When it comes to the digital workplace, choosing the right software is key.
Without applications that accommodate your business’s unique processes and needs, digital work can become a source of confusion, frustration, and even an information (data) security risk.
Below we’ll go over some recommendations regarding:
And we’ll walk you through choosing your digital workplace software step by step.
More than 66% of workers claim they lose up to an hour a day bouncing back and forth between apps.
Clearly, operations need to be streamlined.
You don’t want to disrupt workflow, make mistakes, or spend time on manual tasks that automation could perform discreetly, accurately, and quickly. Process automation — sometimes known as workflow automation — frees employees to do the sophisticated work that requires human intelligence.
Well-designed and automated workflows guarantee that company information is widely available, secured, editable, and functional — all of which are essential in today’s digital workplace.
Business process automation systems support and enable:
Ricoh software can help streamline your document management network even further.
The digital workplace makes internal communication easier than ever — if the proper system is in place.
Employees, both remote and hybrid, rely on a variety of internet-connected devices throughout their workday, including:
Those devices are all compatible with Microsoft’s suite of apps. Companies lean heavily on Microsoft 365®. Microsoft’s multi-function suite is easy to use and has been in common use long enough that many employees are likely already proficient with it.
As Microsoft 365® allows employees to work without disruption, Microsoft Teams™ allows them to stay in touch and collaborate in real-time over chat or video conference. Distance is a mitigable factor with the comprehensive use of the right tools.
With cyberattacks being at an all-time high, data security software is more important than ever — especially considering that the digital workplace stores so much data on the cloud.
Physical network terminals must be protected, too, including hard drives, printers, and end-point employees who are vulnerable to malware, phishing, viruses, and other cyberattacks.
Happily, there are security and compliance solutions available. You likely have some protections already in place as multi-layered security has become common. Even so, applications like RansomCare continue to transform data and cyber security.
Here are a few more cybersecurity best practices:
A third-party managed IT consultant can help you inaugurate the right cybersecurity infrastructure for your company, removing the burden from your workers.