In this first instalment of our new series on Best Practice in Office Utilisation, we highlight the importance of adopting a business-wide approach to unlock the new world of flexible working If you work in a large corporation, the chances are your office real estate is your single biggest overhead after your staff. It’s also […]
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Abintra News Release Firms are failing to implement flexible working because of poor data about how they use their office space, warns a leading workplace specialist. Abintra, which pioneered the use of sensors to measure office use, says many managers still rely on gut feeling or flawed systems to make important real estate decisions. The […]
News Release Businesses should be investing in future-proofing their office real estate for smart building technology or pay the price down the line, warns a leading specialist. Workspace flexibility specialist Abintra says it is seeing a drift among some corporations towards buying low-cost, basic sensors to monitor desk usage when they could be investing in […]
Feature Article A growing workplace technology specialist is making an impact in sensor-based office space management, as firms seek better returns on real estate and new ways of working and retaining staff. Hundreds of corporations worldwide have introduced Abintra’s WiseNet system to monitor and manage the use of desks, meeting rooms and other office spaces. […]
How long will it take you to find out if you’re using your office space efficiently? Book one of our fast-track workplace surveys, and you’ll have all the answers at your fingertips in just four weeks. Booking your four-week study is a great first step towards introducing flexible working, or making your existing office layouts […]
Flexible workplace specialist Abintra has launched a new environmental platform integrated with its office space monitoring system.
Corporations must break down the silo mentality of their teams to unlock the potential of agile working.
The world of work will continue to evolve in 2019, and corporations must find ways to adapt their office real estate – new report.
Big businesses in England and Wales are squandering £10 billion a year on under-used office space, our new study shows. The report ‘Wasted Space: The colossal cost of under-used office real estate’ draws together data from our work with more than 100 corporations worldwide with figures from government and the property industry to put hard numbers […]
Office space is typically the second biggest overhead for organisations after their people. Increasingly, offices are designed to promote wellbeing and more effective ways of cooperative working, so losing all or part of your office space may have an impact beyond the obvious ones of disruption and relocation costs, spilling over into longer-term productivity losses […]