Construction Today - November 2017 - 34
By Lilian Bories
Work is Done
he rapid growth of advanced hardware and software technologies supporting huddle rooms and teaming
spaces has gathered speed recently.
Driving the trend is a more mobile and geographically distributed workforce combined
with an increasingly complex business environment where competitive market forces
and regulatory requirements converge.
How can an organization address business
complexities with speed and accuracy on a
daily basis? Solving this collaboration challenge is a critical engine of value creation
for companies. Creating the right workspace
for team collaborators - both physically and
technologically - becomes vital.
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This is great news for the construction industry as the open concept office space evolves into a more activity based model. Organizations will now more frequently recognize the imperative to stay
competitive through empowering their workforce with the tools for
The information technology analysts at Wainhouse Research
confirmed in a recent study that almost three-quarters of manager
respondents expressed a strong interest in ideation rooms seating
three to seven for a meeting, where most of the daily work is getting
done, and nearly two-thirds indicated they were ready to invest in
the technology to transform these spaces.
How to design and build such spaces? This is where an understanding of meeting dynamics comes in. It is important to have a
deep understanding of what happens in these rooms to deliver the
right solution. Recent research highlights key pain points and critical
factors in making these smaller meeting rooms successful.