Why Your Company Should Host Office Tours, Microsoft’s Treehouse Meeting Space, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web. 

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  • You’ve worked hard to create an office space that aligns with your culture and it can be a great contributor to how your employees treat customers. Inc. shares four compelling reasons on why you should give tours of your office.
  • Microsoft has unveiled an “unexpected new meeting space” – a treehouse at their Redmond campus in Washington. Read more from SmartCompany on how the space was designed to help “employees benefit from what science shows is the powerful impact of nature on creativity, focus, and happiness”.
  • When we think of the speed at which technology is developing, it’s hard not to wonder what the office of the future will look like. Read more from Siliconrepublic.com.
  • The design consultancy Ideo announced that it has acquired Datascope, a Chicago-based data science company – an acquisition meant to help Ideo respond to demand from AI-powered clients. FastCoDesign gets the scoop from Ideo CEO Tim Brown.
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