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Question of the Week: Facility Priorities For The New Year?

As 2016 approaches, what are the leading facility management priorities?

Question of the Week: Which Trends Will Impact The Workplace In 2016?

Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.

Five New Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate Development

Five new trends are shaping commercial real estate development in the United States, according to new research from Prologis, Inc. The latest paper from...

Trends: Multi-Site Security

With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.

Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work

More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples Advantage.

Green Data Centers Are Latest Trend

Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure paradigm.

Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cybersecurity Trends For 2015

While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.

Four Key Legal Facility Trends

Four trends are transforming the legal profession; new future law office research reveals workplace changes and indicates that specialties are in demand.

ORGATEC Study: The Future Of Work Trends

Frequent changes in assigned tasks are displacing routine activities. Project work now accounts for 35% of all the working hours spent in offices. Half of all companies now continuously put together new teams consisting of employees from different departments, consultants, and external service partners.

Facility Management Anticipates Increased Hiring and Spending

The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.

The Top 10 Green Building Trends to Look for in 2010

While much of the last decade had all of us focused on shiny new green buildings as the silver bullet for the many environmental challenges in the built environment, the virtual collapse of new development has helped the industry to refocus on the real solution: greening existing buildings.

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Impact of Millennials on Networks

The Millennial generation is slated to make up 75 percent of the workforce in the United States alone by 2025. Elise Vadnais, CommScope business development analyst, takes a look at how trends in mobile entertainment among Millennials are driving the evolution of wireless network infrastructure.

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