This two-part blog series shares strategies for driving workforce cultural change and innovation through collaborative workspace design, from Unispace workplace design expert Simon Pole. Unispace is a global design firm that seamlessly unites strategy, design, project management and delivery to achieve real, measurable results for clients.
If you missed last week’s article, see Can Office Design Drive Productivity & Innovation?
The demand for innovation is driving the growth of the collaborative workspace
Even for the most successful companies, maintaining the status quo is not enough to keep them competitive in the global economy. Remaining at the forefront of their industries demands constant innovation.
Ideas have become today’s most valuable commodity. One principle that’s become generally accepted is that collaborative working fosters more and better ideas, and ultimately leads to the innovation companies are after. As a result, companies are doing everything they can to create a collaborative workspace environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation.
However, it’s important to realize that there’s more to creating a successful collaborative workspace design than just adding more open space.
So what do you need to make effective collaboration happen in your workplace? Read on to learn about 3 essential strategies to get the best results from collaborative workplace design.