Changes you’ll probably see in the workplace in 2020

The last decade has seen a number of changes in the structure of the average workforce. Advancements in technology, attitudes, and cultures are changing what it means to be a worker and what it means to run a business. As we are now into a new decade, we’ve seen hints of trends that will appear … Continue reading Changes you’ll probably see in the workplace in 2020

From user-needs to construction: how Olympic House became a reality

From Day 1, the new HQ for the International Olympic Committee, Olympic House in Lausanne, has been positioned not only as a construction project but also as a transformation project by the IOC. As a result, a user centric approach was implemented to define the needs which were the basis for the international architecture competition … Continue reading From user-needs to construction: how Olympic House became a reality

Machine Learning: The Heart of Seismic Productivity and Savings

Online TV and video platform Netflix has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, to the point where its name is synonymous with binge-watching and great U.S. dramas. What many don’t know, however, is that according to McKinsey, the pioneering management consultancy, Netflix saved almost $1 billion in lost revenue by using machine learning … Continue reading Machine Learning: The Heart of Seismic Productivity and Savings

Tech Companies Keeping The Apprenticeship Dream Alive

Despite the UK government setting a target of recruiting 3 million new apprentices by 2020, companies have failed to secure new applicants. Since 2015, apprenticeships have been given a legal status equal to university degrees in a bid to encourage more school leavers to take the vocational route. However, throughout 2016 and 2017, the number of students … Continue reading Tech Companies Keeping The Apprenticeship Dream Alive

Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs

In our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, conference manager Maggie Procopi discusses biomimicry and biophilia, which have been engaging topics of discussion at recent conferences. Over recent years at our Workplace Trends Conferences we’ve been lucky enough to welcome Michael Pawlyn and later … Continue reading Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs