This year has been full of discussions around hybrid work, in office mandates, optimizing real estate, making decisions based on data and how sustainability fits in the mix. In case you missed some of these valuable, information-packed resources, we’ve pull them together for you in one place. Read below it catch up on what you missed and be ready to tackle 2024.
Hybrid Workplace Strategy
The physical office is no longer just a place to get work done. In the hybrid workplace, employees prefer to do focused work at home and come to the office for collaboration, ideation and training. For facilities leaders, this means a strategic rethink of space management.
Organizations need to create an intentional destination for collaborative work, ideation and culture building. Both workspace design and office location(s) may need to change.
Find out how your organization’s hybrid journey stacks up compared to others.
An expert panel from FM:Systems and Johnson Controls examines the newest trends in hybrid work from the perspectives of facilities management, HR, and the C-suite.
The Employee Experience
Employee retention remains a top priority for business, and the physical workplace has an important role to play in performance and satisfaction. For hybrid workers, the office needs to be seen as a useful, purpose-driven destination offering positive experiences.
In this Forbes article, FM:Systems CSO, Brian Haines, shares insights about building and organizational culture and workplace that supports the needs of three generations.
Cigna’s Business Project Specialist, Holly Gallager, shares how her organization improved hybrid employee experience through digital floorplans and workspace reservation solutions.
Sutter Health, JLL and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan share how interactive floorplans, scheduling and booking solutions help their hybrid workforce make efficient use of their in-office time.
Sustainability + Hybrid
Buildings collectively account for nearly 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Creating smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings is critical for the future of work—and the future of the planet. Here’s how hybrid can support sustainability efforts:
FM:Systems Jen Heath and Brian Haines tackle building sustainability in this deep dive into how hybrid work has impacted the health and wellness of facilities.
FM:Systems VP of Strategy, Andrew Butterworth, explains why intelligent workplace management technology is the critical enabler for achieving ESG goals in this Facilities Management Journal article.
Optimize your Real Estate
Leading organizations spent 2023 optimizing real estate portfolios for the hybrid workplace. Sometimes, this involved letting go of space or relocating offices. In other cases, space needed to be repurposed for better productivity. Learn how they did it:
Review this comprehensive resource for three universal best practices to ensure high-performing, well-utilized hybrid workplaces, 15 critical corporate real estate metrics, and a matrix to prioritize for portfolio optimization.
Built on multiple workplace data streams, a digital twin is a virtual representation of a real-world physical environment that can help organizations right-size portfolios faster.