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“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”


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“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”

Space-Planning

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Space-Planning articles below.


Small Data Center Devices, Big Impact

“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”

How To Factor Remote Working Into Office Design

Whether designing a new office or changing an existing space, here are some things to consider when remote working is part of the plan.

Tracking Occupancy For Improved Space Planning

Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.

Putting Our Heads in the Cloud: Ensuring Workspace Transformation Success

Keep these three things in mind when using cloud-based, workspace technology to optimize office space.

Managed by Q Acquires NVS Project Management Firm

With this acquisition, Managed by Q broadens the capabilities of its office management platform to include office space planning and project management.

Gathering Workplace Data? As Easy As IPS

A relatively novel approach to understanding occupancy analytics is through indoor positioning system (IPS) technology for smartphones.

New Report Highlights Designing For Activity Based Work

Data in the 2018 Workplace Report from NYC-based Ted Moudis Associates Data points to employee experience as the primary driver for companies redesigning their workplace.

Question Of The Week: What Do Employees Want In A Workspace?

When it comes to office design, an active workspace might be just what your employees need. Here are three ways to maximize their buy-in.

Five Ways To Spruce Up Spec Suites

Leasing ready-to-vacate office space in your building can be made easier by adhering to these tips from a senior architect at Dyer Brown Architects.

Thinking About Designing Your Workplace Around Millennials? Stop!

Based on its research and experience, BHDP Architecture finds that the best way to think about Millennials and their impact on workplace design may be to think about them a lot less.

Lunera LED Embeds IoT-Edge Technology

LED bulbs transformed into an ambient computing platform, complemented by an ecosystem of context-aware applications.

A Peek Into Employees’ Workplace Preferences

A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.

Zone Cabling For Smart Offices

This approach to a cabling infrastructure enables facility management to meet new and evolving occupant and organizational demands quickly.

Explore Workplace Design At Facility Executive Live!

This discussion at this October 2017 event will include strategic insights and practical tips for facility management to provide an engaging, productive workplace for their organizations.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

Design For Tech Offices

At a recent discussion hosted by Poppin, four panelists shared how they approach space planning and what they consider successful office design.

HID Location Services From HID Global

This new location services platform utilizes beacon technology to provide facility executives insight into employees' space utilization activities.

The Power Of Choice In The Workplace

The degree to which people can express their independence at work is influenced by the environment they're in and how they make use of the facility.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

New Product Flash: OfficeIQ From Humanscale and Tome Software

This new sensor technology complements workplace wellness programs and fosters employee productivity and health.

Question Of The Week: Multiple Office Locations Or Single But Bigger Office?

When the time comes for one facility manager to consider his space management options, he is not sure whether to go for several spaces in multiple buildings or a larger space in one building.

Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?

Question Of The Week: Storage Best Practices

A facility manager is looking for advice on finding a specific calculation best practice that can be used to estimate storage space requirements based on occupied space.

Higher Education Supplement: Facility Condition Assessments

At Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, leveraging technology clarified priorities for informed decisions.

Free White Paper: Space Matters – Open Vs. Closed

Optimizing office space is a goal for any forward-thinking company; however, there is little consensus on exactly what is the best way to go about it. Read this free white paper to gain additional insight into your space planning options.

Question Of The Week: Office Space Management Programs

A facility management professional seeks a Microsoft Office based solution to his space planning needs.

Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility managers.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Beyond from Allsteel

This framed glass product provides flexibility for facility managers reconfiguring office space and other settings.

Space And Project Benchmarks From IFMA

Factors such as layoffs and stagnant hiring due to the troubled economy, more people working off site and the growth of collaborative space may actually mask this trend, elevating the total amount of space per person available throughout the office.

Strategic Facility Planning Report: Part 3

This is the last article in a three part series examining the concept of strategic facility planning.

“Future of Work” While On the Road

Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Steelcase, and IDEO are creating and testing solutions for the future of work and meetings in hotels.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Open Plan vs. Private Office

Are there ways to ease overcrowding in spaces that have been filled to capacity?

Survey Finds Many Prefer Reporting To The Office

According to findings from Steelcase and CoreNet Global, many choose to work in the office, even with alternative work strategies available.

Facility Management Tips for the 2011-2012 School Year

Business Interiors by Staples has compiled six cost-effective trends and tips to help schools create an environment that inspires learning.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pew Sprawl!

Can you help me estimate the proper seating requirements for our facility and town? In the past, the standard was 18" or 19" per person seated in a pew. I’m told that standard has been increased, due to the “growing” of Americans.

Office Space Abounds, But Workers Not Seeing Benefits

Extra space around the office doesn’t necessarily mean additional workspace for staff. That is the conclusion of a new IFMA research report which provides information on current costs and best practices associated with office space, office moves, furniture acquisition, and project management.

Professional Development: How To Hire A Design Firm

Contributor Jeffrey Weil explains the right amount of effort in the selection process can make or break a design project.

Conveying Corporate Continuity

A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and aesthetics.

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