David Fergusson, co-author of “The transHuman Code: How to Program Your Future,” spoke with 360 about the importance of a human-centered approach to technology.
A new body of work on flexibility in healthcare spaces is changing the conversation around how outpatient settings can adapt over time. The FleXX report creates a proposed clear and actionable flexibility framework. Join us as we put the framework to the test by walking through real-world scenarios.
The World Health Organization is putting a renewed emphasis on workplace burnout. But, we already know a lot about how to help people think, feel and move better at work.
Adam Grant, author and host of TED’s WorkLife podcast, shares what he’s learning about how to make work not suck.” Teaser alert: “If you want to build trust, you actually want to de-fun. Instead of doing something simple and lighthearted, you actually work with a group of people to solve hard problems that matter.”
What happens when a multi-disciplinary team of Steelcase designers, researchers, engineers and project managers go out to observe creative and hightech teams in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East? They learn all sorts of things from renegade hackers who refuse to put up with the status quo of their existing workplaces, then come back and create the Steelcase Flex Collection—a new solution designed to create dynamic neighborhoods for teams and individuals. DIY has never been this easy, or this effective.
Neuroscience tells us our brains and bodies are linked, and our ability to learn and solve problems can be influenced by how we move. But a recent Steelcase global study confirms that, although people typically now spend most their time at work collaborating, they’re doing it in spaces that force them to be passive and sedentary versus actively engaged. Today’s fiercely competitive business environment demands a new, active type of collaboration plus dramatically different environments to support it.
Come on in! The Steelcase family of brands showcased new solutions, products and partners to empower teams, individuals and designers with more choice and control than ever before. Discover more of What’s New this summer online—see 40+ new products to inspire your work day.
Orangebox, the newest member of the Steelcase family of brands, showed its products for the first time at NeoCon. Mino Vernaschi, Orangebox co-founder and managing director, and Adrian Welch, global account manager, describe how they design for Smartworking—to help people work productively away from the desk. The Mixology Awards recently named Orangebox Manufacturer of the Year and recognized Vernaschi with the Henry Pugh Outstanding Contribution Award.