Workplace-as-a-Service (WaaS): The New HQ2 Tuesday, 22 October 2019 from 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM

Workplace Learning Theater - Innovation Pavilion
Session Type
Technology Playground & Learning Theaters

Modern, activated coworking locations are opening around every corner. Is coworking a product, service or something else? How will Corporate Real Estate decision makers benefit from the evolution of the office? How can asset owners remain relevant and in control? Better understand the forces driving change from brick and mortar to WaaS and what is coming next for office buildings. Look at the rise of WaaS and discuss the next-gen office building.

Key Takeaways:

  • Examine the rise of Workplace-as-a-Service and Coworking vs. WaaS

  • Identify the key derailments of outsourcing contracts and how Google avoided these.

  • Deepen your understanding of trends and forces driving the need for the evolving workplaces.


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