Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.
Microsoft Senior Director Julia Atalla sat down with 360 to explain why a tech company is interested in the physical environment.
The newest issue of 360 Magazine explores why and how workplaces should support this creative shift. Chris Congdon, 360 editor and director of global research at Steelcase, joins 360 Real Time to discuss why the latest issue is focusing on creativity and to tell us about new ways you can enjoy 360.
Creativity is the fuel for innovation making it an essential ingredient for business growth. Microsoft and Steelcase are bringing together place and technology to help people be creative at work. Listen as 360 editor Chris Congdon talks to Ralf Groene, general manager for Device Design for Microsoft, and James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design at Steelcase about the collaboration between the two organizations.
A decade or so ago, it was a prediction that was easily ignored. Now the trend toward more creative work is an idea whose time has come, and workplaces need to move forward, too. See how Steelcase and technology leader Microsoft have combined efforts to envision a workplace that accelerates the shift to creative work by supporting all the conditions it needs to thrive.