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Hybrid work - Part tech and part culture

Prior to the pandemic, the notion of hybrid work was foreign and in most cases was for the “exceptional situation”. There used to be a small group of remote workers who weren’t near the office, and the road-warriors who were rarely in the office. On average though, working in the office was the norm. Beginning in 2020, there were headlines, articles, research, and statistics on how hybrid work is here to stay.


Martello Garners Top Marks for Proactive Microsoft Teams Monitoring Tool

The abrupt transition to remote work that has occurred over the past few years has caused Microsoft Teams to become an indispensable application for many companies. As such, it is absolutely imperative to make sure that Teams users have a good experience, particularly with regard to call quality. Herein lies the problem. Although Microsoft has provided some rudimentary tools that can be used for user experience monitoring, those integrated tools are inadequate for enterprise use.


Intelligently Monitor Your Work From Home Infrastructure for Business Continuity

Working remotely has become the norm globally for businesses, specifically in regards to IT. Many companies have offices spread throughout the world, decentralized employees or contractors, or simply have a flexible work from home (WFH) policy. Remote work is an aspect of digital transformation that is often left out of conversations when it comes to ensuring business continuity and driving growth, despite research indicating that everything will continue to push towards hybrid work environments.


How to Keep Your System Visible in the Age of Remote Working

Monitoring IT infrastructure and services has always been an essential IT prerequisite. However, your IT monitoring system and security measures need to upgrade with an exponential increase in the number of remote users post-pandemic. For instance, consider this: At the end of a work day, you are notified that one of your critical services has gone down. But the problem is that five teams support different processes of that service.


10 Free and Open-source Apps for Remote Workers

Free and open-source apps for remote workers provide an alternative to costly and often less transparent commercial software. Many incredible free and open-source applications can significantly improve your remote work experience. Open-source applications are programs that you can run, modify, and redistribute for any purpose. Such applications are public, and everyone has access to their source code. These apps and software are commonly referred to as FOSS.


4 steps to optimize a hybrid work environment

Work is no longer a place. It’s an activity that can and does happen anywhere. As such, it’s given rise to hybrid work, which combines the collaborative atmosphere offices provide with the perks of working remotely. This model gives employees flexibility in their workdays and better work-life balance. It also has the potential to positively affect diversity, equity, and inclusion, according to McKinsey.


Digital Dexterity Enhances Remote and Hybrid Work

The leap to remote work happened nearly overnight with the pandemic, and it’s clear that hybrid work and digital dexterity is the way of the future. As a result of this shift in the way we work, companies have invested in new technologies to adapt to the growing remote world, with 69% of companies planning to increase their investment in digital tools even more in 2022. Additionally, over 90% of businesses strive to implement hybrid work environments.


Improving Information Security in the Age of Remote Work

Remote work has become popular among employees. 74% of workers say they would be less inclined to leave a company if they could work from home. No commuting, better work-life balance, greater flexibility, and increased motivation attract employees to telecommuting. Although companies offer remote work, data security concerns them. Employees might use unsecured wifi networks, leave their computers and laptops unattended, or carry confidential documents to public locations.


Make Your Hybrid Work Model Successful with Digital Experience Monitoring

According to a new study, the hybrid work model reduces attrition by a third. As the pandemic shifted work to remote, with some companies going fully remote work for over two years, many organizations are looking to continue to allow hybrid work environments. In 2022, more than 90% of midsize companies plan to implement a hybrid work structure. One of our customers practices this model and is always interested to know what new features can enhance the digital experience of their distributed workforce.