As businesses plan for workplace changes in 2016, five trends seem to be dominating the conversation, according to research conducted by Boston-based software company. According to this research, here are the top five real estate and facility management trends that are expected to have far-reaching effects in 2016:
The Internet of Things will be applied:
Going well beyond consumer functionality, the Internet of Things will help companies improve their bottom line. Affordable sensors are now available that can measure the occupancy of a workplace or meeting room minute-by-minute, providing Big Data for analysis with the right software. Employees will find workspaces via screens with availability on the buildings’ floor plan. Additional functionality in apps can help users to check the availability of workspaces by scanning a QR code on a desk or swiping an RFID tag. click here to read full article….