This whitepaper describes how you can justify the investments needed in ‘workplace insights’. As a workplace professional, you may struggle to translate your organisations’ strategy into numbers, percentages, and C-level topics. It is critical to have access to a key understanding of how workplaces are being used before you can start to optimise. Most boardrooms have a lot to learn about workplace strategy. Especially when organisations are transforming traditional ways of working into more flexible concepts.
First, what does ‘workplace insights’ mean? It is a generic term to describe all methods and technologies used to collect data and convert it into useful, practical information about the physical work environment and the people working in this environment. There are different ways to collect data about workspace usage, but fundamentally they should all contribute to a more generic aspect: workplace insights, independently of any tool, method or supplier. Here are 8 steps to take to build your business case to invest in workplace understandings: