If your organization enjoys team building, then it would be a good idea to be open to a hyper-collaboration workspace. Having this type of workspace can enhance your teaming environment. According to Steelcase.com, “Teams need their workplaces to shift from fixed to fluid to keep up with the flow of work.” This is a general definition of hyper-collaboration workspace.
How can you develop a Hyper-Collaboration Workspace for your team?
To help explain how a team can create a unique hyper-collaboration workspace, we wanted to share the video below. The video is a TEDx Talk by Nigel Oseland. As indicated in the video:
In a world where personalities are so different, why do we design as if one workspace fits all? In this talk, workplace strategist and environmental psychologist Nigel Oseland explores that exact question, drawing on sociological studies to share how we can create innovative workspaces.
Nigel is a workplace strategist, environmental psychologist, and behavioral researcher. He believes the key to an organization’s success is creativity and innovation and will be sharing how we can build workspaces optimized for different backgrounds, skill sets, personality types, generations, and cultures This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Implementing a Hyper-Collaboration Workspace for Your Team
Referring to the previous article by Steelcase, we found that they shared four unique ways you can implement a hyper-collaboration workspace:
- Adapt space on demand: Discover how to create dynamic team neighborhoods which let teams and individuals reconfigure their space in minutes.
- Build a home for teams: The role of team space is more significant than just supporting the work itself.
- Flex space to process: Teams need a dynamic space which keeps up with their processes and keeps them in flow.
- Empower teams: Teams need control over their environments to cope rapidly with individual preferences and project needs.