Wondering what Workplace, Real Estate, and Technology experts are thinking about, and more importantly doing, to plan the Return to the Office? Come to find, they are cautiously testing a variety of technologies and strategies that support their business and culture.
Wade McIntyre, Moss Adams Director of Real Estate and Procurement, has been leading a Workplace Initiative for seven years, deliberately evolving a traditional accounting practice workplace to meet company and employee needs and goals. “Minimizing the ‘have-have-not’ mentality between in office and remote workers” with change management, parity in technology tools, and new workplace design to support collaboration. And it has helped Moss Adams be well prepared to meet the overnight swing to 100% remote work.
Palo Alto Networks has been shifting their technology spend over the past 18 months to predominantly support remote workers over their previous majority spend on premises support, says Michael Alcantara Director IT Video Conferencing. The concern for digital equity is paramount not only to employee engagement but necessary to attract and retain employees during these tumultuous times. CEO and Chief People Officer at Palo Alto Networks formed the Flex Work Coalition with leaders from Zoom, Workday, Splunk, UBER and other partners to create dialogue around metrics, strategies, and best practices.
The CXApp created by Leon Papkoff, SVP for Smart Campus at The CXApp/An Inpixon Company helps support the workplace flexibility pivot most organizations are facing. Workplace analytics about space use, space types and amounts of space required can inform workplace decisions, and the softwares location services for new employees, wellness, ergonomic tips, and organizational communications can also nurture employee collaboration and engagement.
Identify which stage your organization is in and the one strategy every business should consider in their planning for Return to Office while listening to this lively panel discussion moderated by Mark Willison from One Workplace Technology. Spend an hour with the experts for some useful recommendations.