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An Emergency Work-at-Home Toolkit for Business

Twitter just told all of its employees to work at home 100% of the time because of the coronavirus and you may be next when it comes knocking on your office door.  It is a scenario all companies should be thinking about at this time and get ready for. Fortunately, off-the-shelf solutions that enable quick, secure and effective implementation of collaboration, communication and business continuity are readily available.  Here’s an annotated checklist of key tools to look for that you can quickly roll out to your workforce and help your business come through this period unscathed.

Unified Communications & Collaboration

Security & Continuity

While communication and collaboration are essential for remote workplace, so is security and business continuity. It is critical to have the right technology in place that supports the remote staff’s productivity and connectedness, while keeping the company secure. The last thing you need is to adopt a patchwork of complicated applications and systems that tax your IT department and create new risks.  Look for solutions that include these elements:

Upwork’s “Future Workforce Report” predicts that 73% of all teams will have remote workers by 2028.  Working remotely is slowly becoming “the new normal” and all companies should get ready for the work-from-home scenario.

If you need a hand, contact us or call: 855-924-1393 to see how we can help.

Here are some additional resources you can use:  

Home Office Solutions

Infographic: Tips on Deploying a Remote Workforce

White Paper: The New Workplace Reality

About the Author

Lucie Hys is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at TPx. She is currently leading the marketing efforts for the company’s MSx suite of managed services. She has been working in marketing for more than 9 years, with the last four focusing on the cybersecurity industry. Lucie graduated with an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University. In her spare time, she is an avid fitness enthusiast and a passionate traveler.