Dr Peggie Rothe from the workplace analytics firm Leesman joined us on February 17th 2021 for a talk for the second session in our new series of workplace talks. In this session, we discussed what role smart technologies play in making the employee experience better, whether working from home, at the office or somewhere in between.
What are Smart Office Solutions? In the introductory segment of our webinar series Smart Workplace Sessions on February 3, 2021, we discussed how space and workplace software solutions help firms manage their space more efficiently and improve their employees’ workplace experience, while making a positive impact on the environment and society.
Smart Workplace Sessions is a new webinar series, with powerful and compact talks with experts of the real estate, facility and workplace management industry. The spring-term of 2021 will comprise of at least 6 parts, and will continue from there in the autumn. The series is made possible through cooperation with smart office solution provider Optimaze, together with its global and local partners.
The Finnish Tax Administration has selected Optimaze Worksense, the smart office solution by Rapal, as their space management solution for their largest office locations. The system is used for visualizing space use and indoor air quality in real-time, while enabling a more efficient utilization of existing activity-based office spaces.
In the Optimaze Workplace Review 2020 webinar, our workplace experts will walk you through the latest global workplace performance data and how current trends have an impact on office space use. Join the discussion, book your place now at of our webinars on March 31 - or at the Finnish or Swedish webinars on March 30 and April 1, respectively. Webinars have the same content, choose the time and language most convenient for you.
Office users around the world must take drastic action if the buildings and construction sector is to reduce its carbon footprint in keeping with international agreements. It is high time to help office occupiers towards flexible ways of working and towards an efficient zero-space-waste, zero-emission target. A new global workplace study of some 1800 workplaces finds that offices are half-empty even during the busiest work hours, creating a wasteful supply chain with gigantic negative implications.
Rapal and Posti have joined forces to offer municipalities a service that calculates debt related to maintenance of transportation routes, based on real-time, comprehensive data on surface damage to streets and roads. As a result of this cooperation, decision makers in municipalities have easy access to up-to-date information on the condition of the road network, and of future needs for maintenance and financing.
Rapal Oy's Optimaze space management system has been selected by the Counties’ Service Centre for Facilities and Real Estate Management to help manage the real estate needs of Finland's 18 counties. When Finland's reform of social and health care services comes info effect, the Centre will be the largest single facility management organization in Finland.
In the 2019 Optimaze Workplace Review webinar, our workplace experts will walk you through the latest global workplace performance data and how current trends have an impact on office space use. Join the discussion, book your place now at of our webinars on March 4 or March 5. Webinars have the same content, choose time most convenient for you.
In 2015, the Real Estate Center of the City of Vantaa invited companies to tender for the data system with the objective of truly developing its real estate management processes. The comprehensive system ensemble, based on Optimaze software, has been implemented within the target schedule and its first benefits can now be quantified.
Join our webinar and be the first to review and discuss the latest global workplace performance data. Optimaze Workplace Review is based on hundreds of global space utilization measurements.
Over the past several months, our workplace team has been working hard at compiling space utilization and survey data for our yearly benchmark report, to provide readers like yourself with some useful workplace insights. The findings are detailed in a report just released entitled “Optimaze Workplace Review – insights from 2016”
According to the Great Place to Work survey, our strengths are our good team spirit and pride in what we do. Flexible work and trust shown by members of the management were also often present in employee opinions.
In 2015, Rapal conducts a study on workplace efficiency in Finland. The study consists of employee surveys and walkthrough measurements conducted in both private companies and governmental organizations. The study results will be available by the end of the year.
In the Great Place to Work 2015 survey, Rapal’s strengths were considered to be management trust, great team spirit, and the friendly atmosphere of the workplace.
Rapal aims at exporting the Optimaze.net software to the Chinese market in co-operation with Glodon, the leading AEC IT company in China.
According to a survey carried out by Rapal in the summer of 2014, most office space in Finland is wasted space as its average utilization rate is only approximately 40 per cent. The results of the campaign were consistent with international studies on space efficiency, indicating that approximately one half of the office space is underutilized.
Optimaze Inc., a subsidiary of Rapal, a Finnish market leader in integrated workplace management systems software, today announced the appointment of Geary Lauraya as Senior Sales Manager reporting to CEO Jyrki Kalavainen.
Optimaze Inc., a subsidiary of Rapal, a Finnish market leader in integrated workplace management systems software, today announced the appointment of John Vasellina as Product Manager, Workplace Development Solutions.
In this year’s traditional Kilometrikisa of cycling, Rapal supports the construction of the new children’s hospital in Helsinki.
People that are ahead of the majority in adopting and developing innovations in flexible and collaborative work, were invited to a workshop organized by Rapal Oy.
The Optimaze software has been complemented with a large move management tool that enables effortless move planning and management.
The new version release of Optimaze.net Scenario software was developed to respond to the needs of strategic facilities management.
Significant new developments are coming to Optimaze.net Scenario during 2013. The free beta period will end on 30 June 2013, after which Scenario will be available as a free-standing part of the Optimaze product family.
The Great Place to Work Institute Finland researches and recognizes the country’s best workplaces each year. This year the list of Finland’s best workplaces was published on February 15th, and Rapal was placed 21st.
The New Ways of Working Network (NewWOW) has announced a new corporate sponsor: Optimaze, a service developed by Rapal, a Finnish company that specializes in work environments that are economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.
Rapal Oy and Co3 Group are cooperating to strengthen their relationship by an acquisition. Rapal aims to acquire Co3 Group during the first quarter of 2013. After the acquisition Co3 Group’s partners will become employees of Rapal’s American subsidiary.
A beta version of Optimaze Scenario has been published. Optimaze Scenario allows you to plan ideal premises for your organization while minimizing costs.
The Green Building Council Finland was established 19th of March 2010. FIGBC is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting sustainable construction – i.e. construction activities that are cost-effective and environmentally-friendly. FIGBC will take part in developing and initializing the procedures, tools and classification systems for sustainable development.
RSA –board has granted Rapal Oy a quality system certificate December 12th 2009. RSA –quality system is produced by RALA (a registered association for building quality) and is both widely recognized and known quality system evaluation and approval procedure.