Zero Net Energy – The Future of Buildings

Used interchangeably, zero net energy or net zero energy building, meets its annual energy consumption through production of an equal amount of renewable energy on-site, thereby reducing the use of non-renewable energy resources. Zero net energy buildings contribute significantly lesser greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. That being the case, many residential and commercial buildings are […]

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Retail Rebooted – Evolution of Shopping Mall Technology

Venice is the perfect place for a phase of art to die. No other city on earth embraces entropy quite like this magical floating mall. – Jerry Saltz, Pulitzer prize nominee Quite like what has been said, technology has brought forth a change in culture and blunted the rich traditional aspects of how shopping should […]

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Integrating Technology and Human Resources at the Workplace

Technological disruption has changed the way we work today. In this digitally connected environment, collaboration, communication and innovation are key to success of any business venture; and HR is the driving force behind this knowledge transformation. HR needs to maintain an equilibrium between managing employee expectations and business objectives. On one hand, businesses require HR […]

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Open Offices – A Boon or A Bane?

  Open offices have been synonymous with flexibility, communication and collaboration. However, they are slowly losing their purpose and possibly the very thing they intended to accomplish, especially due to ever increasing complaints from employees about noise and clutter. As the saying goes “One size doesn’t fits all,” it just maybe true in the case […]

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