Technology - Virtual Roundtable

Reimagining the workplace in 2021: supporting the hybrid working model

25th February 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET
How to protect employee and customer health and safety as we return to work?

A Meet the Boss roundtable brought to you by IBM Watson Works

The workplace experience and employee well-being has always been important to employers. In fact, companies that rank high in employee engagement have 59% less turnover, 17% more productivity, and 41% less absenteeism. But in 2020, when the “workplace experience” went nearly entirely remote, well-being become less about amenities and more about overall wellness and safety. How will that impact what amenities and services are offered as we go back to work in a new hybrid environment?

Join us to discuss:

* How you envision the workplace experience evolving through 2021 and post-pandemic
* How will occupant well-being be measured? For example, are the days of nap pods and snack stations as the critical drivers of happiness and engagement a thing of the past? If so, what will replace them?
* What trends from the pandemic do you see having a lasting impact (i.e. working from home more frequently) or going away completely?
* What services and new technologies will you look to provide to ensure safety, well-being and productivity?
* How equipped is your organization to provide those services?

Discussion Topics

What are the main challenges in ensuring the health and safety of a hybrid workforce?
What technology are you leveraging to support a hybrid work environment? For example, digital health pass, space management or collaboration technology?
How will you ensure that your spaces are optimized for a hybrid workplace model?

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Thought Leader
Joe Longo Global Business Leader, IBM Watson Health
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