Remote Work


Can Remote Working and Productivity Coexist?

For some organizations, the transition towards a more flexible working environment has been slow to get off the ground, with many managers fearing a lack of collaboration between the team members in separate locations. Undoubtedly, the events of 2020 have prompted teams to trial new ways of working that may previously have been met with a degree of hesitation. But now, as we become ingrained in this new culture, are key stakeholders any more convinced of the effectiveness of remote working?


How To Be Professionally Visible And Valued As A Remote Worker

Visibility at work—being included, recognized, and valued by networks within your organization—is extremely important for career success. It’s how you get proper credit for your work, get considered for advancement, and build influence in professional circles. It’s equally necessary for teams to thrive and succeed as a unit. Research shows that remote team members who don’t feel “seen” are less collaborative, innovative, and supportive of each other.


State of IT 2021 Preview: A Global Crisis Brings Big Changes to IT

What a year 2020 has been! We’re all living through a shared experience, where everyone has been forced to navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. And in this new reality, far-reaching changes have been made to ensure public safety, some of which will continue well into the future. For example, amid the lockdowns and reduced economic activity, businesses were forced to take cost cutting measures to survive.

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Empower, Maintain, Attract: 3 Priorities When Adapting to a Hybrid Workforce

2020 is a transformative year in many ways. Most prominently for businesses, the on-the-ground reality of the Coronavirus pandemic ushered in what Time Magazine described as “the world’s largest work-from-home experiment.” Of course, what began as a grand experiment has quickly become the new normal. More than half of corporate executives and small and medium-sized businesses plan to continue offering a remote work option even after the COVID-19 pandemic eventually comes to a close.


How to ensure network compliance in this era of remote work: The ITOM Podcast [Episode 5]

The ITOM Podcast returns with yet another episode to help you eliminate all the remote work woes in your IT environment. In the last episode, we discussed in detail about the key areas enterprises need to monitor to ensure endpoint security, measures to adopt to ensure cybersecurity while rolling out BYOD policies, and the crucial factors that IT leaders need to know about in the post-pandemic era with respect to IT security.


Meeting the Challenges of Remote Work with Chrome OS Policy Settings - Part II

Welcome to the second part of this two-part blog series for administrators who are new to the Chromebook enterprise system. In the previous blog, we discussed settings that are applicable to users and applications. In this blog, we will further explore the Chrome enterprise admin panel as we look into settings that pertain to privacy and physical devices. Device Settings Device settings apply to the physical Chromebook device. They are enforced no matter which user is logged in.


Why Remote Collaboration is more than just Communication

See why adopting Slack just isn’t enough for your remote workflow. Talk is cheap— except when it’s getting in the way of productivity, as then it becomes rather wasteful. The most common mistake when working remotely is to think that discussion is the same thing as collaboration, when in reality it’s only one component of it.