Digitalization is the current buzzword. This may sound like yesterday’s news, but it's a fact that digitalization is accelerating in all sectors and is on everybody's lips. Service platforms, ecosystems, disruption and open data are adding to the hype. Even traditionally conservative sectors such as property and construction are waking up to the reality of the digital transition.
A floor plan increases the usability of real estate applications – where would you add a floor plan?
Spaces can be designed to encourage certain types of behavior, such as individual work or collaboration.
Choice architecture is used to help nudge us to behave in certain ways – in the workplace, too, where the aim usually is to optimize organizational effectiveness and well-being.
Traditional workspaces are evolving rapidly toward flexible workplace strategy models. This is just one of the insights offered up by the the Optimaze Workplace Review 2016, a benchmark report based on global space utilization assessment data.
Utilization analysis – good basis for workplace lifecycle management and not only prior to a workplace change project!
Before we make a workplace change, whether it is moving to a new office or transforming the existing office, or some other workplace change, we tend to conduct a utilization analysis. We want to know how we are using the workspace, so that we can have a better idea of what we might need in the new workspace. How are we working? Where are we working? How much space do we need? What kind of space and workstations/collaboration areas do we need, and in what extent?
We want to prepare for possible software and file format changes in the coming years, and to create more drawing related services that better serve our customers. Therefore, we conducted a space management feasibility study.