Month: February 2018

Project Spotlight: The science of collaboration

The Request: Redesign neuroscience labs and office spaces to encourage collaboration, provide greater flexibility and maximize productivity. The Challenge: Before this renovation, lab members were assigned to “box labs” that accommodated two to three occupants with one office and two open workstations. This dated structure encouraged a silo work philosophy with little space for inter-lab collaboration or teamwork. The client… Read More

Making the Effort to Have a Good Balance Between Work and Life is Important

By Gary K. Pino, FMP, SFP Having just come back from a week long vacation in Daytona Beach, Florida, with my wife and daughter, and witnessing the Tesla Space launch, I don’t have to tell you how important it is to take advantage of scheduling time away to relax and enjoy your well-deserved vacation time.  After suffering from a long… Read More

The Power of US

By: Amanda Medlen With the Olympics in full swing, in tandem with some recent research and reading that I found myself in, I am strengthening and building upon my already strong beliefs in the power of teamwork. In this short 55 second video, entitled “How teamwork is the greatest asset at the Olympics,” it talks about the power of individuality… Read More

Likes, Shares, & Tweets-Oh My!

By Lindsay Ferro   Social media in the workplace is sometimes frowned upon, but studies show that it can actually be beneficial in many ways. Here at IDO, we have a business Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIN account that many of the staff uses to share project highlights, employee recognition, professional connections, informative blogs, industry events, and some of our day-to-day… Read More