Multiple factors have been driving companies to adopt remote working policies for some time before the pandemic, and the realisation of this demand has been enabled by the evolution of connectivity. Faster internet speeds, secure networks and the advent of 5G have provided the reliable foundation on which to base business collaboration. Features such as HD video conferencing, secure file sharing and call flip provide the mobility for employees to collaborate from anywhere.
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Enabled by technology, the evolution of workplace roles leads to the untethering of workers from their desks, as increasing numbers of tasks can be completed remotely. The practical benefits such as cost savings, access to a wider talent pool, mobility, greater productivity and efficiency make resistance to the shift counterintuitive.
The world has been forever changed by the COVID-19 crisis, and working from home has quickly gone from being a possibility to an essential. Traditionally, the demand for remote working comes from employees seeking a better work/life balance and greater control of their lives, but upon entering the new decade and experiencing a radical overhaul of workplace philosophy, it is fundamental for organisations to be adopting a digital working mindset, and harnessing technology tools to drive remote success.