Collaboration has enjoyed a long run as a buzzword, but as a result, it’s lost some of its impact. It has devolved into a term to describe any type of interaction. The focus should be on designing spaces that support the behaviors and resultant activities that are occurring within the overall physical workspace.
Mentoring, socialization, and technology were themes heard throughout the recent IFMA Workplace Summit discussions at Cornell University. These tangible topics aren–Ã¢â€žÂ¢t just taking the place of yesterday–Ã¢â€žÂ¢s buzzwords like productivity, innovation, and employee experience –Ã¢â‚¬Å“ they–Ã¢â€žÂ¢re helping companies achieve a successful workplace strategy.