Will Remote Work Become The New Normal?

Charles Towers-Clark 

With remote working platforms seeing a huge spike in demand (and less productive tools reducing bandwidth as well), this period will serve as a reckoning for remote work in general, and may help to spur on digital transformation out of sheer necessity.

More at source... https://www.forbes.com/sites/charlestowersclark/2020/03/27/will-remote-work-become-the-new-normal/#1b0b8f13cd1c


Commentary points: 

*The forced lock-downs in The US and Europe quickly vetted technologies and procedures while bandwidth consumption skyrocketed.  

*Identifying gaps occurring in current knowledge and capabilities of a firm will allow for massive improvement in supporting remote workers.

*Future enhancements to employers technology spend and remote work procedures will drive increasing decentralization of workforce. 

 *Mutations of COVID-19 could impact the next seasonal flu and its impact could be just as severe.  Preparations for work from home are an important part of Business Continuity Planning.