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The same practice, now strengthened with a broader range of related expertise.

For four decades, DEGW has guided organizations on the relationships between people and the design of physical place to enhance organizational performance. This tradition continues on a wider platform, as DEGW becomes the Strategy Plus practice at AECOM.

Strategy Plus is a new practice at AECOM that joins together the strategy consultants of DEGW with AECOM’s planners, interior designers, architects and building engineers. From insight to implementation, Strategy Plus enables clients to evaluate and optimize their performance—from the policies that shape their workforce to the buildings and spaces where work is conducted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Here are some links to what we are reading around here. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook!

The New Office
Oculus. By Richard Staub
Latest Game Theory: Mixing Work and Play
Wall Street Journal. By Rachel Emma Silverman
American Firms Now Embrace Design, But They’re Aging Fast. What’s Next?
Fastco Design. By Robert Fabricant
Goodbye, Knowledge Workers. Hello, Insight Workers!
bigthink.com. By Megan Erickson
How to Make Working at Home Work for You
New York Times. By Alina Tugend
WORKTECH 11 West Coast: Where Will I Work
Workspace Design Magazine. By Isabel Dewhurst-Marks
Google boosts London’s Silicon Roundabout
BBC News. By Rory Cellan-Jones
20 Tips for Ideation Excellence
InnovationManagement.se. By Gijs van Wulfen
For Bloomberg, Waste Mars Another Digital Project
New York Times. By Dan Halbfinger

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Here are some links to what we are reading around here. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter!

Top 10 Cures for the Virtual Meeting Headache
Meeting + Events Magazines. By Bryant Rice, Director, DEGW North America
AECOM Wins International Competition for Master Plan for Rio 2016 Olympic Park
International Business Times. By Kelly Minner
Standing Desks Are on the Rise
Wall Street Journal. By Jim Carlton
Employees Expect More Collaborative Space
FM World

In early 2010, DEGW hired a new director, Bryan Croeni, and set up shop in Seattle, WA. Bryan came to us from Perkins + Will where he was a senior consulting specialist. Since joining us, he’s been concentrating on leading DEGW’s consulting work in pharmaceutical and life sciences on the West Coast and has been developing our national change management service further.

Bryan’s a registered and LEED-accredited architect with a background in large-scale project management and strategic planning, and a resume packed with senior level positions at a variety of firms. We asked him a few questions so you could get to know him better.
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