workplace technology

Using Data to Generate Higher-Level Insights

In a world defined by constant change and elevated levels of economic uncertainty, commercial real estate (CRE) companies and property teams have increasingly recognized the need to gather more information on tenant needs and behaviors. HqO’s State of Workplace Experience report finds, for example, that a majority of landlords now think that data on tenant …

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Inside HqO: Larry Simmons

Larry Simmons Vice President of Client Services and Support at HqO As the VP of Client Services and Support, Larry is responsible for all of HqO’s customer-facing teams. This includes the customer support, implementation, and customer success teams, as well as the engagement and programming teams. He’s based in Boston, but his work often brings …

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Opportunities for the Office in 2022 | HqO

Opportunities for the Office in 2022

Only a few years ago, commercial real estate (CRE) was all about tradition.  The industry depended on long-term, sometimes decades-long leases. Property demand was measured by location and physical amenities, meaning that owners and operators would invest in buildings in or around central business districts. If the buildings weren’t located in a city center, they …

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Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office | HqO

Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office

The results are in: workplaces that can’t embrace a flexible work environment are witnessing declines in important experiences that promote a healthy work-life balance and employee satisfaction. According to a recent Insight Publishing article, Future Forum has released new insights and findings that are impacting the workplace experience (wx) for many employers and employees: “More …

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Happy Office: Bridging the Executive-Employee Disconnect | HqO

Bringing Them Back: Bridging the ‘Executive-Employee’ Disconnect

In its 2021 Future Forum Pulse Report, workplace messaging platform Slack revealed that 44% of executives surveyed “want to work from the office every day, compared to 17% of employees, [with] 75% of executives saying they want to work from the office three to five days a week, versus only 34% of employees.” This discrepancy …

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Office Food Ordering's Role in Workplace Experience | HqO

Office Food Ordering’s Role in Workplace Experience

A few weeks ago, HqO sat down with Steve Kelly, the Vice President of Business Development at Ritual, to talk all things food and beverage. Ritual is one of HqO’s exclusive Marketplace partners that focuses on enhancing the workplace experience (WX) through office food ordering and delivery. Technology enablement, in turn, makes it easier than …

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