Entries by crowdcomfort

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Automated Systems aren’t Human Exclusive

  Today, most of us carry handheld devices that are orders of magnitude faster and more advanced than the computers which took us to the moon half a century ago. And, every day, these devices only get better at anticipating and fulfilling our needs.   As such—and because of our all-too-human propensity toward error—it should […]

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“Automation” doesn’t equate to Automatic Safety

  It’s been over 100 years since the sinking of the Titanic, but we still retell the legendary ship’s story with great regularity—both for interest in the vessel’s feats of engineering, and for the tragedy of its untimely demise. But, in recounting this story, it’s impossible to avoid mention of the ship’s perceived “unsinkability,” as […]

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Healthy Workers for Healthier Productivity

  Last week, we discussed the ways in which employee illness is a maintainable, and preventative measure. The consequences of poor employee health are obvious; poor health leads to poor work, poor productivity, and poor worker morale. Check out the following numbers and key insights from the Willis Health and Productivity Survey Report:    93% believe that […]

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Can you “Hear” the Comfort?

  Ease of communication is among the chief reasons we come together in a workplace. After all, modern companies are the sum of many moving parts, and it’s only by openly sharing information that any team’s success can be realized.   And yet, despite the need for fluid communications, the National Institute of Building Sciences […]

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These are the Most Advanced Facilities to Date.

  Smart building tech, as a market, is valued well into the trillions. The potential to give facilities an artificial intelligence, to promote productivity, has already seen hard, current results. What are the best and brightest examples of these “smart buildings/facilities?” What applications, features, and platforms do these structures have that are lacking in less advanced facilities?    […]