Office Space Shrinking… Good for Agility?

In my monthly magazine subscription to INC. this April’s edition had some interesting reads. One of which stated that based on Sphere Trending from Inforum, it looks like office space is getting smaller and smaller as the years progress.

This could be one of many reasons:

  • We’re going back to factory-style work values (i.e. we’re just cogs)
  • A loss of value of personal space…
  • Management value is diminishing…
  • Real estate costs and corporate budgets for offices…
  • Or… that working closely together in an agile-like fashion is vogue…

Probably it’s none of the above! — We’ve written a lot about open offices and office space before below:

What do you think?

Author: peter

Peter Saddington is an Organizational Scientist and Certified Scrum Trainer. You can find him at

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