As the number of new cases of those infected with COVID-19 continues to climb, so does the uncertainty of the days ahead. Mandatory work-from-home policies are being rolled out by companies both large and small around the world.
How do businesses turn an office-run company into a virtual one overnight? What does this new way of doing business look like?
Hurdles With Remote Work
Lack of communication and miscommunication is often the leading cause of many failures, downfalls, and conflicts in the workplace. Communication can be challenging when face to face, but the chance for miscommunication increases exponentially when there’s distance involved.
How do we overcome this communication hurdle when there are entire departments working from home?
Although there are numerous people who successfully WFH (work from home) daily, there are many for whom it is a new experience. This way of working can be a challenge for those who are used to the hustle and bustle of an office atmosphere. Some need the watchful eye of a supervisor, while others require the camaraderie of fellow co-workers to prevent a feeling of isolation.
Digital EDGE offers solutions that will keep your business rolling along seamlessly as the world navigates these unpredictable waters over the coming months. In today’s day and age, technology like video conferencing provides many of the tools required to ensure that working remotely is successful.
Bringing the team together is essential to ensure the success of remote work, and Video conferencing provides the perfect avenue to do this while keeping the germs at home.
There are multiple solutions out there. For example, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams,and Zoom are a few that can enhance productivity in a virtual environment. Each solution has its advantages, but selecting the right one to fill your needs can be daunting. Digital EDGE media has years of experience tailoring custom solutions for our clients.