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The Future of Workspaces and the Modern Economy

The Paradigm of the office market is radically changing and the themes discussed on the 26th Edition of the Annual Conference of the Global Workspace Association, came to confirm that reality. At this meeting, made in September this year in Baltimore (USA), were debated the new workspaces market tendencies: the more recent concepts of offices, the growth of the virtual offices and the major bet of the moment: the Coworking. Several aspects were approached: from innovation strategies, conflicts’ management between operators and clients, until the future of work meetings, work spaces, passing through tips of how to improve the sales …

Co(ol) Working

A merry expression I’ve heard one the other day, and which expresses well the spirit associated with the use of shared spaces by several companies and professionals. A study published last month by the magazine Deskmag concludes that currently there are 1780 coworking spaces all over the world, having registered a growth of almost 100% in the last year. We can verify this tendency both in the USA and Europe and if we think that only small companies are adopting this Cool model, the conclusion is much more broaden – the advantages do not resume itselves to a low cost. …

Work out of the Box: the new Paradigm of Coworking

No one doubts that work spaces are living a new paradigm. Multinational companies such as Microsoft, Adobe and Vodafone are betting on their professionals’ mobility as a way to potentiate their productivity, developing at the same time, collaborative strategies, in and outside of the so called “traditional” work spaces. The office is no longer what it used to be. Besides the costs factor, which allows considerable savings to these companies, there are obvious advantages to collaborators, who can now work wherever they are. An excellent example of this new paradigm is the Microsoft headquarters in Portugal. named Microsoft Lx Experience …

Serviced Office, Virtual Office or Coworking?

LIBERAL PROFESSIONALS Which factors have influence on the choice of an office? The answer is simple: all those contributing to our well being and productivity. By Carlos Gonçalves * We know that the “price” factor is more and more decisive, but more competitive professionals and companies face the office as an investment: the work they develop always passes through the office (whether a serviced or a virtual one) and we know we spend most part of our time in our work place. Let us star by the location. The ideal solution is to install our office close to home and …