Working from home seems to be more and more common with companies looking to reduce costs and increase productivity. St. Louis businesses must have expert IT support and the right technology tools to make employee’s working from home practical.
While many studies in the past have recognized working from home as a hindrance to creativity, today’s technology makes it possible to beat that obstacle. Many companies think it is essential to have workers in the same office to collaborate and inspire creativity. From person to person that may be true.
Regardless of what the common view on working from home is, the facts are simple. Working from home has become more and more popular. So much so that it has grown 80 percent from 2005 to 2012.
IT solutions exist that make remote working simple and more productive, than most business owners think. Collaborating and tracking employee’s performance can all be made easy by Tecvar’s IT professionals.
If you are a business owner who highly values collaboration in the workplace setting it is still possible while allowing employees to work from home. Teleconferencing and video conferencing make that meeting that everyone use to dread going to the office for possible from home.
Time and project management systems exist that allow managers to easily track what is being done from home. Storage applications are making it easier and easier to have files located in a place where employees can access them from home. Microsoft exchange makes it easy to see what everyone in you organization is doing in real time. The list goes on and on.
The bottom line is that some companies will view working from home as a hindrance, but for those who don’t check out our list of must have applications to work from home.
- Shared calendars
- Time management software
- Storage applications that make files available to employees at home
- Teleconferencing or video conferencing application