As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise around the world, Questionmark encourages employers to ask five crucial questions about their remote work readiness.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to remote working as the digital world is finally at a stage where it can support technology like virtual meetings.
Whether designing a new office or changing an existing space, here are some things to consider when remote working is part of the plan.
As demand for remote work options increase, facility planners should assess organizational culture and processes to ensure workplace design that fosters productivity for all employees.
New study of the COVID-19 American Workforce reveals that employees like working remotely; employers cite greater workforce productivity, increasing diversity still a concern.
Tampa, Miami, and Raleigh top list of U.S. cities where employees often log over eight hours a day at home, finds Robert Half research.
Eighty-two percent of business executives say their companies will not be reducing office space in the coming year, according to a new AICPA survey.
Staples Workplace Survey reveals the ability to work remote is a “must have” for nearly half of employees.
The pandemic has brought new relevance to the prioritization of collaboration and flexibility in the workplace.
A new study reveals that employees are more than twice as likely to avoid discussing concerns with remote colleagues.
Many organizations are adopting a hybrid way of working, giving employees more autonomy and flexibility around where or how they work.
Propelled by IoT platforms, smart building technologies are transforming facilities into agile, sustainable, and health-conscious ecosystems.
Internal and external communications are merging as organizations strive to connect employees working in various locations.
New research from Robert Half shows employees' ideal work environment and feelings about returning to the office full time.
Across workplaces, cafeterias and pantry amenities might expand in size even as areas devoted to workstations shrink.
New national emphasis program focuses on companies that put the most workers at risk of contracting COVID-19, prioritizes employers that retaliate against worker safety complaints.
Facility professionals are leveraging established and emerging tech tools to support health and wellness in facilities.
Thousands of Schneider Electric employees across the U.S. will have access to Upflex’s network of more than 2,100 coworking spaces.
Facility managers are looking to technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to help employees safety return to work.
How to ensure resilience in all ways for facilities to help make people feel safe.
To remain competitive and retain top talent, U.S. employers should embrace workplace design focused on creating a collaborative culture, advises new white paper.
To enhance operations, while simultaneously keeping those in the facilities safe, managers are increasingly leveraging IoT devices to remotely manage water, energy, and gas consumption.
Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.
ICC Community Development Solutions and Inspected partner to make remote virtual inspections accessible to code officials, homeowners, and contractors across the county.
As part of its global study of four markets, Honeywell surveyed 500 workers who typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States.
Following the successful distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination, what will workplaces look like in a post-pandemic environment?
Establishing an updated set of workplace and workforce management best practices that better reflects the profound changes in the way we work will be essential as we roll into 2021.
Both workers and companies will demand flexibility, not only relating to work activities but also in terms of space and location, finds a new survey of real estate professionals.
Informed by experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene, ABM EnhancedClean gives facilities executives a strategic approach to help keep people safe as they return to work.
For facility security and health and safety, thermal cameras can be a valuable component.
Masterworks 2021 has a whole new look and feel, delivers powerful new configuration and workflow features, and introduces new AI sentiment analysis and insights.
Envoy Protect, a suite of tools to keep workplaces healthy, is now generally available with new features, as is Envoy Desks, a new hot desking tool to help teams better manage their workplace and meet social distancing requirements.
The Work Survey finds executives and employees in 11 countries, across multiple industries, agree the pandemic offers an opportunity to rethink how work happens.
New service offers access to experienced field technicians virtually, like telehealth for electrical equipment, to help facility executives maintain business continuity, comply with new safety precautions, and maintain operations.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released an infographic emphasizing five key considerations for Remote Video Inspection (RVI) programs: procedures, communication, technology, verification, and completion.
KastleSafeVideo is a comprehensive remote video platform to help facilities maintain security while also reducing operating costs through the application of cutting edge technology.
The International Code Council document outlines guidance for RVIs, which are useful when buildings are inaccessible during a pandemic, but also for dangerous environments or other circumstances.
The NetLink NLX Network Communication Module expands LifeSafety Power's NetLink family. This remote monitoring device is engineered to handle enterprise applications and specifications which require large numbers of network-managed outputs.
A new report from Udemy provides a look at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American workers and the workplace.
A new Cisco report uncovers forward-looking lessons for leaders navigating return-to-office strategies.