A dramatic shift in the usage of office space and visualisation is evident, according to a Barcos major office experience survey.

Barco conducted a large survey of 1200 executives across 13 countries to see how the workplace is changing . The primary aim was to find out how the COVID-pandemic and lockdowns (which resulted in the retention of entire staff at home) have affected global office spaces .

New Delhi, India, August 6: Barco, a global leader in workplace visualization and collaboration services, conducted a large survey of 1200 executives across 13 countries to see how the workplace is changing and how workspaces are used.The primary aim was to find out how the COVID-pandemic and lockdowns (which resulted in the retention of entire staff at home) have affected global office spaces.The results show a strong need for more enjoyable and inspiring workplaces, although global differences are evident.23% of respondents believe that large video walls will enable people to work collaboratively and collaborate.45% of respondents agree that large video walls will create a wow effect and interest people who enter the lobby.Rajiv Bhalla, Vice President Sales, Large Video Wall Experience, Barco APAC, said, As workplaces change and shift between remote, in-office, and hybrid work styles, businesses More emphasis is being placed on creating cohesive and collaborative environments with easy access to equipment and resources.In a world of hybrid working, creating an enjoyable and inspiring workplace is quickly becoming a top priority.

Repeated lockouts forced the workplace to evolve and shift between off-site, in-office, and hybrid work styles.This forced office culture and technology to evolve at a rapid pace, accommodating the changing demands and needs of the staff and instilling a wow factor in customers.Businesses are rethinking their office spaces around their vision, mission, and strategy, fostering a wow factor, encouraging people to do their best work, seamlessly blend digital and physical design, nurture company culture, and provide instruction, among other things.This is supported by 62% of respondents.

Video walls are a great example of how to use office technology, but they have now been transformed into tools to engage staff and enhance collaboration and productivity.Lobbies have evolved from their traditional function (greetering visitors or inviting them to wait) into places that make a lasting first impression and inspire pride in staff.According to the survey, the lobby is the second most popular area for meetings (49 percent) and is designed to please anyone (staff or visitors) who comes into the room (45 percent).31 percent of corporations in the APAC region already have a video wall in their lobby or reception areas, and 21 percent plan to install new or upgrade the existing ones.They also ranked the lobby or reception area as their top choice (43 percent) for a large video to be located to make the most impact, according to the survey, which includes information about COVID's work, employee expectations for office work, and how to convert office spaces into more engaging environments.