Topic: remote work

Report: Remote work created vulnerabilities in systems designed for in-office workforce

As employees transitioned to working from home, this created new vulnerabilities in systems designed for a centralized, in-office workforce and also resulted in a spike in cybercriminal activity. This is according to the new 2021 Network Security Report conducted by the cybersecurity and managed security services provider Trustwave which is based on scans of millions … continue reading

remote agile teams

Analyst Watch: Succeeding as a remote Agile team

Agile software development teams thrive on collaboration and dynamic interaction, but in 2020, the sudden shift to remote work created concern among software engineering leaders that development velocity would suffer.  As many organizations look to transition to a hybrid remote work culture, development leaders are wondering if it will be possible for their teams to … continue reading

The battle for tech talent will require a plan (and a plan B)

After a year of pandemic-related job losses in the U.S., it might seem out of place to talk about the huge talent gap in our domestic tech industry. The reality is that the pandemic drove demand for digital customer experiences and products in an unprecedented way. In retail, for example, McKinsey reported that e-commerce skyrocketed … continue reading

Developers reflect on challenges, feelings about remote work in pandemic year

Many companies have just surpassed the one-year anniversary of sending their employees home to work remotely as a safety measure for COVID-19. At the time, many thought this might be a temporary situation and folks would return to the office after a month or so, but one year later, many workers haven’t returned to the … continue reading

Atlassian updates Confluence to better support remote work

Now that distributed and remote work is becoming the new norm, Atlassian wants to make sure teams have the proper tools and knowledge to virtually work together. The company announced new content and team collaboration features for Confluence, its project collaboration solution.  According to the company, working remotely is not just about connecting work, it’s … continue reading

Lenovo unveils new smart glasses for the enterprise

Lenovo unveiled this week at CES new AR smart glasses designed to change the way employees interact with their workspaces whether they’re working remotely or from the office. The  company expects the ThinkReality A3 lightweight AR smart glasses to be available later this year. “As increasingly distributed workforces and hybrid work models become the reality … continue reading

WFH reveals an ‘I’ in team

The year 2020 has forced the hands of organizations around the world to rely on collaboration tools as their primary means of working and connecting with coworkers and consumers. Now collaboration tool providers are looking towards integrations and new features to draw more users into a unified platform.  The shift to remote working happened at … continue reading

premium Hiring in a remote-first world

After over two months of lockdowns due to the novel coronavirus, many states have started or are about to start the process of reopening. While some things will be opening up, many companies, especially those in the tech industry where remote work can be easily achieved, will continue to keep their employees out of the … continue reading

New capabilities in Microsoft Teams improve remote workforce productivity

As we face the global pandemic that is among us, businesses and organizations have of course accelerated their remote work and collaboration efforts. One of those ways to communicate, collaborate and connect seamlessly as a team is with Microsoft Teams.  Microsoft Teams recently celebrated its third anniversary and in doing so, released some new, innovative … continue reading

premium Delivering services through a crisis: 5 lessons learned

The impact that COVID-19 is having on people’s lives and safety cannot be understated. Life as we know it changed dramatically in only a few short weeks. But amidst all these changes, the pandemic has also emerged as a major player in the age of digital disruption. Companies have found themselves relying on technology never … continue reading

5 tips for effective remote work

With the coronavirus outbreak and recent New York State laws that mandate at least 50% of many business’ employees to work from home, professionals from all industries are talking about how it will impact the workplace. But working from home was already a trend that IT pros and developers have been dealing with for a … continue reading

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