“As a manager of a technology team, I never supported the notion of working remotely.” That, according to Richard Casamento, former global program manager for the Intel Corporation. “I assumed people were about half as productive when they weren’t here.” Mr. Casamento isn’t alone in his sentiments. Prior to COVID, it was a challenge to… Continue reading “Right Sizing” Your Office in a Post-COVID World
Are you ready to design an office space that meets all of your business needs? If you suspect that this is a complicated process, well you’re right. As a long time consultant and contractor for many office environments over the last 20 years, the team at BE has some good advice for company leaders who… Continue reading 5 Things to Know Before Doing an Office Buildout
If you were considering an office-buildout before the pandemic hit, having lived through it can only be considered a blessing. At BE Builds, we’ve seen our clients designing workspaces that are dramatically different than the ones they would’ve designed just 12 months ago. Of course, there are enhanced safety considerations, but the reality is that… Continue reading In Every Pandemic, There’s an Opportunity
If you’re like us, you’ve probably always thought of working from home as a bit of a luxury, filled with visions of staying in your pajamas all day, enjoying the peace and quiet, and skipping all the frustration of a daily commute. But COVID-19 has shown many of us that working from home isn’t the… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Hate Working From Home
The so called “Open Office Plan” has been a go-to strategy for the development of business environments for literally decades. Its most basic advantages have to do with the lack of barriers allowing easy lines of communication (some might say too easy..), and the layouts typically utilize tighter more intimate desking or short cubicle configurations… Continue reading Will Open Office Furniture and Layouts Change Due to COVID-19?