Before the pandemic, capturing your users’ experience was simple because just about everyone was in the office, and you had traditional on-premises systems in place. Nowadays, remote work and hybrid access and usage patterns are much more varied. Work hours, 24×7 availability, collaboration, networking, hybrid, etc. all lead to difficulties in understanding employee Digital Experience.
The advantages of the hybrid & remote work model have been documented for some time now, and for many organizations the pandemic was the final push needed to start making the transition. Once these companies offered remote work for the first time, they had an opportunity to see firsthand how valuable it could be for their organizations. Who wouldn’t want to pay for less office space, and enjoy considerably lower operational overhead?
The formula of teleworking, extended among many companies from the phenomenon of Confinement, caused by the pandemic, has given rise to a new model of labor relations. A system already called “hybrid” because it combines teleworking with conventional physical presence.
If you’re working remotely or managing remote teams, high latency can be a frustrating issue to deal with. High latency, also known as lag, is the delay between when a user inputs a command and when the server responds. High latency can make remote work slow and inefficient, making it difficult to get work done. Here are some things you can try to fix high latency for a remote user.
Challenges & Solutions Now that the world is reopening again from the pandemic, many employees are reluctant to go back to the office, preferring the convenience of work-from-home. To retain these employees, many organizations are adopting a compromise: hybrid work. In this setup, employees go to the office a few days a week, then report virtually from home for the rest.
Scottish essayist Thomas Carlyle may not have been thinking about remote working tools for software development teams when he wrote, “Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools, he is nothing; with tools, he is all”. However, the statement is apt in this age of the internet with hundreds of thousands now working from remote locations. The statement is especially true for team leaders charged with the herculean task of managing remote software development teams.
As a remote worker, you might have to give presentations to your colleagues or your customers in the office. These presentations are usually made to demonstrate or explain something. As such, it is crucial that you not only make your presentation exciting but also easy to understand. A good presentation can help you make an impact, but a bad one will leave people confused or even uninterested in what you have to say. Here are some of the tools that will help improve your presentation skills.
Prior to the pandemic, remote work was rare. Although some software development companies hired remote workers, the trend was mostly scoffed at until the pandemic revolutionized the nature of work. A growing body of researchers have studied the prevalence of remote work among software developers.
Hybrid work has made Synthetic Monitoring vastly more important because in this home environment – devices can be unpredictable and hence impact employee productivity.