Our workplace surveys and analytic approaches are designed to create valuable insights about workplace opportunities, strategies and solutions.  Targeted metrics and analytics help ensure your workplace decisions are data-informed and future-focused.  And, by quantifying the impacts of your workplace programs, you can be confident in the business value you are creating and the workplace experience you are delivering to your employees. 


Services

Workplace Experience Survey

Work Profiling & Work Style Personas

Workplace Preferences

Occupancy and Utilization Analysis

Workplace Satisfaction Survey

Post-Occupancy Evaluation Survey

Impact and Productivity Metrics

ROI and Cost/Benefit Analysis


How we can help

 Data-driven workplace insights

Would you like compelling data to inform your project or strategy?

Our Workplace Experience Survey has modules that can be tailored to your specific interests such as work patterns, requirements and preferences.  In addition, Work Profile data can be used in modeling workspace requirements, ratios, and allocations.

 Workplace survey results quantify the benefits

Do you want to quantify the benefits of a workplace change?

Our Post-Occupancy Evaluation Survey helps you understand the impact of the change.  And you can use our unique analyses that quantify the value of human capital impacts with our Impact and Productivity Metrics.

 Workplace satisfaction survey

Do you know how satisfied employees are with the workplace?

Our Workplace Satisfaction Survey  profiles various aspects of satisfaction with workplace environments and services.  Group comparisons and trends over time provide valuable insights.


Client applications

Work Styles

A Work Profile Survey identified five distinct Work Styles within the workforce population, each having characteristic workspace requirements and suitability levels for flexible work.
 

Occupancy Analysis

Badge data analysis determined that an average of 65% of employees badge into their assigned building, and identified the most mobile groups that could benefit from workplace flexibility programs.
 

Productivity Drivers

An analysis of productivity drivers identified the six aspects of the workplace environment that, if improved, would have the greatest positive impact on employee productivity.
 

Population Exploration

An analysis of a global employee population identified locations of residential concentration for possible drop-in centers, and the extent to which existing managers and employees are distributed/remote from their teams.
 

Collaboration Effectiveness

The employee impacts of an open plan workplace were evaluated to identify if the benefits outweighed the drawbacks.  Ease of spontaneous collaboration and frequency of collaboration at the desk were found to be significant positive impacts.

Portfolio Analysis

Frontier Analysis across global field offices identified the most productive locations and determined the optimal efficiency levels to target through a field office renovation strategy.
 

Utilization Analysis

Utilization analysis of existing spaces was used to determine the optimal specifications for future collaborative task settings, which included room size, type of technology, nature of enclosure, and assignment.
 

Attraction and Retention

Research on millennial generation employees and interns identified the aspects of the work environment and work arrangement offerings that play a significant role in attracting and retaining the next generation of future employees.
 

Design Validation

Created an survey-based analytic process can be used to validate and localize design concepts (e.g., generate recommended allocation of space types based on local work patterns).

Vacancy Analysis

An integrated analysis of portfolio and occupant data for an organization identified a 30% “shadow” vacancy rate across a metro-area portfolio.
 

Work Arrangement Preferences

A workplace survey identified that 57% of employees choose non-dedicated work arrangements when associated with commute mitigation, and 96% of the employees desire some degree of work from home.
 

Post-Occupancy Evaluation

The results of pre- vs. post-occupancy evaluation were used for each global workplace redesign project to not only create an action plan for continuous improvement at the site, but to continually evolve the workplace standards to better meet the needs of the occupants.
 

Human Capital Impacts

Integration of HR and workplace data over several years was used to demonstrate the positive impact of workplace flexibility programs on human capital metrics including absenteeism, retention, performance, and productivity.  Productivity gains of 34% were documented.