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Agile Project Management & Design Thinking for FM

Agile Project Management & Design Thinking for FM

Agile Facilities Management As we talked about in this article on Transformational Facilities Management, FM is shaping up to be one of the most challenging, diverse business roles there is. Organizations are redesigning the way they work in order to compete and...

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What is Transformational Facilities Management?

What is Transformational Facilities Management?

The changing role of Facilities Facilities Management is shaping up to be one of the most challenging, diverse business roles there is.  To enable organizations to compete, Facilities and Real Estate teams are reaching far beyond maintaining the physical...

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Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 3

Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 3

Have you read part 1 and part 2 of this agile working series? In Part 1 we covered definitions and benefits of agile working. In Part 2 we explored the business case and mindset required to create a more agile workplace.  Now it’s time to move onto specifics and...

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Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 2

Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 2

Have you read part 1 of this Agile Working series? As we describe in detail in our free ebook on The Future of Work, the world of work is undergoing a radical shift, spurred on by technology and culture change. Many believe we’re facing a labour revolution that will...

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Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 1

Your Complete Guide to Agile Working: Part 1

It seems like everyone is talking about 'agile working' these days, from HR and Facilities, to IT and Corporate Real Estate. Since the Agile Manifesto was born in 2001, software teams have slowly but surely embraced agile development methods to improve the success...

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Workspace Management Case Study: Exertis

Workspace Management Case Study: Exertis

Exertis chose Smartway2 to manage meeting room booking at their new UK Headquarters. The solution soon spread throughout the organisation, with successful installations at their flagship National Distribution Centre in Burnley and regional offices in Harlow, Stoke and...

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Your Definitive Guide to The Future of Work

Your Definitive Guide to The Future of Work

This post is an excerpt from our FREE ebook, 'Your Definitive Guide to the Future of Work - Looking Beyond the Hype to What You Really Need to Know (and Do)'. Introducing... The Future of Work There’s no escaping the dizzying swirl of jargon and rhetoric around ‘the...

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The Critical Role of IT in Workplace Transformation

The Critical Role of IT in Workplace Transformation

What role do IT professionals have to play in this new era of continuous workplace transformation?  Every CEO is placing employee experience firmly at the top of their agenda, but what will it take to deliver a sustainable workplace of the future?  Download the PDF...

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How to create an effective workplace strategy

How to create an effective workplace strategy

In his 1943 paper, "A Theory of Human Motivation", Abraham Maslow famously described a 'hierarchy of needs'. At any one time, each of us tends to be focused on one particular level of need. These needs dominate our behaviour. Once our most basic needs are satisfied -...

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Top 10 Workplace Trends Impacting HR & Facilities

Top 10 Workplace Trends Impacting HR & Facilities

We're entering an era of continuous workplace transformation. Every CEO has their eye on the workplace trends that are disrupting business as usual. There's one thing these CEOs have in common: they're placing employee experience firmly at the top of their agenda....

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Outlook room booking just got a whole lot easier

Outlook room booking just got a whole lot easier

Do you use Microsoft Outlook to schedule meetings at work? If so, it’s no surprise. A culture of Outlook calendar invitations is prevalent in most companies we talk to. Yet there’s more to the story. It's a great tool to start with - the obvious choice, you might say....

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Help or hindrance? The case for meeting room booking rules

Help or hindrance? The case for meeting room booking rules

Consider the following scenario... Say I feel like having my team meeting in the atrium. But I haven’t considered the fact that it’s a premium space in the building for major events. A few colleagues from hospitality interrupt us half way through our meeting. They’re...

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