For many companies that had not instituted the flexible work schedule, or working remotely, the environment created by a crisis, such as a Pandemic, was adapt, innovate, or die. Those organizations that were not prepared to work remotely, were forced into an extreme focus of survival of the fittest…literally.

This focus included taking a serious look at your IT Infrastructure, security of data, and how to protect it when allowing staff to work remotely. Have you checked the Cyber Essentials or ISO 27001?

When working remotely communication for clients and staff requires its own adjustments. Many companies have increased the frequency of communication by adapting their websites to include banners, as well as increased use of platforms and different messaging strategies. All communication strategies have the goal of providing assurance to both the clients and staff. Understanding the best channels for your clients is important to make sure your messaging and content are having the positive impact you want to transmit. The other consideration for survival is to be prepared by having a detailed business continuity plan (BCP) There is no doubt that those organizations that have a plan in place, prior to a crisis, perform much better than those that did not think they would need a BCP.

By now you need to recognize the value of working remotely. Companies are now taking a closer look at Nearshoring Software Development and other IT services, particularly when working in the same time zone. The use of various technology tools for managing work with remote teams makes this a seamless transition between software developers since everyone is already working remotely. The disruption to the economy, not just from a pandemic, but for other reasons, cutting edge technologies, and demanding customers, makes the use of Nearshoring the best choice…learn more at http://chiledigitalcountry.com/

 

Article by:

Araceli Guenther, Executive Principal

Victrix Global