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Many of us have been experiencing the blurred lines of working from home and living at work. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work and live. Even as we begin to re-open, remote work will continue to be a preferred option for many and a requirement for some.
If your organization felt unprepared for the increased demand for remote support tools, you weren’t alone—but there are five best practices to help you ensure business continuity.
Regardless of the quality of an organization’s technical infrastructure, business operations during the shift to remote work are limited by employees’ home networks.
Here are basic steps to help educate employees about best practices for optimizing home networks.
If you and your team members find home network connections are too slow, it may also be necessary to upgrade firmware or segment your networks.
From communication to project management, technology offers an abundance of options. Learn more about innovative tools your teams can use to communicate, collaborate, and produce with ease:
In the sudden shift to remote work and social distancing, it is important to intentionally build social interaction into work routines. Routine check-ins, in the form of one-on-one calls, team video meetings, or a combination of both, help establish a time and place for employees to voice concerns and questions. Having team members use video cameras during meetings helps build and maintain connections between team members.
While email and text messages might be a short-term solution, tools like Microsoft Teams are far better suited for collaboration and communication.
Video chats don’t have to be reserved for discussion about work. Non-work gatherings, like virtual books clubs or lunch-n-learns, can also provide opportunities for employees to share experiences and create community.
Maintaining transparency across an organization through a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial for a positive company culture. The more business leaders communicate, even if there’s no new information to share, the more employee anxiety will be reduced. Maintaining a strong company culture is vital to keeping up morale and moving through challenging times.
A regularly scheduled company call is also a great way to:
You can also gain valuable insights and ideas for company call agenda items by allowing for anonymous feedback from employees and regularly measuring employee engagement.
Employees will be exposing company devices to greater risk as they leave the safety and security of the workplace. But working from home doesn’t have to expose employees to hackers. Here are simple steps you can take to limit the risk:
ArcherPoint is committed to the safety and well-being of our customers, employees, and communities. We have always employed a remote workforce, and we are equipped to help our clients on their current projects.
Attend our webinar, 8 Ways to Leverage Dynamics NAV/Business Central During a Crisis, on June 24th at 2pm ET / 11am PT, to learn how to best leverage Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central during this time.
Microsoft has also published some best practices information and launched an interactive forum for sharing more ideas:
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