As we are starting to welcome more people back to the office and embracing new ways of working post covid, we thought it would only be fair to show you one of the projects we have been focusing on during covid – improving our own workspace to meet new needs and answer to the hybrid work formats.
In this video, Gitte Andersen, ‘founder of SIGNAL’ and previous ‘Global Head of SIGNAL’ – now ‘Group Workplace Industry Advisor and Thought Leader’ at ISS – will give you are guided tour of the SIGNAL office and the strategic objectives and thoughts behind the design.
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”I can see, that a much more people-centric role in leadership has arrived. Productivity is not only about running faster and bringing in more technology. It is about understanding what really makes us productive.”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares perspectives on the rise of a more people-centric and responsible human leadership approach, focusing on great onboarding programmes, programmes for continuous learning and developing, well-body and well-mind initiatives, on-demand remote coaching and much more.
“Cost cutting will not disappear – even after COVID-19. But what we can see is happening at the moment, is that a more ‘intelligent’ way of approaching cost cutting, is arising. Sometimes you have to invest in people up front, to get real ROI later”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on adopting a more people-centric approach to multiply ROI such as reduced sick leave and increased employee productivity.
“Sustainability will for sure also play a much bigger role at the future workplace. We have learned a lot about a much more sustainable way of living – and a much more sustainable world, during COVID-19. ”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on the importance of promoting a sustainable company agenda, that drives both building physical– , economic– and social sustainability at the future workplace.
“After COVID-19 we will experience a continuous and increased reliance on technology to connect people and businesses, with a stronger integration between technology, workplace and experience.”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on how to use technology to present much safer workplaces, with great individualised and customised service experiences on demand.
“I think we will experience an increased demand to how we create great service experiences – and how they are curated at the future workplace. If the point of an office really is to promote collaboration and innovation, there should be something to show up for on a daily basis.”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on how to create and curate great service experiences at the post COVID-19 workplace.
“The toolbox for the future of work might consist of three different formats: working from home, the office – and a third place within your local community, where you can have virtual meetings with advanced technologies for interacting with people around the world, as a supplement to working from home.”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on future ways of working, communicating, collaborating and innovating at the post COVID-19 workplace.
“After the very short term and operational focus we saw among our customers when opening up again, we now experience a much more long term and strategic focus on how to do things better, above and beyond – and actually create much healthier and productive workplaces, than those we had before COVID-19.”
In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of SIGNAL shares unique insights and perspectives on how to create viable and long term solutions for the post COVID-19 workplace.
How to use the workplace as a tool to support business transformation? In this video Gitte Andersen, Global Head of Workplace Management & Design in SIGNAL & Head of SIGNAL UK explains the concept behind The Mental Rebuild® – using space as an enabler for productivity. By using the m2 resources at hand and without rebuilding or moving any walls, The Mental Rebuild® makes it possible to improve the way people collaborate, communicate and innovate, only by challenging the habits for how we use space. We call it more for less, and this is something you can do tomorrow…
In this video Gitte Andersen and Christine Antorini explain the aim and the content of “Smart m2”, published by Praxis in 2017.
“Smart m2” is a co-creation book written for leaders and employees interested in working with sustainable progress of learning environments – in the municipality or in the individual day care center, in a primary school, a high school or a technical college – while raising the question: how can we better the of use our space resources to benefit children and young people?
For more information about the book, click here