As the corporate workplace continues to shift and evolve the architecture and design industry is constantly flooded with workplace terminology – efficiencies, flexibility, organizational change, hoteling, benching, workplace standards…the list goes on. What does this mean and how does this apply to the office environment? Many industry professionals, including those heavily involved in commercial real estate decisions, know that they need to implement a strategy when reorganizing or reassessing their client’s requirements, but this is only half the battle. Organizations hear the buzz words and attempt to shoehorn their existing space and their existing workforce into a new configuration, new office or new program, and call this a “Workplace Strategy.”  What’s missing is probably the most obvious component – the people.  A well-executed Workplace Strategy ignores the buzz

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