An enterprise is a complex thing, made up of many moving parts all working toward the same goal. For it to succeed, information must flow freely through the organization. Technology must enable workers to connect and collaborate both inside and outside of the office. And if your workers have access to the right information and the right technology, they’ll be more efficient, more productive, and make better business decisions for your organization.
Your workplace is where your workforce accesses, shares and interacts with your critical business information, and where your workers connect and collaborate. It’s the spot where your workforce, technology and information all integrate together — and with the right workspace, you can collaborate across your entire organization.
While there are many arguments out there against the open office, most assume a one-size-fits-all version that doesn’t take into account employee personalities and workstyles. By keeping your workforce at the forefront while making this switch to an open office layout, and following these five simple rules, you can get a lot more of the benefits of an open office, and a lot fewer of the drawbacks.