Office Analytics

Office Analytics

"Office Analytics - Success factors for designing a work type-based working environment" study investigates the effect of office environments.

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Science Year 2018

See, understand and experience the work of the future

Fraunhofer IAO to launch hands-on activities relating to the Science Year showcasing the “Working Life of the Future”.

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Homo Digitalis

Homo Digitalis

What impact will future technologies such as artificial intelligence, chips in the brain and virtual lovers have on our lives? Web series and test on the future impact of digitalization launched.

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People and mobility

People and mobility

Innovative concepts for the mobility of the future

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IAO-News / Apr 26, 2018

The right office for every type of work

Where will future office and knowledge work take place and how should the individual working environments be designed? In its Office Analytics study, conducted as part of the Office 21® joint research project, Fraunhofer IAO addresses these questions – which are becoming increasingly pertinent for companies.

 

IAO-News / Apr 25, 2018

Wanted: Choice within work environments

A survey conducted by Fraunhofer IAO shows that modernization of work organization is usually too slow. More than 1000 office and work environment experts from a variety of companies participated in the survey conducted on behalf of designfunktion Group. The “multispace” office is set to become the leading future office setup. A range of different working spaces offers numerous benefits, e.g. it has a positive impact on employer attractiveness, collaboration and personal autonomy.

 

IAO-News / Apr 11, 2018

A helping (Sens)Hand

Due to mechanization and automation the amount of physical load work has been progressively reduced. Yet for those working in intralogistics, the manual handling of material is still very much part of the job. Partners in the “SensHand” project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), have developed a prototype glove designed to help pickers.

 

IAO-News / Apr 4, 2018

System for measuring the R&D factor of diversity

What kinds of frameworks are in place to promote equality in the various EU member states? What indicators can be used to assess the effect of equality measures? The EU Project EFFORTI publishes reports by country and frameworks for evaluating gender inequality in research and development. Fraunhofer IAO is a member of the project’s consortium.