The needs, demands, and expectations of building occupants have changed. It’s a process that began before the pandemic, and now it has accelerated dramatically, shaping how building users will work, and how the return to the office is managed in the next era.
Honeywell’s recent survey of office workers1 found that 68% of surveyed workers do not feel completely safe in their workspaces and nearly 1 in 4 (23%) of remote workers would consider looking for a new job rather than return to a site that did not implement necessary safety measures. This clearly demonstrates the need for employers and building managers to make their spaces safer for occupants.
Threats such as personal health, safety, and security, as well as disruptive events like protests, civil unrest, and weather can pose significant risk to travelers any time they leave their home or office.
New research from ASIS International and HID Global shows that while most organizations desire to unify physical and logical access control, technical and organizational challenges prevent them from doing so.
For organizations choosing to implement or expand an IP video surveillance system, the ability to efficiently manage video streams and storage is crucial to ensure the best use of the network and reduce costs associated with deploying and operating the system.