At the Hewlett Packard Enterprise campus in Erskine Scotland, IA converted a 25-year-old manufacturing facility into a compelling workplace that represents a new way of working for a staff of hundreds. The design riffs on features of the building’s industrial past to create a fresh, modern commercial workplace.
Telecommuting is on the rise, driven by a decentralized workforce that can easily stay in touch through cloud-based programs like Skype, Slack, and WebEx. Particularly popular with millennial’s, remote working can increase employee productivity as well as enthusiasm and commitment to the job. But some major corporations have other ideas and are calling for a full-time return to the office.