With the benefits of being able to work remotely on the rise more than ever before – it is now critical that businesses can work as effectively away from the office or usual place of work in order to remain successful.
Whether it’s to allow employees to spend more time at home with their families and improve work-life balance, as contingency plans in the event of power outages, bad weather or health scares, or to improve customer service, there is no longer the need to compromise on productivity when working remotely.
But how can I enable my team to work from home...?
The introduction of Hosted VoIP has allowed many businesses to thrive outside of the office with several features, such as call flexibility and analytics/reporting available via desktop or mobile apps, that weren’t previously available on-the-fly with traditional telephony. These apps have the same functionality as a desk phone and come with collaborative features such as video conferencing and text chat.
This is the term used to describe converging solutions to integrate some, or all, of the following features to provide a next-generation and future-proof communication service: Voice / Video / Chat / Email / Directory Services / Document Sharing / Desktop & Application Sharing.
A Unified Communications solution is suitable for any size business looking to improve productivity, encourage collaborative team working, attract more diverse talent and/or increase business efficiency.
Microsoft are at the forefront with their world-recognisable, best-in-class suite of Office 365 products. Cloud-based, reliable and always up to date, their desktop applications are designed to meet the demands of your business. Proving to be growing in popularity is Teams, which enables true collaboration in real-time.
If you want to find out more about remote working and how to ensure your business is able to support it, opportunities, you can register your interest in learning more below.