and the bottom line through the management of an organization’s space. The impact is felt through daily facility management and […]

Evolving Space Management Practices – What’s coming next?

Space Management best practice and technologies stand still for no one. With the industry regularly developing new capabilities, it’s vital that organizations keep current with the latest advancements to ensure workplaces are meeting external pressures and internal demands. There are several technologies gaining greater traction through Corporate Real Estate (CRES) such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

6 Reasons to Manage Space Data Quality

Facilities are an integral part of the overall work experience and significantly impact employee’s satisfaction and productivity. Therefore, it is vital to have accurate and reliable data in order to understand how your space is being used and how to optimize it. However, in our experience, we have observed data practices that limit CRES teams […]

Sedentary Lifestyles Carry Serious Health Implications & Costs

We do it during the commute to work, continue while at work, during the commute home and through our evenings. And it’s not healthy. In fact, sedentary lifestyles are killing people. Sedentary lifestyles have long been associated with decreased health. Researchers in the UK have attempted to put numbers to the problem. And the numbers […]