2013 Keynote: Emerging Technologies and the Future Workplace

Philip looks at how new and emerging technology will change real estate from dumb container to real time asset, connecting not just inanimate objects but the people who come to work. The future workplace will no longer house headcount but become a place for people and activities, shaped around the real work that needs to be done. Real Time Real Estate (RETRE) space is smaller, more dynamic and thinner, responding to the migration of technology and software to the cloud. Philip predicts that RETRE space will become a variable cost, and paint a vision of the future, illustrated with examples of early adopters of workplace innovation from around the globe.