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For many, workplace is taken for granted. It’s time it was given more attention. Workplace Matters provides fresh perspectives on the cultural, spatial and technological aspects of our workplaces, through thought-provoking conversations with fascinating folk who design, create, manage and work in them.
||Clean20. The workplace value chain and mental rebuilding™ | Per Feldthaus||Per Feldthaus, Global Head of Workplace Management and Design at Signal Architects, joins Ian for the third and final part of the Workplace Matters Danish workplace mini-feature. Signal is a practice whose interest isn’t in buildings per se, ...||15 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19. Exploring future work scenarios | Jeff Saunders||Jeff Saunders, Director at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies, joins Ian for part 2 of the Workplace Matters Danish workplace mini-feature. CIFS, who have been around since the 60s, recently completed a seven-year six book collaboration wit...||24 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18. Sticky workplaces and future services | Peter Ankerstjerne||Peter Ankerstjerne, former long-standing Chief Marketing Officer of global facility services provider ISS, joins Ian for part 1 of our Workplace Matters Danish workplace mini-feature. The discussion goes under the bonnet of the global facility servi...||4 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17. The Elemental Workplace | Neil Usher||Workplace author, blogger and executive consultant Neil Usher joins Ian again on the day of his book launch, and also the day the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) announce their proposal to become the Institute of Workplace and Faci...||12 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16. Metacast #1 pt.2 | Simon Iatrou, Will Easton, James Pinder & Ian Ellison||We're back with part 2 of the inaugural Workplace Matters Metacast, where Ian and James from 3edges are joined by i-FM.net editor Simon Iatrou and independent workplace specialist Will Easton, to explore workplace issues through non-workplace podcas...||18 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15. Metacast #1 pt.1 | Simon Iatrou, Will Easton, James Pinder & Ian Ellison||We’ve got something different for you this time - the first ever Workplace Matters Metacast. It’s a round table discussion between four podcast geeks: 3edges co-founders James Pinder and Ian Ellison, editor at i-FM.net Simon Iatrou, and freelance wo||17 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14. From offices to imaginariums | Antony Slumbers||In this episode Ian is joined by Antony Slumbers, history of art graduate-cum-proptech entrepreneur, futurist and digital advocate. In a wide ranging discussion, Antony explains why the only option for business success is to embrace our digital fut...||30 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13. “It’s bigger than FM … Workplace is enormous” | Julie Kortens & Vic O’Farrell||Ian chats with the sparkling Julie Kortens and Vic O’Farrell about the relationship between facilities management and workplace, what they’ve been up to since leaving the BIFM Board, and their fantastic ‘Choice, Chance, Change’ event on 23 Novem||7 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12. Put down the IoT – time for some workplace humanity | Perry Timms||How long?! Trust us, it’s a cracker… In this episode Ian chats with transformational HR guru Perry Timms about next-stage organisations (after Frederic Laloux, Ricardo Semler etc.) and the often misunderstood people power of workplace. Proof that wo||4 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11. Humans versus machines? It’s complicated…! | Kerstin Sailer||How good is the workplace information we rely on? In this episode Ian is in conversation with Kerstin Sailer from The Bartlett at UCL and co-founder of Brainybirdz, promoting scientific thinking in workspace design. It’s a cerebral counterpoint to the||30 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10. People analytics and digital ethics | Ben Waber||Is the future of HR, IT and FM at the mercy of people data analytics? This episode Ian speaks with Ben Waber, ex of MIT and CEO of Humanyze about their IoT-enabled ‘Moneyball for business’ approach… essential listening. Huge thanks to the British||20 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9. Pioneers, festie dancing and Nando’s | Bee Heller||It’s time for a different workplace angle. This episode Ian chats with Bee from thepioneers.co.uk about their take on leadership and cultural change. Expect much discussion of normal curves, dancing at festies and those much-loved purveyors of PERi-PE||1 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8. The P word, myth-busting and beanbags | Chris Moriarty||Fashionably late, we’re back with season 2 – woot woot! To kick things off again, Ian is joined by the inimitable Chris Moriarty from Leesman. Expect soap box moments galore as Chris offers myth-busting perspectives on activity-based working, millen||22 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7. 3edges review #1 | James Pinder & Jill Fortune||3edges partners James and Jill join Ian to discuss the podcast so far. From deep within their desk-free top secret underground headquarters, they consider what they’ve learnt and are now thinking about, and where next…||29 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6. Muggles and magic wands | Mark Eltringham||Ian is in conversation with Mark Eltringham, publisher of workplaceinsight.net. With Mark’s gently provocative wit they explore a range of workplace topics, including industry reviews and awards, professional bodies and identity, hypnotism, the prolet||20 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5. The Stoddart Review ‘director’s commentary’ | Polly Plunket||Ian is in conversation with Polly Plunket, programme director of the recently published Stoddart Review. Think of this episode as the director’s commentary to the Review, where you get the all the gen about this incredible team effort to raise the sta||12 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4. Guerrillas, mirrors and Robert Propst pt.2 | Mark Catchlove||Ian and Mark Catchlove continue their extended ‘deep dive’ conversation focusing on Robert Propst and his seminal workplace text from 1968, ‘The office: A facility based on change’, including where it all started to go wrong – the birth of the||7 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3. Guerrillas, mirrors and Robert Propst pt.1 | Mark Catchlove||Ian talks with Mark Catchlove, Director of the Knowledge and Insight Group at Herman Miller. In this first part of an extended ‘deep dive’ conversation, they focus on Robert Propst and his seminal workplace text from 1968, ‘The office: A facility||7 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2. Be excellent to each other | Neil Usher||Ian talks to Neil Usher, Workplace Director at Sky and blogger at workessence.com. They discuss the power of social media to virtually and physically link different organisational disciplines, politics within the workplace profession, the new Sky Centr.||29 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1. Welcome to Workplace Matters | Ian Ellison & James Pinder||In this opening episode, Ian and James talk about the thinking behind Workplace Matters, what they mean by ‘workplace’ and their passion for podcasts. Ian’s daughter also makes a guest appearance.||24 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Loving your work
Well done on getting the podcast out consistently in the first few weeks. I come to it from an OD and leadership perspective but have really enjoyed the various vantage points of your contributors so far.A real mix of views expertly handled by an ever enthusiastic and passionate host. Keep up the good work and stay passionate!
A really good start and a much needed filling to the workplace podcast gap! Great scope of subjects and approaches in the first few episodes can’t wait for more. Helps my poor brain think! Mind how you go.
Informative and entertaining
In the world of workplace issues, this podcasts gives views on current thinking from influential industry players, whilst providing the long term perspective and overall context. Its informal, entertaining style makes it ideal podcast material!