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Use Gartner's Workspace Integration Model to Impact Worker Productivity

Published: 11 April 2016

ID: G00301670

Analyst(s): Ken Dulaney


The individual workspace environment has long been described by discrete physical locations. Today's worker expects to work anytime, anywhere, making the workspace a fluid concept. IT leaders responsible for workspace configuration can use the workspace model to help optimize technology investments.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Definition of WSI
  • An Example — Using WSI to Define a Huddle Room
  • The Bigger Picture
  • How to Use This Model
    • Developing the Optimum Work Environment
    • Determining the Optimum Workspace Configuration


  • Appendix 1: Workplace vs. Workspace
  • Appendix 2: Reduction in Formal Office Workspace, 1994 — 2014

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