2008 Industry Excellence Award Winners
First Annual Industry Excellence Award Winners Announced for 2008
With industry excellence described as a management practice and work process that leads to world-class, superior performance and delivers a desired, measurable and sustained result, the Industry Excellence Award made its debut with its first winners at the San Diego Summit on Monday, 5 May 2008.
Four nominations were selected as winners of the 2008 award.
Cushman & Wakefield:
Discovery Communications Platinum LEED Certification
Discovery Communication's management team embraced Cushman & Wakefield's recommendation to pursue LEED certification, leading to the achievement of the Platinum certification for an existing building as well as an ENERGY STAR rating by the EPA of 90% for the fourth quarter, 2007.
Space Utilization Service - Reliable Measurement of Workspace Utilization
Herman Miller, in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard developed the Space Utilization Service, a service process, product, and a decision support tool that identifies "what seat is being sat on and when", providing reliable data to analyze worker type and space usage patterns for more efficient occupancy alternatives.
Gensler / Hewlett Packard:
HP Workplace Transformation Global Design Guidelines
HP and Gensler created a process resulting in a new guideline that articulates a forward thinking, global workplace proposition with a positive triple bottom line affect. The Guideline's innovation is its development of a vision-led, motivating, and actionable approach to an extremely complex problem.
Jones Lang LaSalle / Motorola:
Motorola iWork Program Supported by Jones Lang LaSalle iPlan Tool
Motorola's iWork, a program to position its workplace as a benefit in terms of savings, flexibility and space utilization; employee productivity, satisfaction and talent retention is enabled by Jones Lang LaSalle's innovative iPlan software tool that turns occupancy data into RE solutions by generating automated work profiles for individuals and business units.
2008 Award Judges
Special thanks to the judges who selected the winners from an impressive group of nominations!
• Mike Webber, Microsoft
• Chris Kane, BBC Property
• Peter Fordyce, Group GSA
• Joel Ratekin, Ratekin Consulting, LLC
• Lynda Ward, Jones Lang LaSalle