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JLL and GoSpace AI team up for workspace occupancy management software

George Sell Uploaded 03 February 2021: US/UK: JLL and GoSpace AI, a provider of workplace and occupancy management artificial intelligence (AI) software, are joining forces "to transform how occupancy is supported in the post-pandemic, hybrid workplace".

JLL says its technologies and workplace solutions, coupled with GoSpace’s Artificially Intelligent Dynamic Resource Allocation engine (AIDRATM), create "a dynamic occupancy planning and management offering featuring the most advanced space optimisation capability in the industry".

“We’re excited to have JLL as our primary sales and delivery partner for medium and large enterprises, combining GoSpace AI capabilities with JLL’s industry-leading occupancy planning and management solutions, to tackle the challenges occupancy planners face in today’s continuously shifting environment,” said Bruce Davison, CEO of GoSpace AI.

JLL’s micro supply demand methodology leverages AIDRATM to expand and contract office and footprint needs on a real-time basis, with an integrated view on the demand for space. The combination of several JLL technologies with AIDRA will "activate dynamic zones, rather than static space assignments, an approach which grows or shrinks based on the ever-changing number of occupants coming into the physical workplace".

Once fully implemented, for single locations or an entire portfolio, the solution will integrate a dynamic employee-facing reservation management capability that will help them request space assignments that can vary daily.

This enables employees to collaborate effortlessly with colleagues and allows occupancy planners to manage the number of people in an area. It will also capture accurate utilisation data in a non-capital-intensive manner to identify space optimisation, maintenance and energy cost saving opportunities. This program will be executed through three key, digital components: utilising AI-harvested data; running daily simulations to manage dynamic zones; and presenting smart space reservations autonomously.

“The output of AIDRA, coupled with JLL’s current occupancy platform, will be a highly optimised space driven by the confluence of efficiency and effectiveness,” said Daniel Kirschner, JLL’s global lead for portfolio products. “This integration sets up the framework to enable our clients to migrate from static location management to a next-generation, ‘always-on’ portfolio solution, enabling smarter real estate decision-making."

Cynthia Kantor, chief product officer at JLL Corporate Solutions, said: “The pandemic has accelerated the demand for enhanced technology solutions in the workplace. By staying agile in the ever-evolving, post-pandemic environment, we can reimagine a workplace that enhances human performance, improves space utilisation and remains resilient.”

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