According to 2016 Dell study, 82% of Millennials consider workplace technology before accepting their roles in the organization.

 
Businesses are evolving and so are the workspaces. With smart building gaining traction, a lot of discussion revolves around saving energy, reduced carbon footprints, retail opportunities, and consumer comfort. But one area to watch closely from the sustainability perspective will be its impact on optimizing spaces, achieving resource efficiency, cost effectiveness, flexibility, and adaptability.
 
The modern workforce needs intelligent workspaces that can adapt to their varying needs throughout the day. Smart buildings have the potential to attract the best talent, engage people in working smarter, and enable flexible working preferences while still providing an environment that is both convenient and satisfying.   
 
Smart buildings have simplified the complex challenge of ‘effective utilization of the office space’ for facilities managers. Facility managers can now create a flexible and digital workspace using smart building technology that can adjust to changing requirements of employees and deliver incremental productivity. 
 
Everything from HVAC to lighting control systems, this Internet of Things (IoT) enabled systems maintains productivity and improves collaboration among the workers. 
 
Read here to know three smart ways how facility managers can use smart building technology to increase workforce productivity.
 
HARMAN also provides a range of smart building capability and has partnered with TeamViewer and VMware to provide smart solutions to specific industry verticals. You can read more about our solutions here.