Insights

  • July 28, 2021

    2021 Campus Facilities Inventory Report

    Forecasting Trends

    Learn more about the 2021 Campus Facilities Inventory, a revealing survey of 88 higher-education institutions across the country who shared data on their buildings, as well as recent and planned changes to their facilities.

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  • July 2, 2021

    Summer 2021 Conference Preview

    brightspot Culture

    This summer we have a great lineup of conference workshops where we hope to connect with you!

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  • June 24, 2021

    Space Changes on the Post-Pandemic Campus

    Forecasting Trends

    How will campuses change post-pandemic? Based on roundtable discussions and interviews with dozens of colleges and universities, read about 12 detailed changes coming soon to a campus near you.

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  • June 16, 2021

    Lessons Learned from COVID-19

    Advising Leaders

    In this post, we share what library, student affairs, and campus architect leaders all agreed went well over the past year, what they would have changed, and what they all agreed is needed in order to move forward.

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  • June 3, 2021

    Cracking the Code to Workplace Productivity

    Designing Experiences

    Workplaces are tools for productivity, made up of hardware and software. While designing exciting and beautiful offices has received a lot of attention in recent years, the most successful workplaces are the result of investment not only in designing the built environment but also the services, norms, and culture necessary to unlock the productive potential of the workplace.

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  • June 1, 2021

    Hear From Students Directly About Their Experiences With Technology

    Designing Experiences, Webinar

    Hear directly from three students about their experiences with technology during the pandemic.

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  • May 25, 2021

    Knoll Whitepaper: Flexible Workspaces in Higher Education Settings

    Designing Experiences

    As part of their Hybrid Work Discussion Series, Knoll convened workplace leaders across North America for peer-to-peer discussion around the changing workplace and the impacts of Covid-19. Download the whitepaper to learn more.

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  • May 25, 2021

    The Employee Experience Canvas

    Designing Experiences

    Diagnose the current and design the future experience of your employees by holistically and intentionally considering the different touchpoints that make up their experience using brightspot's Employee Experience Canvas.

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  • May 6, 2021

    Workstyles: A Versatile Tool to Forecast Space and Service Needs

    Designing Experiences

    Workstyles integrate quantitative and qualitative information about users to enable planners and designers to forecast the variety and scales of user needs with more certainty. This article explains what workstyles are and how to develop and apply them to space and service design projects.

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  • April 9, 2021

    Five Ways to Increase Student Success

    Designing Experiences

    How can colleges and universities increase the success of their students? In this post, brightspot and Double Line define student success, identify common tech challenges you might be facing behind the scenes, and identify five evidence-based strategies to increase success.

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