Standing Desks May Not be Cures for Anything, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

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  • Open work environments might foster collaboration, but only if they are designed for the most profitable work of your company. Forbes gives us 4 ways to build sales and marketing alignment using your building, include a quote from WDM contributor, Kay Sargent!
  • Allwork.Space spoke with Brigitte Preston, workplace design specialist at Perkins+Will, to learn more about the link between design and community.
  • When it comes to technology, change is the only constant. Forbes gives you an in-depth approach on how to overcome the obstacles that come with the workspace of tomorrow.
  • Standing desks are overrated, not exercise, and not cures for anything, New York Times explains.
  • Office work has existed in some form ever since people started writing on tablets and papyrus. Workplace Insight gives you a brief history of the modern office.
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