Entries by Duncan Hopwood

How a growing prop-tech company is helping big business save space and deliver new ways of working

Feature Article A growing workplace technology specialist is making an impact in sensor-based office space management, as firms seek better returns on real estate and new ways of working and retaining staff. Hundreds of corporations worldwide have introduced Abintra’s WiseNet system to monitor and manage the use of desks, meeting rooms and other office spaces. […]

Break Down Silo Mentality or Miss Out on Smart Buildings and Agile Working – Abintra Warns

Corporations must break down the silo mentality of their teams to unlock the potential of agile working. That’s the verdict of international flexible workplace specialist Abintra, which pioneered workplace utilisation technology more than a decade ago with its WiseNet system, and which has advised more than 100 corporations worldwide to monitor office usage and redesign […]

Accurate data about office use is key to flexible working

Abintra News Release Firms are failing to implement flexible working because of poor data about how they use their office space, warns a leading workplace specialist. Abintra, which pioneered the use of sensors to measure office use, says many managers still rely on gut feeling or flawed systems to make important real estate decisions. The […]

Abintra launches environmental platform for office real estate management

Flexible workplace specialist Abintra has launched a new environmental platform integrated with its office space monitoring system. Abintra’s consultancy and award-winning WiseNet technology are used by major firms worldwide to manage how they use their office real estate, allowing them to introduce new kinds of spaces to respond to the growing trend towards agile working. […]

Time for businesses to future proof office real estate

News Release Businesses should be investing in future-proofing their office real estate for smart building technology or pay the price down the line, warns a leading specialist. Workspace flexibility specialist Abintra says it is seeing a drift among some corporations towards buying low-cost, basic sensors to monitor desk usage when they could be investing in […]

Introducing Surveys – the fast way to monitor your office space

How long will it take you to find out if you’re using your office space efficiently? Book one of our fast-track workplace surveys, and you’ll have all the answers at your fingertips in just four weeks. Booking your four-week study is a great first step towards introducing flexible working, or making your existing office layouts […]

Seeing the Big Picture: Best Practice in Office Utilisation Episode One

In this first instalment of our new series on Best Practice in Office Utilisation, we highlight the importance of adopting a business-wide approach to unlock the new world of flexible working If you work in a large corporation, the chances are your office real estate is your single biggest overhead after your staff. It’s also […]