Pop Up – Knowledge Work Productivity
‘Pop Up – knowledge work productivity’ project provides new research results, practical methods and measurement tools for developing knowledge work productivity and well-being at work. Knowledge work is analyzed through a work system including physical, virtual, social and emotional environments. This project develops and utilizes participatory Pop up –method for designing and testing new work environments and practices that provides more productive ways of working. In addition, the project develops metrics and measurement tools for analyzing the impacts of new work designs. Mobile devices, sensors and applications are utilized to study fluency and experienced well-being and productivity of knowledge work.
Project’s multidisciplinary team comprises researchers from Tampere University of Technology and Aalto University. The project is carried out in close collaboration with industry partners: Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea, Arkkitehtitoimisto Helamaa&Heiskanen, University Properties of Finland Ltd, Martela and Moodmetric.
The project will be carried out during 2015–2016 and it is a part of Tekes Liideri — Business, Productivity and Joy at Work Programme.
TUT Novi research center: Maiju Vuolle
TUT Human-centered technology: Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila
TUT School of Architecture: Jenni Poutanen
Aalto Virtual and mobile work: Matti Vartiainen
Web page: popupknowledgework.wordpress.com