How Smart Buildings are empowering the employees of the future
As we continue to embrace increasingly sophisticated technology in our personal lives in order to save us time and effort, such as Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa, we have developed higher expectations of the tech available in our workplaces. Innovations are available to help improve both efficiency and effectiveness, as well as support the implementation of smarter, flexible working, and these must be embraced to empower employees now and in the future.
Companies that fail to recognise the needs of the employees of the future risk falling behind in the fight for talent. In fact – 81 per cent of UK employees would consider moving jobs for a more technologically advanced office that could streamline their working day.
Smart Buildings help businesses stand out by catering to these needs. Unlike standard infrastructure, they have the capacity to build meaningful, two-way relationships between themselves and their inhabitants. They transform behavioural data collected from sensors that control internal operations; such as lighting, heating and ventilation, into actionable insights. Here’s how it works in practice:
Originally posted on virgin.com/entrepreneur, May 18. Click here to read the full article