Designing the Future of Work with Technology I

Designing the Future of Work with Technology I

In Part 1, of a two-part conversation, learn how Smart and Connected Spaces can improve people’s experiences at work. James Ludwig, Steelcase vice president of global design and product engineering, discusses the impact technology is making in the workplace, the kinds of tensions it’s creating for people, how workplace design can help and what we may see in the future of work.

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Work shorter hours. That’s part of the message from Steelcase senior design researcher and environmental psychology Beatriz Arantes. She discusses how to maintain attention at work and why working shorter hours is key to keeping pace with work demands today.

Why Working On Distributed Teams Is So Hard

Why Working On Distributed Teams Is So Hard

How can you work better with distributed teams? Whether your colleagues are across the world or just in a nearby building, how do you collaborate and innovate successfully? Steelcase WorkSpace Futures researcher Patricia Kammer reveals her team’s discoveries and how you can help boost communication.

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

It’s the number one workplace issue: workers can’t find places to work without distractions. Vanessa Bradley, Steelcase manager of Advanced Applications Design, explains key design concepts organizations can use to help workers find the privacy they seek in the workplace.

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for PolyVision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards.