What makes business communication meaningful, productive, and effective? Generally, your employees need to:
According to a survey of new and experienced remote workers in the U.S.,1 remote work, collaboration, and productivity don't always go smoothly.
Collaboration has gotten easier with a host of cloud applications and communication tools, but keeping your people productive and engaged remains a challenge, especially in our ever-evolving world of business.
But how can we do that?
Videoconferencing and cloud applications and networking empower users. But there are other tools to consider as well to keep your remote workforce connected. Some of these are:
You can read more about keeping your business connected and secure in our article, “Provide secured remote access to employees while balancing IT costs.”
Sometimes, it can be easy to think that remote and mobile workers have what they need. The best way to be sure is to ask them because if they don’t, productivity and collaboration suffer.
Whether you’re expanding your remote workforce or seeking to better equip the one you have, you need to give direction and support. This requires you to organize, equip, and empower with scalable technologies that bring everyone together, just as if you were in an office.
If you’re not sure where to start, create a survey and have your people fill it out. It's a great way to identify their greatest pain points. You may well find that the challenges facing your remote workers are the same as those facing employees who work in the office.
Fortunately, technology today makes it possible to connect your teams wherever they are working.
Have questions or need a solution to make your business-friendly for remote workers? Contact us. Our experts and consultants are here and ready to help.