future of work

How startups can make the open office work, for employers and employees

Alejandra Albarrán Contributor Share on Twitter Alejandra Albarrán is ROOM’s Director of Design and Innovation, responsible for shaping the company’s iconic approach to creating products that ma

The roles tools play in employee engagement

Employee engagement isn't just about the morale of individual workers—it also enables broader workforce productivity and leads to better business outcomes...

Video and messaging enable remote work. But is it right for your company?

Four-day work week. Open-plan offices. Work-life balance. Remote work. There are endless ways to set up your team and company for success. And there’s evidence for and against all of these scenarios

How to make remote work work

Every time I see a “the future of work is remote” article, I think to myself: “How backwards! How retro! How quaint!” That future is now, for many of us. I’ve been a full

Should your company move into a co-working space, sublease space or traditional office?

It’s a cautionary tale we hear far too often: Company A, hiring staff and growing rapidly, finalized a 10-year lease for office space. One week after move-in they had filled their space to the brim.

How we scaled our startup by being remote first

Startups are often associated with the benefits and toys provided in their offices. But what if the future of startups was less about physical office space and more about remote-first work...

Planning for the uncertain future of work

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be im

On-demand workspace platform Breather taps new CEO

Breather, the platform that provides on-demand private workspace, announced today that it has appointed Bryan Murphy as its new CEO. Before joining Breather, Murphy was the founder and president of di

The limits of coworking

It feels like there’s a WeWork on every street nowadays. Take a walk through midtown Manhattan (please don’t actually) and it might even seem like there are more WeWorks than office buildings. Con

Welcome to the future of work

With advances in information technology, robotics, and artificial intelligence developing at a rapid rate, workforce dislocations are happening now and are here to stay. As existing trends accelerate

5 Reasons Why The Enterprise Is Not So Boring After All

I get this question a lot: Why do you cover enterprise? People always look puzzled when they ask me this question. It's like they are trying to see deep into my soul. Who is this man who loves ente