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.
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.
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.
As people return to workplaces, the real estate services firm is working with LabCorp and SGS for employee wellness screenings and measuring cleaning.
Nearly 70 percent of federal employees who telework want to increase telework, only three percent want to telework less than they did prior to COVID-19, finds a new survey from Eagle Hill Consulting.
Integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) are helping facility management leaders to gain a clear understanding of how to plan and utilize workspaces, for safety of occupants.
New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new survey reveals the majority of human resources executives expect the shift toward teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.
A new HiveIO study reveals legacy technology reliance cannot efficiently support a remote workforce and protect critical data.
Read about six issues to consider as employees and other people begin returning to your facilities.
The G4S Return to Work Assurance program provides a roadmap of integrated security solutions to help organizations chart a course to reopening after COVID-19.
Facility professionals are evaluating long-term impacts from the pandemic shutdown. Some are exploring concepts and designs for the post-recovery office.
Space-Right™ is a powerful new space-planning feature that enables companies to effectively implement safe distancing in their workspaces.
Eagle Hill Consulting research finds 53 percent of workers say the availability of coronavirus testing would make them feel safe going back to work; 42 percent want to retain remote work flexibility.
As states start to lift COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, survey reveals CFOs expect changes in workplace safety measures.
In pursuit of the ideal remote collaboration environment, there are three big challenges you need to tackle.
Redesigned PredictPulse remote monitoring and management service for connected power infrastructure offers a completely new user experience for web browsers and mobile devices.