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How To Introduce A Clean Desk Policy For Agile Working

Keeping a clean desk while working from home The introduction of home-working (a form of agile working) caught many organisations on the hop, forcing them to implement an agile-working policy at breakneck speed. There wasn’t time for innovation. But as the road map to cautiously ease Lockdown 3.0 is followed, organisations have time to be …

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How Interior Design Can Reflect Business Culture

What does the future hold for office life and is it time to stand up and ditch the office chair? Where once the idea of ‘the office’ was a fairly fixed notion – fluorescent lighting, bland, utilitarian furnishings and a cubicle-like desk set-up – the landscape today is varied and ever-changing.

Why There are Competing Priorities in ‘Agile’ Cultures

Scrum is a project management method from the Agile school of thought. As you are in the interiors industry you have probably heard the word agile used already, but this agile is a different agile and the two agiles can create conflicting priorities.

Q&A with Hotbox

For companies such as Hotbox, Clerkenwell Design Week is a place to meet fresh faces and to be inspired by new design concepts. Hotbox founder, Jamie Rothwell, sits down to discuss the CDW experience and its impact on Hotbox’s bright future.

Q&A with Forster Inc.

Forster Inc. is a London-based interior design consultancy with an edge, priding itself on placing people at the core of its residential and commercial design. We sit down with its founder, Rachel Forster, to discuss the ideal workspace, forthcoming workplace trends plus its collaboration with Hotbox.

A Guide to Relative Estimation

Our PMOs tell us everything is on time, until suddenly it isn’t. However, there is a group of engineers delivering new technology and bringing in their deliverables on time with a predictable degree of confidence.

Beachtowelling, The Curse of an Agile Workspace

I was very lucky to have had a week off recently somewhere sunny and warm and when I’m away there is nothing, I like more than lying on a sunbed or sat in a beach side bar watching the world go by. I am always fascinated by human behaviour and how people’s behaviour does not change whether in work or at play, at home or abroad.