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Can your workplace handle the global, mobile nonstop reality of business today?
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When Work Happens Anywhere | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

When Work Happens Anywhere | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Wasting less time on commuting is just one of many reasons workers prefer to occasionally work at alternative places such as their homes, a third place such as the local café or in other places nearer to home. 

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Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design

Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it
Collaboration is the way we work now. In a 2008 BusinessWeek study of white-collar professionals, 82% reported they needed to partner with others throughout the day to get their work done.
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Where Groups Get Stuff Done | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Where Groups Get Stuff Done | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

The biggest problem when people want a space for collaboration is that most meeting spaces are designed for a leader-led meeting.

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Where Have All the People Gone? Part II

Where Have All the People Gone? Part II | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

As a follow-on to Part I of this series, Bob Fox explores how the workplace has responded to massive shifts in our cultural and technological underpinnings.

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Change is Changing – The Next Workspace

Change is Changing – The Next Workspace | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

New technologies are increasing the rate of change for every workspace.  New issues coming to the forefront have changed how we see the world and every item we interact with.

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Is Your Workplace Ready for the Interconnected World?

Is Your Workplace Ready for the Interconnected World? | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Can it handle the global, mobile, nonstop reality of business today? Because that’s the new reality for globally integrated enterprises. Business is increasingly a team sport that leverages technology to cross borders and time zones. Work is more interconnected and more complex than ever. Our work environment is the pivotal place for helping us navigate this new business world.

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Find the 7 Differences

Find the 7 Differences | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

This new way of designing today’s workplace is, at its core, all about adaptation. Individual and group spaces alike must be able to evolve to meet the different needs/activities of people and the companies.

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How Technology is Changing Conferencing Rooms, Work Spaces and Classrooms

How Technology is Changing Conferencing Rooms, Work Spaces and Classrooms | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it
The technologies of tomorrow promise to revolutionize how we collaborate, power our devices and navigate our world, but innovative designers are already changing these tasks with the technology of today.
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Rolling Collaboration | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Rolling Collaboration | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

“Kathy is typical of a lot of leading edge, mobile workers,” noted Miller. “She not only has fully embraced mobile work but is pushing its boundaries physically and technologically. . ."

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Harder Working Spaces | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Harder Working Spaces | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Is it possible to compress real estate and shrink individual footprints while at the same time helping people to collaborate and create more effectively? Yes.

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Where Have All the People Gone? Part I

Where Have All the People Gone? Part I | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Technology has had a big impact on how we work. As few as 5 years ago, there were still people working very closely together in shared office spaces. They depended on accessing the same information at the same time — which was probably on a server in some closet that was in the office.

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New Office Designs Offer Room to Roam and to Think

New Office Designs Offer Room to Roam and to Think | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it
The 21st-century workplace extols the value of open space, background noise and outside light — and questions the worth of private offices and other signs of hierarchy.
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Mobile Employees: Attached Yet Unattached

Mobile Employees: Attached Yet Unattached | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Productivity, efficiency, and flexibility are three common themes that arise when our industry talks about the future of the office. Mobile work is a reality, and studies consistently show that employees are choosing be work outside of the workplace in order to be more productive.

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The New Revolution: From Static Machine to Human Ability, Mobility, and Agility

The New Revolution: From Static Machine to Human Ability, Mobility, and Agility | The Interconnected Workplace | Scoop.it

Workplaces are evolving at a more rapid pace than ever before.  With advances in technology, people are becoming less tethered to their desks while being able to collaborate with colleagues with ease.

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