I've been reading random horror articles about the new "open office" trend, sometimes referred to as "benching." Some companies are opting to re-format their office layouts from traditional partitioned workstations to vast, wall-less open spaces where you can see co-workers 200 feet away.
But according to articles from Time, Forbes and the Washington Post, trendy "open offices" have been a disaster. Have you worked in an open office? What was it like?