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.

ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center

Cancer care is a complex field, and the number of cancer patients is projected to increase substantially. To meet the challenge, the Institute of Medicine recommended that a high quality delivery system for cancer care be patient-centered. This is the underlying philosophy behind the ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center, in Appleton, WI.

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

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.

Zuckerberg, Gates, Bezos: Why Privacy Matters

What’s driving the privacy crisis? Donna Flynn, director of WorkSpace Futures for Steelcase, explains why privacy and collaboration can get along. Plus, what neuroscience tells us about our need for privacy in the workplace.

Moving Design Forward

Steelcase Brings Together A Global Community Practice Han Paeman’s design firm just lost a bid to Marc Bertier’s firm. Gloating, Bertier

Inspiring Spaces Reinvigorate the Office

It’s not just a millennial thing. People of all ages are craving informal, casual and authentic spaces at work. These inspiring, breakout spaces can benefit the holistic wellbeing of workers while helping to promote employee engagement.