Overcoming Lockdown Limitations
The company CEO and executive team were regularly interviewed remotely by various news outlets about the company’s response to the pandemic. The web conferencing platforms used for the interviews lacked the fidelity the CEO desired, so he set out to improve the experience for the team, without exposing staff to third party spaces they could not control.
A secondary use of the space was in support of company communications to over 300,000 global employees, so a robust streaming capability was necessary to meet that worldwide consumption requirement.
The 2-week design/build window would also include product procurement. At this point in the pandemic, vendor representatives were working from home with extremely limited factory support, and both holiday shipping schedules and supply chain challenges were notable causes for concern.