Alternative Workplace Strategy
Work+ is the University of Minnesota’s alternative workplace strategy program. A partnership between the Office of Human Resources, Office of Information Technology and University Services, Work+ is an integrated program that will enable colleges and units to redesign their workplace to include variety of spaces and technology tools that will support their future needs, along with the training necessary to use them effectively. Work+ empowers employee efficiency, productivity and satisfaction by offering more nimble spaces and technology that enable collaboration and adapt easily to operational and technological changes.
How people work is changing rapidly, driven largely by technology. But the university’s space portfolio has been inflexible and expensive to adapt. Work+ is a gateway to a new culture of flexibility and choice. It is not a cookie-cutter program that forces people into spaces that could be the wrong fit. The goal is to holistically provide people with the flexibility, spaces, technology and training to support their workstyle.