Jan Johnson, FIIDA, Vice President of Design and Workplace Resources at Allsteel, is a highly respected workplace strategist. She leads the Workplace Advisory team to provide insights and project support to Allsteel customers. Jan and team contribute to setting Allsteel’s annual research agenda and to interpreting Allsteel’s and others’ findings into a rolling three-year product development strategy; and are actively involved in the development of each new product. Jan frequently writes and speaks about workplace topics. She was co-chair of IIDA’s Knowledge Center during its development and currently serves on the Council for Interior Design Accreditation board on the Knowledge Advisory Panel for CoreNet Global’s Workplace Community. She has taught courses in CoreNet Global’s Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) program since 2009 and recently helped develop the core competencies that define workplace strategy and the related content for CoreNet Global’s three new MCRw courses.
As we search for both efficiency and effectiveness opportunities, we can look at both “demand” — in truly understanding what people need to do their work — and “supply” savings in the way space and furniture are planned and managed over time.