The experience of ThirdPlace.com portal at #SmartCityExpo Congress (2011 nov)
“Third Place: A social network for mobile workers” Barcelona, 29th November to 2nd December 2011Ramon Costa-i-Pujol.Business Productivity Advisor. MICProductivityramonc@micproductivity.comAssociate Professor. EADArcosta@eada.edu
Mobile Worker & „Teleworker‟ & Flexible Offices• Mobile Worker • Traveling Worker (50%) • Campus Worker ( 30% ) • Day extender (20% )• Teleworker / Telecommuter • Remote (80% of time) • Ad hoc : 2/3 days at month • Regular : 2/3 days by week • New office spaces • The enhanced collaboration room • The mixer • The situation room • Visitor parking • Closed worspaces • Studio…
Working at third Place“….Third places take their rank from the idea that "daily life, in order to be relaxed and fulfilling,must find its balance in three realms of experience: 1) home; 2) work; and 3) social life”…“Third places are informal gathering places in which people gather between home and “work(Ray Oldenburg) Mobile worker needs: third places to work • What is the closest place to work with my laptop? • Can I charge the battery? • Would it be possible to find a place to make a call with a minimum silence? • Will I have wireless connectivity? • Will I can do a meeting with several people?