With everything going on at the moment with COVID-19 it’s never been a better time to look at how you can run your company with your staff working from home.
There are lots of things to think about before you can send everyone home, but we’ve put together below a short checklist of things you need to think about. Of course, we can help with these and will happily talk you through your options
Working from home – The master list
How do you interact with your customers?
– Do you have to take incoming calls
— Can you use a softphone?
— Can you call forward to a mobile?
— Can you just take your handset home?
– Collaboration tools? Do you use Teams or Slack?
What files do your team need to work?
– Can you effectively work with your data?
— Can you easily access critical data from home?
— Do you have the ability to remotely collaborate with your data?
— Is your data stored in a secure manner, can you control ‘Data Leakage’
Software Access (Line of Business Apps)
Which apps keep your business running?
– Business Criticality
— Identification of critical applications
— Do you use SAAS apps?
— What provisions do you have for accessing apps that require a connection to your servers?
— Assess the cost to your business to these apps being unavailable
No major risk to products, projects or revenue.
Potential risk to products, projects or revenue.
Severe risk to products, projects or revenue
How effectively can your team interact from different locations?
– Do you require a physical presence to collaborate?
— Can this be replaced with a video conference?
— Screen sharing options
— Virtual Classrooms
There’s a lot to think about when you decide to set your staff up to work from home. But it’s something we deal with day in day out and we would love to talk to you about how we can help you keep your team working in a secure, efficient way wherever they are.
Get in touch with our friendly staff to see how we can help your team continue to work.