August 12 2019
What does co-working offer to the Indian business landscape?
Shared spaces provide the perfect opportunity for forming
symbiotic business relationships and networking.
Here, it is possible to meet
people from diverse backgrounds, discuss new ideas, and collaborate with free
from different industries.
Part of a larger community
This same interaction shows individuals the vast world
that exists beyond their sphere. This helps them understand
and adjust to changing dimensions of the work world.
The vibrancy and diversity that each
individual brings into the co-working spaces creates an ecosystem of ideas
The right balance
Working within a set environment, with the same set of
people, and following the same procedures can sometimes
narrow one’s perspective .
Being part of a shared environment allows individuals to
collaborate, get exposure to new ideas, different ways of working
without letting go of their independence.
The freewheeling freelancers
A fair chunk of the people utilising these office spaces
are freelancers who want the freedom and flexibility to operate from
Shared spaces offer them a professional work setup without the actual hassle of
owning or renting it out.
Meeting rooms for interacting with clients in a
professional setting beats a coffee shop.An inspiring work environment, ready
the latest technological support are some reasons that make co-working spaces
so attractive to
The business of travel
The same works for business travellers too. Not every
business or company has an office where its clients are. At such times,
a professional business centre to bank on is critical. And the appeal of
getting the same levels of service in
different cities is undeniable.
Webinar and conferencing facilities
Unrestrained internet connectivity and efficient tech
support are the basic requirements for conducting a successful
seminar or VC, which freelancers don’t have access to from home or coffee shops. That’s where
shared spaces come in
with their superior internet connections and tech-enabled
VC options. Besides,of course providing the ambience to create
the right first
Benefits for MNCs
As multinational companies expand into newer markets,
they can consider working out of shared office spaces.
Such set-ups make more
business sense as they can be customised.
They also require low security
deposits and minimal effort for administration and facilities management.
The tech-savvy peeps
The entire world, literally and figuratively, is in
the palm of one’s hands nowadays, thanks to smart phones and mobile apps.
Co-working spaces have been smart to catch up with this trend and offer apps
that enable freelancers and businesses
to book shared office spaces and meeting
rooms on the go and in real-time.