Entries by crowdcomfort

There’s Serious Substance in Strong Safety (Part 1)

  There are few aspects more important for a workplace than safety. In fact, one might argue that it’s a foundational need for any building—the sort of thing that necessarily must come before other pursuits such as comfort and efficiency. Indeed, neither efficiency nor comfort are truly possible (or even meaningful) if a tenant’s personal […]

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Why is Work “Worth it?”

  The average American will work for about ten years of their life.   Based on the fact that the average workweek has jumped to 47 hours, with the working demographic from ages 20-65, you will most likely be one of the people who will spend ten waking years working. Why do we do it? […]

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Big Data, Big Results

  Regardless of your industry, it’s virtually impossible you haven’t heard someone throw out the phrase “big data” over the past few years. But, truth be told, it’s not the size of the data that really makes a difference—rather, it’s the quality of the analytics. Kristian J. Hammond of Harvard Business Review had this to say: […]

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Smarter Working Conditions for Smarter Facility Managers

  Facility managers’ effectiveness has always been limited to things they hear and see around their buildings—whether first-hand, or through tenants’ reports. But, what about the things they can’t see?   In many cases, invisible issues ultimately end up becoming visible only once they develop into a full-scale problem (such as when a corroding pipe […]