OpenSensors blog

4 key Workplace Trends in 2019

Posted by Yodit Stanton

Reading time: 9 minutes

Looking ahead in 2019 here are 4 key Workplace trends that are shaping real estate office spaces from niche or early adopters to mainstream norms, where the wider drive are changes in the way work itself is done.

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Content topics: Facilities and Workplace trends, Enabling smart buildings

3 key types of workspace occupancy sensors

Posted by Yodit Stanton

Reading time: 9 minutes

One of the biggest challenges we hear from Corporate Real Estate, Facility and Workplace Teams is ‘how do I know if this space is being over or under utilised?’.  Most of the time it is guesswork based on hearsay or conducting a laborious manual count of occupancy, an inefficient way of measuring utilisation.

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Workplace technology

Top 4 reasons why building managers use sensors to reduce operating expenses

Posted by Salman Mohammad

Reading time: 7 minutes

Sensor networks are emerging as a mission critical method for offices and corporate real estates to save money. Building and facilities managers are installing utilisation sensors to manage their spaces more efficiently as many businesses move towards agile working practices and adopt a smart city transformation.

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Workplace technology

Why workplace designers are using sensors

Posted by Yodit Stanton

Reading time: 4 minutes

Workspace designers as well as corporate real estate and facility teams are turning to smart sensor technology to optimise their usage of office buildings to deliver productivity and improve UX for employees.

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Content topics: Facilities and Workplace trends, Enabling smart buildings, Workplace technology

How much cost in real estate assets could you be wasting?

Posted by Salman Mohammad

Reading time: 7 minutes

With the average workstation costing businesses £17.5k per annum in Central London, the potential wasted assets could be as much as £5M. Corporate Real Estate and Facilities team are challenged with optimising workspaces and increasing person to desk ratio to get the best value from their property investment.

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Content topics: Facilities and Workplace trends, Enabling smart buildings

How data is shaping Corporate Real Estate Strategies

Posted by Yodit Stanton

Reading time: 7 minutes

Technology and the increasing need for data is changing the real estate industry, both from an investment and management point of view. With the wealth of financial information required by institutional investors, Real Estate Managers are increasingly challenged with:

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Content topics: Facilities and Workplace trends, Enabling smart buildings, Workplace technology

5 easy changes to increase desk occupancy

Posted by Yodit Stanton

Reading time: 7 minutes

Explore these 5 key tactics to increase person to desk ratio and desk utilisation by as much as 80%. With the average workstation costing businesses up to £17.5K per annum, the race is on for Corporate Real Estate and Facilities teams to switch up their workplace occupancy strategies and redesign workspaces for today's workforce. 

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Content topics: Enabling smart buildings, Workplace technology, How to increase workplace utilisation