Do you answer emails outside work hours? Do you send them? New research shows how dangerous this can be
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Do you answer emails outside work hours? Do you send them? New research shows how dangerous this can be

What could be so bad about answering a few emails in the evening? Perhaps something urgent pops up, we are tidying up an issue from the day, or … See all articles in Insights

VPN attacks up nearly 2000% as companies embrace a hybrid workplace – Help Net Security
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VPN attacks up nearly 2000% as companies embrace a hybrid workplace – Help Net Security

Nuspire released a report which outlines new cybercriminal activity and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) with additional insight from Recorded Future. “As companies return to a hybrid workplace, it’s crucial that they are aware of the evolving threat landscape,” said Craig Robinson, Program Director, Security Services at IDC. “The data highlighted in this threat report…

Reimagining government in a work-from-anywhere world
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Reimagining government in a work-from-anywhere world

Highlights Organizations around the country are reconsidering what their workplaces, and work itself, will look like as we emerge from the pandemic—and government agencies are no exception. After a year of working from home, employees and employers alike have embraced the increased flexibility and productivity remote work can enable. As a result, a growing number…

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Why unified communications is so strategic

Many high-tech companies rolled out unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions for the first time when working-from-anywhere became the new normal last year. The companies needed a cloud-based system that could enable their distributed teams to work via messaging, video, and phone. And it caught on, with 48% of tech firms reporting they’re extremely satisfied…

Transforming to a post-covid hybrid workplace
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Transforming to a post-covid hybrid workplace

Highlights: What the world and workforce would be like after Covid Study in our China office shows a mix of those who want to return to office vs. work remotely In many years of my career in the IT industry, I have helped numerous global enterprises  crucial and successful Digital Transformation. From implementing ERP for…

7 uncommon perks to give your remote and hybrid workers
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7 uncommon perks to give your remote and hybrid workers

Highlights: 1 in 5 companies have implemented some form of hybrid work. With more people working remotely, businesses might want to consider other ways to keep employees engaged. From commuter to childcare stipends, here are some ideas businesses can float around. A permanent transition to remote and hybrid working arrangements can be a boon for…

This is the tech you’ll need when you get back to the office
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This is the tech you’ll need when you get back to the office

For knowledge workers, the most significant impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been the necessity to embrace remote working. Plenty of companies – not to mention employees – will be happy to more permanently adapt to this model, perhaps even getting rid of bricks-and-mortar office space altogether. Hybrid working will mean a change in the…

Employees don’t want to give up work flexibility after the pandemic is over – Help Net Security
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Employees don’t want to give up work flexibility after the pandemic is over – Help Net Security

A research Qualtrics reveals what employees and customers want their experiences to look like in the future of work. Work flexibility The study finds that workforce productivity is up, employees feel more connected to each other than before the pandemic, and future workplace trends are being driven by younger generations. For consumers, improved experiences like…

New presentation mode, video backgrounds, mobile features, and more now available
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New presentation mode, video backgrounds, mobile features, and more now available

Highlights: Overlay: A new presentation mode for RingCentral Video that allows speakers to move their video on a screen share. Video virtual backgrounds: Use animated backgrounds in your video meetings Mobile resource center: Find tutorials, contact support, and leave suggestions for our developers all in the same location on the RingCentral mobile app. Rooms controller:…

When the return to the office happens, remote workers risk getting left behind | ZDNet
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When the return to the office happens, remote workers risk getting left behind | ZDNet

Almost half of employees will prefer either a remote location or a combination of a physical and remote office after the pandemic subsides. Image: Getty As tempting as it is to get employees back in the office as soon as possible, business leaders will have to embrace new hybrid-working models that suit their staff –…