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These Types of Applications Can Improve Workplace Productivity
Productivity is—generally speaking—the core goal of any modern software solution. Today, we wanted to go over a few tools that can boost your productivity and efficiency right now.
Cloud Collaboration and Storage
As many people continue to work remotely, many businesses have faced the challenge of supplying these employees with the resources needed to be productive. Plus, there needs to be some consideration into how their home networks differ from the one in the office, particularly in terms of their security.
Cloud solutions can offer the security and access that your team members need to collaborate on their work. So, if your workplace still isn’t using the cloud to its fullest potential, you should prioritize these changes.
With instant messaging tools in their toolkit, any team can more easily conduct the brief conversations that so often take place throughout the day. Instant messaging is more efficient, which helps those involved in these messages keep their productivity levels high. This is thanks to the conditioning that we have all received from messaging and texting in our daily lives.
The other benefits of messaging include its availability. With workstations and mobile devices alike supporting instant messaging solutions, your team is essentially guaranteed to have access wherever they are.
As your team is divided amongst their homes, a project management solution can help to keep them productive. As they are no longer working in the same place, your team members may start to lose the sensation of being part of a team. As a result, your team may start to slip out of collaborative habits. A project management tool can help prevent this by showing your entire team how their activities play into the overall success of the business’ endeavors.
Finally, your communications are greatly benefitted by a video conferencing platform of some kind. This solution can enable your remote workers to participate in meetings almost as effectively as they could while at the meeting table, supported by capabilities like screen-sharing and other collaborative features. While it isn’t a perfect replacement for in-person collaboration, it is about as close as we can currently get.
To learn more about these solutions and the processes of implementing them, reach out to the professionals at Network Synergy by calling (203) 261-2201.