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5 Remote Working Best Practices and Tips in the Era of Coronavirus Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the world, the need has arisen for workers everywhere to adopt remote working practices wherever possible. Remote working presents many opportunities for both businesses and individuals to make better use of their time and enjoy a more streamlined approach to task delegation. Through the use of specialized software, such goals can be achieved without demanding more of individual team members or managers.


What is the best way to manage virtual teams?

This article concerns itself with explaining in detail the definition of a virtual team, managing a team that operates virtually, what it takes to build a distributed team, and as well manage it effectively, coupled with useful tips and tools for team building taken from examples of successful remote teams. First of all – what is a virtual team?


Remote Work and Data Security: The Human Factor

If you read our earlier blog, you know Egnyte commissioned a study to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted businesses’ ability to maintain data security and governance with a distributed workforce. The results can be found in our inaugural Data Governance Trends Report. The report offers insights into tools that the 400 IT leaders implemented to help weather the abrupt change, but it also explains the human side of data protection and governance in the age of COVID.

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Remote working monitoring: A breach of privacy or a gateway to a work-from-home culture?

One benefit of the lockdown triggered by the coronavirus epidemic has been a renewed enthusiasm for working at home. Forced to let millions of employees work from home to avoid contagion, companies that had been hesitant about taking this step have concluded they can benefit from moving to a remote workforce.

Remote work: 5 killer ideas to boost your team collaboration today

Our relationship with work has been changing very quickly over the past few years. Remote work, which for many people used to be a sporadic benefit, has become a reality. Like we said in another article, in the USA, it is estimated that 33 percent of the American labour force is currently working from home full-time in 2020. But not everything went as expected and the challenges of having crystal clear communication between teams have increased.


Device Upgrades for Work-From-Everywhere Employees Can Save an Hour a Day

As the global pandemic drags on, it has become increasingly clear that companies are planning the next normal of the future of work with a much longer-term view. They have moved from serially extending temporary work-from-home (WFH) arrangements to establishing permanent policies. In the next normal, WFH is being replaced by WFE – work-from-everywhere. During last month’s DXNow customer event, Aternity surveyed over 100 business leaders on their return-to-office plans.


How ITIL 4 Guiding Principles Can Boost Communication in Our WFH Reality

ITIL has established itself as the gold standard of guidelines for service management over the years. And with so many employees working remotely this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the best practices and guiding principles of ITIL 4 are arguably more applicable than ever. The sudden shift to remote work for many organizations has forced teams to increasingly rely on technology and find new ways to convey important messages.


Survey: 47% of IT Professionals Said Quality of User Experience Has Not Suffered Due to Remote Work

Over the summer, we surveyed nearly 400 IT professionals regarding their use of enterprise service management in their organizations. This post highlights some of the survey's key findings, including: For many organizations, this preparation has paid off, with 61% of IT professionals claiming that they are consistently providing the same level of service working remotely, and 47% claiming that their quality of user experience has not suffered because of remote work.


Why the people make Teamwork, Teamwork!

Here at Teamwork we have a very special culture. This is created by the amazing people that work here, they are what make Teamwork a great place to work. Like everyone, 2020 has been a tough year for our employees, dealing with everything from a global pandemic to our companies first ever change program. This year it has been more important than ever to look after our people.

Tanzu Talk: managing remote working, strategy & people

In this episode, Coté is joined by Rick Clark and Sophie Seiwald to discuss management challenges of remote working. You know the drill: everyone has been working from home since the spring, taking away all the advantages and habits of working face-to-face. What’s new in this conversation is some advice for doing strategy communication, something that’s especially important when you’re relying on autonomous developer teams. We also discuss keeping people’s spirits up and making casual conversations with the boss more like running into each other in the hallway instead of an ominous “we need to talk” meeting.