Microsoft Azure: How IoT Is Changing the Workplace

Sam George, director, Microsoft Azure IoT, joins Joel Zwier, Smart + Connected strategic partner lead at Steelcase, to reflect on the cutting edge work being done to create Smart + Connected workplaces. New solutions created by Steelcase, and built on the Microsoft Azure IoT platform, bring together people, technology and place to increase productivity and employee satisfaction.

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Inside a Hybrid Collaboration Concept

Inside a Hybrid Collaboration Concept

Tour an all-new hybrid collaboration space, designed to help people return to the office and connect with remote colleagues. Real estate developer Building and Land Technology (BLT), together with Steelcase and authorized dealer Red Thread, helped create a new kind of space by renovating an existing building in Connecticut. The concept integrates technology and space to support collaborators on both sides of the camera. Learn more about the prototype and hear how Steelcase, Red Thread and BLT are experimenting with new ways of working.

Cultivating Wellbeing: Six Pillars to Re-center Education

Cultivating Wellbeing: Six Pillars to Re-center Education

Watch now as we discuss why focusing on the wellbeing of students and educators is more important than ever. Learn more about designing for wellbeing here.
This session was recorded in Fall 2020 as a part of the Education Summit.

Dr. Lydia Bourouiba: A Perspective on Virus Transmission

Dr. Lydia Bourouiba: A Perspective on Virus Transmission

Introducing Perspectives, a video series with peer-to-peer conversations on how COVID-19 has impacted work and the workplace. In this first episode, watch Dr. Lydia Bourouiba, director of MIT’s Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission Laboratory, as she talks with Steelcase CEO Jim Keane about what we know today on mitigating disease transmission at work.

Episode 4: Design + Distributed Work

Episode 4: Design + Distributed Work

Watch Patricia Kammer, principal researcher for Steelcase workspace futures as she answers 5 questions in 5 minutes on how space can help us collaborate better when we’re not all in the same room and why we’re exhausted from living on video. Plus, the greatest design challenge we face as workers return to the office.

Episode 3: Design + Technology

Episode 3: Design + Technology

Trevor Deters, Director of Smart + Connected Technology, answers 5 questions in 5 minutes on how a hands-free workplace may help stop the spread of pathogens at work. Plus, how emerging tech will change the way we collaborate.