Get The Most From Your Connected Teams
Voice and Data|November 2020
Creating a work-from-home infrastructure can be confusing and chaotic. An easy way out is to hook on to a compact remote working and communication platform
Udit Agarwal

Most business operations are nowadays being conducted remotely due to the pandemics. The physical restrictions have forced business organizations to change their practices and adopt the work-from-home systems. Though, some businesses already had the remote work culture to bring efficiency and effectiveness to their operations, their number was limited to only few employees working remotely across the entire organization. But, today, when each member of the team is working remotely, establishing coordination between them becomes a huge problem, especially in bigger organizations, where a large number of people are working on the same.

This problem of establishing a connection between the team has given birth to latency and low productivity. Thus, it is highly important for business organizations to create an effective roadmap for managing a remote team’s best practices.

Adopt remote-working best practices

This year has brought lots of changes in our lives, from social distancing to wearing masks – we have learned so much in 2020. However, going ahead if you want to effectively manage your WFH team, you have to learn the best practices to work remotely also. Without adequate work from home engagement activities, you can’t align the activities of your remote team and increase its efficiency.

A limited set of tools: The foundation of remote working is technology and tools. Without the proper tools, you can’t effectively run your remote employees and operations. But, right now, there’s a wave of remote working tools available in the market to perform numerous activities. In this, when you swirl your employees in the whirlpool of different tools, you are creating an overwhelming and confusing environment for them.

For instance, to complete a remote operation, your team has to move from multiple apps. Your team needs a communication tool to connect with one another properly. Now, some communication tools provide audio calling facilities only and some texting. So, just to communicate properly, your team might need to use 2-3 different apps. That’s just for communication only. To complete other operations like scheduling, work allotment, assessment, and performance evaluation you have to provide a series of different software.

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