Are we going back to the office or not? Judging by the number of recent articles that explore this question, the answer is a resounding… maybe.
Earlier this year, we wrote that work from home was a sure thing, but that was before the vaccine rollout began in earnest. Now, some organizations are calling folks back to the office, at least part-time. The latest to join the fray include JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. There will surely be others.
But for the bulk of organizations, hybrid will be the way to go. Most organizations have realized enormous gains in productivity by enabling people to work from home, uninterrupted by colleague chatter and devoid of travel commute ‘dead time.’ And they aren’t about to let that hard-fought productivity go easily. Google was the latest to announce an ongoing hybrid model; Microsoft went a step further proclaiming “hybrid work is inevitable” in a recently published ebook, entitled, The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?
In this new post-pandemic world, people will continue to work from home, as well as from satellite or regional offices, and corporate offices. With people working asynchronously from multiple locations, organizations need to leverage their IT investments to ensure employees are:
But, how do you get started?
Join harmon.ie and partner ClearPeople on 12 May in a short, informative webinar entitled, Workplace Evolution: Is your Organization Getting the Most Out of its Microsoft 365 investment?
During webinar, you will learn:
Participants will also be eligible for early access to harmon.ie 365, the latest and most significant update to our popular Outlook sidebar.