10 + 1 reasons to measure office space utilization

By Maija Patjas on 4/11/19 1:21 PM

Why do managers, facility and property professionals, designers and workplace consultants choose to conduct a space utilization study? In this blog Maija Patjas, director of Rapal’s Workplace Solutions, outlines eleven reasons that various companies, schools and other organizations have identified as their motivation for measuring the space utilization rates of their premises.

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Guest blog: Driven by passion

By Tiia Rauhamäki on 9/14/18 2:13 PM

We all deserve some creativity and inspiration in our everyday lives, also in our jobs. In this blog, Tiia Rauhamäki, an expert in workplace design, challenges us to take control of our everyday lives, find that missing spark and feel passionate about our work again. 

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Guest blog: The people they are a changin'

By Satu Hurme-Tikkanen, ISS Palvelut Oy on 6/27/18 11:58 AM

The following is my own unscientific reflection upon the state of the working world and work environments. Occasionally, it's good to stop and reflect on the past and look toward the future. The years seem to be racing by at an ever-increasing pace, but, as a result, we gain a broader perspective.

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9 tips to get started with flex work

By Pontus Kihlman on 3/9/18 11:26 AM

In a series of posts called “Mobilize!” I have been writing about flex work. Working with companies who develop their own workplaces and work arrangements, we have learned some valuable lessons on flex work that we can share with you. In this fourth blog on flex work, I will outline how to make flexibility work for you.

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Measure the impacts of flex work

By Pontus Kihlman on 2/16/18 11:55 AM

This is the third part in a series of blogs called “Mobilize!” In the first installment, I discussed the concept of flexible work in general, and in the second, I got started on the topic of making a case for flexible working. In this post, I continue on the subject of making a business case, setting up KPI’s, measuring impact for improving the working environment.

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Making a case for flexible work

By Pontus Kihlman on 2/1/18 12:33 AM

In a four part series of blog posts called “Mobilize!” I reflect on flexible working. In the first installment, I discussed the concept of flexible work in general. In this second part, I talk about how flexible work can be good for not only your employees, but your company as well. 

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