Accenture: Space and Comfort Monitoring for an Optimal Workplace
Watch a short video documentary about the Accenture Brussels HQ
Accenture is a multinational professional services company, ranked as a Fortune Global 500 company. It provides a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.
I was surprised by the low occupancy rate while the perception was that we didn’t have enough space. Sensor-based space monitoring demonstrated incorrect use of the flex workplace, rather than a lack of space. It shows that even with our very mobile and nomadic workforce, some change management is required to make optimal use of an agile workplace concept. In a free-seating environment, you need to shift people’s mindset to get rid of old habits such as claiming a shared seat in the morning while spending most of the day in meetings elsewhere.