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38 Collaborative Workplace Innovations

From Free Office Chat Apps to Corporate Wine Tours

— April 26, 2016 — Business
These collaborative workplace innovations range from open concept office designs to corporate wine tour events. Standouts include team-building events that encourage staff members to bond in the great outdoors while ditching their digital devices. The rising popularity of niche digital detox experiences is reflective of employers' desire to strengthen team relationships while reducing the prevalence of screen time -- something that often takes over the lives of modern professionals.

When examining products in the interior design realm, collaborative office furnishings round off this list. While examples like cocooned chair concept encourage communication among co-workers, open concept office interiors make sharing ideas easier among large groups.

Those with a flair for competition can build stronger staff relationships by engaging in a fitness-themed team building event like an archery or laser tag experience while those with a flair for creativity can try their hand at a maker space or team-focused culinary workshop.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Remote Video Conferencing Tools
Remote Video Conferencing Tools
This Tool Allows Helps Users Hold Remote Conference Meetings
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37
Coworker-Connecting Apps
Coworker-Connecting Apps
The LinkedIn Lookup Business Platform Lets You Search Skills and People
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36
Educational Workplace Initiatives
Educational Workplace Initiatives
Apple's Employee Programs Encourage the Testing of New Devices
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35
Free Office Chat Apps
Free Office Chat Apps
The 'WeChat Enterprise' App Helps Employees Communicate with One Another
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34
Business Connectivity Suites
Business Connectivity Suites
Skrumble is a Business Communication Solution for Brands of All Kinds
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33
Collaborative Conference Boards
Collaborative Conference Boards
The MC Square is a Modular White Board, Ideal for Cooperative Work
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32
Archetypal Improvement Workshops
Archetypal Improvement Workshops
'Deeper Discovery' is a Developmental Program for Small Groups
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31
Connected Conference Gadgets
Connected Conference Gadgets
Huawei's DP300 Desktop Presence System is Ideal for Video Calls
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30
Bond-Strengthening Wineries
Bond-Strengthening Wineries
The Mountain Winery Offers Corporate Team-Building Activities
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29
Team-Building Food Services
Team-Building Food Services
The Foodee Platform is Designed Specifically for Employee Dining
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28
Creative Workshops Cafes
Creative Workshops Cafes
Paint Cabin is a Coffee Shop by Day, Creative Makerspace by Night
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27
Outdoor Team Adventures
Outdoor Team Adventures
Trend Hunter Visited an Eco Retreat for Fun Team-Building Activities
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26
Professional Messaging Apps
Professional Messaging Apps
Caliber is a Business App to Connect Colleagues and New Contacts
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25
Conceptual Headquarter Campuses
Conceptual Headquarter Campuses
Trivago's New Jelly Bean Offices Offer an Open-Concept Style
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24
Anonymous Office Communication Apps
Anonymous Office Communication Apps
This System Enables Employees to Make Workplace Suggestions
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23
Artistic Team-Building Events
Artistic Team-Building Events
Anybody Can Get Their Paint on at Public Art Studio Paintlounge
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22
Charitable Bonding Activities
Charitable Bonding Activities
This Charity Bike Build Encourages Team Bonding
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21
Team Pumpkin Carving
Team Pumpkin Carving
This Team-Building Program Caters to Your Halloween-Loving Employees
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20
Team-Building Improv Activities
Team-Building Improv Activities
TeamProv Develops Crucial Skills in a Fun and Challenging Way
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19
Tech-Free Team Building Events
Tech-Free Team Building Events
Digital Detoxing Hosts Unplugged Retreats for Urban Professionals
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18
Corporate Wine Tours
Corporate Wine Tours
Brooklyn Winery Offers Companies a Luxurious Wine-Themed Retreat
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17
Co-Worker Carpooling Apps
Co-Worker Carpooling Apps
The Ride App Aims to Increase Ease of Commuting and Carpooling
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16
Eco Team-Building Initiatives
Eco Team-Building Initiatives
Outeractive Offers Fun and Sustainable Corporate Activities
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15
Collaborative Workflow Software
Collaborative Workflow Software
Huddle Enables Businesses to Share Files In and Outside the Office
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14
Culinary Team Building Competitions
Culinary Team Building Competitions
The Food Truck Challenge is a Modern Workplace Activity
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13
Infinitely Collaborative Office Tables
Infinitely Collaborative Office Tables
This Long Office Table Can Seat 175 Employees
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12
Career-Oriented Dating Apps
Career-Oriented Dating Apps
LinkedIn Creates an Online Dating App Called LinkedUp! App
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11
Office Yoga Programs
Office Yoga Programs
The 'Workplace Yogi' Guides Employees Through Sessions of Yoga at Work
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10
Makerspace Cafe-Bars
Makerspace Cafe-Bars
'Proto Buildbar' is a 3D Printing Lab, Electronic Workshop and Bar
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9
Double-Seater Chairs
Double-Seater Chairs
This Chair for Two by Alexander Bennett Increases Office Flexibility
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8
Collaborative Workplace Furniture
Collaborative Workplace Furniture
These Designs are Intended to Enhance Office Teamwork
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7
Digitized Immersive Offices
Digitized Immersive Offices
This Office Provides a Hands-On Brand Experiences Center
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6
Eco Team-Building Retreats
Eco Team-Building Retreats
Long Point Eco Adventures Offers Skill-Building Activities & Adventure
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5
Remodeled Co-Working Spaces
Remodeled Co-Working Spaces
This Collaborative Office is Located in a Former Battery Factory
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4
Blackboard Workspace Decor
Blackboard Workspace Decor
Evernote App's California Office Encourages Collaborative Thinking
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3
Open-Plan Office Furniture
Open-Plan Office Furniture
This Communal Furniture Was Designed for Employees Using Laptops
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2
Creative Makerspace Facilities
Creative Makerspace Facilities
The Shop is a Creative Studio Combining Crafts, Ceramics & Woodwork
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1
Cafe-Inspired Tech Offices
Cafe-Inspired Tech Offices
This San Francisco Office Takes Its Design Cues from Coffee Shops
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