remote team

Helping Remote Colleagues Bond

Ideas for Helping Remote Colleagues Bond

According to a survey by SmallBizTrends.com, “55% of the respondents said they worked remotely 100% of the time. There was another 28% who said they worked remotely and on-site, and another 15% stated they are mostly on-site working remotely only some of the time. The remainder 2% described their working situation as other.”

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Gaining a Competitive Edge with Technology

According to an article in the Harvard Business Review, truly great companies don’t scramble to adapt to the future but instead adapt and work to create the future. This includes anticipating, adapting and reacting to new technologies and integrating one’s business model. The article also points to the case of Microsoft, where the CEO dismissed the iPhone and claimed it would never gain significant market share; IBM acted to the contrary by directing its focus to growing technology in cloud computing, which led to rapid growth.

Your company doesn’t need to invent a new product like the iPhone to compete. But you do need to anticipate growing trends in technology and the infrastructure being created in order to get ahead. Take the first step by combining the use of new technology with growing business trends, like automation, to stand-out and compete.
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