Microsoft has indefinitely postponed plans to bring workers back to its US offices, making it one of the first high-profile companies to scrap a definitive return-to-office date because of uncertainties created by the continued spread of COVID-19.
The hybrid style of working – half at home, half in office – is likely to become the norm for many companies after the world emerges from the Covid pandemic. Can Virtual Reality help with that?
Will cloud computing rain on the investor’s parade like it’s 1999? Surging valuations of Cloud software companies – and investor fears at missing out on the next Zoom – mean companies are being valued at billions based on meagre revenue streams.
Operational efficiency. What is it? Has it been maintained during remote working? Will this impact where you will work in the future?
We have been working from home since the lockdown at the end of March. Social distancing and remote work look like they will be in place for the foreseeable future. But this does not have to affect your professional prospects through the reduction in networking.
Cybersecurity attacks have spiked since the lockdown began. With most of the UK workforce based remotely, an organisation may be more at risk to a cyberattack. With the increase in attacks and decrease in protections in an organisation, data could be at risk.
Lockdown is beginning to ease across the UK. More people are being encouraged to go back to work. But what if you are happier and more productive working from home?
Most of the population are adjusting to working from home. This may be new for many people and navigating this can be difficult. Tech may be the answer to effectively turn your home office into a productive space.
What is Zoom? How does it work? Is it safe? There have been suggestions that competitors Microsoft and Google are safer applications.