Staying Competitive & Driving Productivity
The pandemic drove businesses to a work-from-home policy, and it also altered the way we think about how we work. In modern business, flexibility is an essential policy for work. A couple of years back, most knowledge workers used was applied in the office, but now things have changed. A majority of them tend to work away from their offices.
This model of working from anywhere and anytime also demands some massive changes in the IT and cloud infrastructure of a business. Data security becomes much more important, and information along with file sharing becomes integral. You also need to have a sister recovery plan ready to execute at all times.
The trending work environments
Based on the analysis, employees tend to work in four different work environments.
- Full office – where employees work in a standard office environment.
- Hybrid work – where employees work 2 or 3 days a week and the rest of the days they can work from anywhere.
- Full remote – where there is no standard company office and employees can work from their homes.
- Borderless – where employees never meet in person and can work from anywhere.
So, what is this borderless office?
There are a couple of aspects associated with the borderless office; who and where. Who refers to the worker type. In most cases, these workers are freelancers and contractors, and in some cases, they might be full-time employees.
The where refers to anywhere in the world. These workers tend to work from different regions or even countries. They also have unique schedules and tend to work in different time zones. Borderless work is the pinnacle of a flexible working environment.
Building a Flexible Work Policy with Ricoh Pt. 2
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