Creating Space for Making in the Workplace

Mar 10, 2017 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm CT
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Creating Space for Making in the Workplace


Companies around the world are creating room for physical making in the workplace, for employees to get their hands dirty with screen printing, woodworking, circuitry, and more. But what does physical making have to do with building better products? Are these spaces a distraction or can they have a lasting impact on business and culture?
This panel brings together creatives from Pinterest, Nike, and IBM, to discuss how spaces like this come to be, why they exist, and how they're changing the modern workplace.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Workplace
Level: Beginner