Does Activity Based Working deliver on intended goals?

brainybirdz are sometimes commissioned to write articles and blogs for other organisations. This is a re-post of a blog written for Open Sensors earlier this month, where we dig into existing scholarly research studies to understand whether Activity Based Working actually works. Designing an activity based workspace is increasingly becoming the desired aspiration as a…

To see or not to see – that is the question

Sight is one of our most important senses. As humans we navigate the world based on what we see. This is why the experience of visibility – what you can see, who you can see and how easy it is for you to see others is of crucial importance in workplace design. But how could…

What data should we collect? Part 2: It depends…

Hopefully you are convinced that there is virtue in collecting data as a means to aid decision making, especially if you have read the first part of our blog series ‘What data should we collect?’. Now it’s time to think about the core question: what data is it that you should collect and how can…

What data should we collect? Part 1: Why bother?

It’s time for a confession: we are data scientists but very frustrated ones. Data can shine a light on so much, yet there seems to be much confusion and even anxiety about it.┬áIn the face of mounting options of easy and automated methods of workplace data collection, we often get asked what data a business…