Teams in Open Workspaces Collaboration focus

Open Environment . Collaboration . Creativity

Technology . No Walls . Sharing Knowledge

Open Spaces Require Space to Share and Give Input


Wall space is good, especially if centralized and easily accessible. Capture the concensus so that all can agree and acknowledge.


Consider the lighting and space requirements of each individual. What works best for one may need to be altered for another.

Rules, Roles and Responsibilities

  • When is the room too small?
  • Who is responsible for the maintaining the daily coffee stash?
  • How frequently is the space cleaned?
  • Need a private conversation? Need focus time? Where to go?

Requirements for Collaboration in an Open Environment

  • Patience
  • Respect
  • Planning
  • Periodic Adjustments

Created by Michel Hobson


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