[CASE STUDIES] COVID-19 Business Crisis Response: What Our Customers Are Doing

Organizations of all sizes grappling with the coronavirus / COVID-19 global pandemic have come to the realization that we are facing months, not weeks, of disruption and community lockdowns, likely followed by a worldwide recession. As I write this blog post, national and state governments are restricting all but the most essential business and business leaders are scrambling to adjust and craft their crisis response. Our customers are no exception. (more…)

[UPDATED] Skype is Dead. Long Live Teams!

Microsoft Teams as the best collaboration tool

[UPDATED March 23, 2020]

The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic emergency has forced businesses everywhere to reconsider the state of their remote workplace. If your organization is looking for a solution to enable employee communication and collaboration, Teams is worth a second look NOW—particularly because Skype will no longer be supported as of July 2021.

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[UPDATED] Your 9-Point Tech Checklist for Remote Working During the COVID-19 Pandemic (or Any Other Business Disruption)

Use our 9-point tech checklist to optimize remote working capability during the pandemic.

[Updated March 21, 2020]

The “new normal” of living through the coronavirus pandemic is here. Remote working is now standard operating procedurewhether an organization’s workforce numbers in the dozens or the thousands. It’s all about Job #1: Keeping employees, vendors, clients, and customers safe.  

Your next priority is the operational continuity of your organization, and Digital Workplace technology is the key to it.  (more…)

Is Your Digital Workplace Ready For a Global Pandemic? [UPDATED]

A modern digital workplace can help your business maintain operational continuity during a disruption like the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

A modern digital workplace can help your business maintain operational continuity during a disruption like the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused border closings, travel restrictions, panic buying, school cancellations, business shutdowns, extensive financial market losses and strains on health care systems. To survive, businesses must take action. Organizations that have invested in a modern Digital Workplace will undoubtedly be in a better position than most to mitigate the effects of a full-scale crisis, stay engaged with remote—or even furloughed—employees and ensure business continuity. (more…)

Five Intranet Features That Will Make A Difference in a Crisis Like the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether political unrest, natural disaster, global pandemic (like the current coronavirus/COVID-19 emergency), or some other form of chaos, a crisis can put a business to the test—and offer a unique opportunity to provide real value to your most important asset, your employees. Utilizing these five features of your intranet can make the difference between just riding out a crisis and building a stronger organization. (more…)