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Your Flexible Workspace Business – Driven by Data

By Lucy Allen | July 12, 2019

While more operators enter the market and competition heats up, what does this mean for existing operators and seasoned players? They must compete harder than ever before and keep a sharp eye on core business metrics that determine their success. The coworking industry is experiencing a growth of national and international brands expanding to their…

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GWA: What not to leave in Vegas

By Amanda Fanoun | October 7, 2016

This year’s GWA brought together new members, new vendors and old friends under the bright lights of Sin City. We’re taking a stand against the cliché whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. We took it all with us and want to share our 10 key takeaways from this year’s 30th Annual GWA Conference.  …

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We’re ten years in, but the journey has just begun

By Amanda Fanoun | October 6, 2016

Wow! 10 years. It’s been an incredible ride so far. From the days of Bryn, Barry and me crawling under desks to patch our first customer, to creating JEFF to do the hard work for us. Opening up in New York City to acquiring Hubcreate and the recent release of Occupie, the time has just…

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GWA 2016: Workspaces Can Learn a Lot From Vegas

By Amanda Fanoun | October 5, 2016

After a successful week at GWA 2016 in Las Vegas, it’s time to reflect. Not about the amount of money lost at the tables but about what it takes to be a successful workspace operator. This year there was a lot of discussion around how to monetize services and provide upsell and cross-sell opportunities in…

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The Naked Truth: Wireless Versus Wired

By David Kinnaird | September 13, 2016

Flexible workspace industry veteran, workspace management software expert and COO of essensys, David Kinnaird, shares the facts, figures and recommendations for flexible workspace operators: Always-on connectivity has given people and devices the ability to connect to the cloud from wherever they are and regardless of what they’re doing. The network is now the computer, pushing much…

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The office environment of the future is here

By Amanda Fanoun | September 12, 2016

Reliable and high performing technology is the cornerstone of a successful workspace according to essensys, which has developed a platform for workspace companies that is on demand; anywhere in the world. Gloria Lombardi interviews essensy’ Chief Marketing Officer Stephen Eveleigh in Marginalia, to find out more. Flexible workspaces are flourishing and to a large degree…

The Young Collaborators: How to Create the Right Coworking Conditions for Tomorrow’s Leaders

By Amanda Fanoun | September 11, 2016

In their vision of tomorrow’s office, some futurists might be doing the younger generation a disservice. Millennials are more sociable than you might think. Quick to label them the digital natives that favour online communication tools and remote working options, there is a danger that we miss a key ingredient – people. From our experience,…

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International Coworking Week: Universal Appeal

By Amanda Fanoun | August 10, 2016

This week is International Coworking week and in observance, we’ve put together a past, present and future snapshot of the most important topics to keep you in the know. Where did Coworking come from? Everyone’s talking about it: Coworking is the new way to work. Understanding its origins – even ever so briefly – will…

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Carr Workplaces chooses essensys to deliver technology services at its centers

By Amanda Fanoun | August 1, 2016

NEW YORK, 7 July 2016 essensys, the leading technology provider to the flexible workplace industry, has been selected by Carr Workplaces to deliver their workspace management platform and a technology upgrade to the operator’s existing infrastructure in order to enable increased efficiencies and accommodate their continuing growth.   David Kinnaird, President of essensys North America,…

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