Lisa Copland

Chevron | Workplace Change

By Lisa Copland / September 7, 2023 /

Location: Houston, Texas USA

Lisa Copland (Presynct) led a four person change management team for Chevron’s downtown Houston workspace redesign.

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Queensland Government Agency | Workplace Change

By Lisa Copland / September 7, 2023 /

Location: Brisbane

Over 15 months, Presynct successfully transitioned a prominent Government agency’s Brisbane employees to an activity-based working (ABW) environment. It’s a shared space, featuring a choice of settings to support a variety of workstyles and activities. There are no dedicated or assigned seats.

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Private Energy Infrastructure Business | Workplace Change

By Lisa Copland / September 7, 2023 /

Location: Brisbane

Over 15 months, Presynct successfully transitioned the Engergy Infrastructure business’s Brisbane employees (including a 24/7 operations centre) from a fixed desk environment to sharing model (homezoned teams).

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Why undertake a workplace utilisation study

By Lisa Copland / May 11, 2023 /

Understanding how you currently occupy your physical workspace is essential to any workplace strategy. A workplace utilisation study is used as one data point in workplace strategy to determine how often different settings are used. Together with design engagement activities, this data is used to determine the following: Ideal occupancy model: how the organisation will…

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Successfully implementing a workplace change

By Lisa Copland / March 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Successfully implementing a workplace change

Successful organisations are adapting to a workplace model that is flexible and responsive to fluctuations in headcount, project teams and the external changing landscape without having to make drastic changes to the physical office or outlay significant costs. Other drivers for workplace change include improving employee wellbeing, breaking down silos and facilitating better collaboration. Whatever…

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How Presynct is Cracking the Code this International Women’s Day

By Lisa Copland / March 11, 2023 / Comments Off on How Presynct is Cracking the Code this International Women’s Day

At Presynct, we are lucky to work with so many incredible women and advocates for a future where we embrace equity. But further to this we have the privilege to innovate and create meaningful change through our workplace offerings. We asked our Director Lisa Copland and Senior Workplace Consultant Maria Penny to provide their perspective…

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Why use a workplace strategist?

By Lisa Copland / February 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Why use a workplace strategist?

Transitioning to a new way of working involves understanding the occupancy model you will be adopting and identifying the physical, virtual and behavioural changes required to support that model. This is where a workplace strategist comes in.

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What are the benefits of a workplace strategy?

By Lisa Copland / October 20, 2022 / Comments Off on What are the benefits of a workplace strategy?

Each organisation is unique and has their own reasons for change. A well-executed workplace strategy addresses the physical workplace, behaviour and technology and outlines the best solution to improve organisational culture, cost efficiency and innovation.

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What is a workplace strategy?

By Lisa Copland / September 7, 2021 / Comments Off on What is a workplace strategy?

The key to any successful workplace transition is a data-driven strategy. How can you know or get to where you want to be if you do not understand how you are currently operating and what changes are required? At Presynct, the workplace strategy considers six pillars: ideal occupancy model, accommodation planning, concept design, required technology,…

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Tips for managing workplace change

By Lisa Copland / September 4, 2017 / Comments Off on Tips for managing workplace change

A new work environment should never just be about the physical space changes (e.g. from offices to open plan). Truly successful change only occurs where you manage the physical, virtual and behavioural changes needed for people to successfully work in a new space. It should not be thought of as a workspace project – it…

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