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Declutter Your Workplace for Maximum Productivity

Written by Editor on November 12, 2018

Research shows that having an organized, decluttered space can have a positive impact on our lives. However, living a pared-down life is challenging for many. And not only for individuals, but also for companies. Just as people acquire material things over the years, so do organizations. As we’re nearing the end of 2018, it’s time to figure out what can stay and what can go.

 

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Tags: Workplace Optimization, Employee Productivity, Tips

Biophilic Design: Connecting Workers to Nature

Written by Editor on October 15, 2018

While many of us are logging longer hours and having our phones at arm’s reach 24/7, we’re becoming disconnected from nature and disengaged with our surroundings. But trading outdoor activities with marathon desk sessions doesn’t mean we have to work in an enclosed shell.

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Tags: Culture, Healthy Environments, Employee Productivity, Design Trends

Ergonomics and Workplace Design

Written by Editor on October 1, 2018

Ergonomics is the art of designing a workplace that prioritizes humans and their needs. This human-centric approach is rooted in a scientific discipline and is an important part of workplace optimization best practices. 

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Tags: Workplace Optimization, Design Trends, Healthy Environments, Employee Productivity, Agile Office

Making the Open Office Work Better

Written by Editor on September 17, 2018

Well-designed open plan offices can be extremely effective for improving employee satisfaction when combined with closed spaces; especially,  when tailored to a business’ unique culture. However, open office plans have their distractors with studies citing lower employee performance, among other push backs and issues. We believe open offices have an important place as part of a more balanced approach — a concept that leverages the best benefits of both open and closed workplace design elements. 

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Tags: Workplace Optimization, Design Trends, Employee Productivity, Agile Office

Survey Says: 3 Key Insights to Workplace Solutions, Presented by Capital One

Written by Editor on September 6, 2018

Financial tech services firm Capital One recently released their 2018 Work Environment Survey. Polling 3,500 full-time employees across 5 major markets, with a subset nationwide, the company delved into the impact of workplace design on their productivity, creativity, and satisfaction. Conducted by Wakefield Research, they uncovered three key insights that architects, designers and furniture makers and providers, ought to consider when coming up with workplace solutions. 

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Tags: Culture, Workplace Optimization, Design Trends, Agile Office, Employee Productivity, Healthy Environments

Ergonomics and Collaboration Power Electro Rent’s New Headquarters

Written by Editor on August 31, 2018

Electro Rent, the world’s largest test equipment services company, moved their American Headquarters to the Corporate Pointe at West Hills, a 10-building campus-style setting on 80 acres. They were seeking a dynamic workspace to facilitate collaboration and also provide an ergonomic and healthy environment for their employees.

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Tags: Case Study, Agile Office, Employee Productivity, Healthy Environments

Getting the Balance Right – Agile Office or Open-Plan?

Written by Editor on July 21, 2018

A new academic study finds that open office plans are not effective for promoting collaboration, but more agile offices that embody a more balanced blend of private and collaborative space are more effective for productivity.

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Tags: Agile Office, Design Trends, Employee Productivity, Workplace Optimization

Workspace Design Trends for Greater Productivity

Written by Editor on January 18, 2018

From treadmill desks to sit-stand ones, these workspace design trends are impacting employee wellness.

It’s no secret that sitting for long periods of time, in poor postures with limited movement, can impact our health. Not long ago, the phrase — sitting is killing you —  made headlines. Companies responded. Offices were revamped. Human factors and ergonomics were utilized. 

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Tags: Employee Productivity, Design Trends

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