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Guest Blog by Haven Diagnostics: Resolving a Patchwork Problem, Technology Innovations for a Safe Return to the Workplace | HqO

Resolving a Patchwork Problem: Technology Innovations for a Safe Return to the Workplace

Guest Blog by Haven Diagnostics With cases of COVID-19 continuing to fluctuate across the United States, employers are struggling with the question of how to bring employees back to the workplace. Though the CDC produces a one-size-fits-all checklist for office re-entry, many commercial real estate (CRE) landlords are taking an extra level of precaution by …

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HqO and the ‘Burbs: Bringing Tenant Experience Outside the City

Due to the changing needs of the workforce, there has been a larger focus on the suburban tenant experience as more and more tenants are considering switching up their workplace strategies and moving outside of central business districts (CBDs). This sudden shift in the commercial real estate (CRE) landscape presents an opportunistic moment for landlords …

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CrowdComfort, HqO, and Openpath reflect on the importance of tech-enabled buildings during the phases of workplace re-entry.

Your Tenants Demand a Tech-Enabled Life — Don’t Let Your Building Fall Short

From the moment they wake up until the moment they fall asleep — and even for those several hours in between — your tenants are tech-enabled, using multiple technologies to collect data on and improve every aspect of their day. If you’re not facilitating that convenience in the office as well, why should they stay …

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How Your Suburban Office Can Support a Post-COVID Workforce with HqO

How Your Suburban Office Can Support a Post-COVID Workforce

When times are changing, adaptability is key. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a curveball into every major market, particularly impacting those which include the public realm, such as the commercial real estate (CRE), retail, entertainment, and food industries. Several months ago, this was the situation for Roxbury, Massachusetts-based distillery, Bully Boy Distillers. The distillery — …

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Using Contextual Data to Improve CRE Decision-making with HqO’s Building Population Report™

During the height of the cold war, Stanislav Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Union’s Air Defense Forces, and his job was to monitor the Soviet satellite system responsible for detecting nuclear missile launches from the United States.  On September 26th, 1983 — just a few weeks after the Soviet Union had shot …

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Using HqO’s Capacity Management Technology to Facilitate the Return to Work

Amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic, commercial real estate owners are facing unprecedented and immediate challenges, and chief among these challenges is facilitating a safe “return to work.”  Tenant companies across the globe are reevaluating physical closeness in the workplace, and, after many firms made a surprisingly successful transition to remote work at the beginning of …

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What is the HqO Marketplace, and How Does it Aid My Back to Work Planning?

Going back to work will be no easy feat due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only will businesses need to maintain a sense of connectivity and community with their tenants, but they will also need to apply newly-established virtual business models — born from the necessities of remote working and social distancing …

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8 Key Ways Contactless Features Should Fuel Your Building’s Back-to-Work Plan

Many people are reluctant to return to their offices. For some it’s fear and for others it’s the flexibility of working from home. One thing is certain, though: people will return and when they do, it will be a different environment than the one they left. The expectations for an office experience are changing and …

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The Technology CRE Really Cares About, and How It Impacts Your Return-to-Work Strategy

Your portfolio and your customers need more than an app: they need a comprehensive operating system that weaves all of your commercial office building technology and data together in one platform.  Thursday, HqO Chief Technology Officer Dr. Jim Butler and Chief Revenue Officer Mark Rosenthal conducted a live webinar discussing HqOS technology, and how it …

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COVID-19: CRE Needs a Plan for Now, Next, and Later. HqO CEO Chase Garbarino shares some strategic insight.

You Need a Go-Forward Strategy for Coronavirus; Here’s How to Make It

Many software companies, including HqO, use an agile development process. This essentially means that teams are organized cross-functionally and product development occurs in 2-week cycles called sprints. The way that our product teams organize, plan, and think is in a “now, next, later” format: Now: What do we do in the next 4 weeks? Next: …

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