The coronavirus pandemic brought seismic change to how and where we work. As a result, our workplaces need to work harder than ever to support hybrid and flexible ways of working and collaboration, that enhance the employee experience, improve business performance and retain brand culture.

By combining data with advanced algorithms, Optima can pinpoint where workplaces are performing well and where there are opportunities for improvement.

Optima - a new perspective on the workplace

Set baselines for workplace performance

Inform workplace design and investment

Create inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplaces

Predict outcomes of workplace change

Inform workplace services provision

Benchmark across 18 sectors


The art of evidence-based decision making

  • How employees interact with the workplace
  • What work-based activities are undertaken
  • How well supported different employee groups feel
  • How the workplace supports productivity and engagement:
  • Inform workplace services provision and investment decisions; predict and track outcomes

The Optima approach


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Research report

The Chameleon Workplace - the evolving relationship between people, technology and the built environment.

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Key information.

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Opinion Piece

The great workplace experiment.

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If you want to know more about how Optima can inform your future workplace design and improve performance, please contact us today.