Microsoft Senior Director Julia Atalla sat down with 360 to explain why a tech company is interested in the physical environment.
“We’re attracting rock stars to come here now.” The new La-Z-Boy generates excitement and engagement.
Microsoft and Steelcase are coming together for the first time to help boost creativity at work. Sara Armbruster, vice president of strategy, research and new business innovation for Steelcase, talks about this new partnership and why the two companies are starting by tackling creativity. Plus, hear how technology and place enhance creative behaviors.
When you’re almost a hundred years old, being a little dated is to be expected. The 1920’s vintage headquarters of La-Z-Boy, however, didn’t just look out of date, it was holding the company back.
Steelcase and Microsoft joined a panel discussion ahead of the New York Times’ 2017 New Work Summit about how leaders can harness the creativity of their people. The moderated discussion sponsored by Steelcase came at the same time Steelcase and Microsoft launched Creative Spaces, a collection of work spaces designed to foster creative thinking at work.