We can and do work all the time and anywhere, and this influences how people use spaces. Social spaces are a swing back from that open-plan office setting. By providing a variety of spaces, you can help member engagement. You have to match spaces to what people need-there is a time and place for everything, but not generally one option all the time. Think about them differently-what if you had a coffee bar and a greeter for your reception area instead of a formal space? By opening these spaces up for employee use, you end up with more usable space back in your floorplate and can help project your brand and culture in a unique way. Tech Our internet of things world has enabled faster connections and the ability to work in a variety of spaces. In turn, visual and audio capabilities in social spaces can be a significant positive for a workspace.
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