Why Cloud Tech is Key to Remote-Working Productivity

Remote working has been a cross-industry standard for almost a year now, and that’s unlikely to change in the near future even if the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an unexpectedly graceful end. Many professionals wanted to work from home years before lockdowns were put into place, reasoning that ever-improving internet infrastructure coupled with the computer-based nature of modern offices meant that they really didn’t need to be commuting regularly.

This shift may have been forced upon us, but the results have made one thing very clear: those professionals were exactly right. Most businesses can carry on largely unaffected using the remote-working model. That doesn’t mean that they do, though: not yet, at least. A year isn’t enough to make everyone an expert at navigating distance working, and there are still plenty of companies — of all shapes and sizes — struggling with productivity.

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To overcome this hurdle, they need to do various things: invest in home office equipment, for instance, and focus on mental health. In this piece, though, we’re going to concentrate on the key to remote-working productivity: cloud tech. Why is it so important? Let’s get into it.

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A Complete Checklist on Choosing A Life Insurance Policy Plan

Life insurance helps keep your family takes care of their financial needs in case something happens to you. Essentially, life insurance is a contract where you (as the policyholder) avail financial coverage against life’s uncertainties by an insurance company in exchange for a premium payment over a while. In case something happens to you during the policy tenure, the insurer will pay the sum assured to your policy nominee to pick up their lives where they left off. Having the best life insurance policy for yourself will also give you maturity benefits along with bonuses if you outlive the policy term! 

But the trick is to find the right policy term from the right insurer with considerable claim settlement ratio to ensure that the benefits are passed on to your family when the time comes. 

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Let us talk about some reasons to buy life insurance at all.

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5 Ways to Increase Engagement in Remote Teams During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Keeping your team (or remote team) motivated and on the same page is challenging under the best of circumstances. When you add in the fact that we are all under an enormous amount of pressure at an unprecedented period in history, it may seem downright impossible.

These are not normal times. COVID-19 has changed that game, and we may not get back to normal any time soon.

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We’re coping with wide-spread life and business disruption, fear, and uncertainty about the future. Even workplaces that already offer the flexibility of remote work are trying to expand their work-from-home capabilities and keep staff members in the loop. 

Business leaders and staffers who are experiencing this for the first time are still finding their footing.

When facing a crisis, it’s essential to remain calm and focused to maintain some semblance of “business as usual”.

We’ve seen the innovative ways that people who are in the public eye are rising to the challenge. But, what about those of us who aren’t celebrities or newscasters?

If your company is one of those that are fortunate enough to carry on in the current climate, we offer some solutions designed to support engagement and make sure your team remains productive.

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3 Ways to Make Your Office a Zen Sanctuary

Tired of rise-and-grind philosophy? Looking for a mantra that digs deeper than “keep calm and carry on”? Us, too.

While the zaniness that is 21st-century life makes us want to check out in favor of a cabin in the middle of woods—zero cell reception, please—we know that’s not entirely reasonable. So, as the world grows louder, busier and far too focused on the hustle, it looks like we’re going to have to DIY our own havens.

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See ya, double shot espresso with foam. We’re finding a new way to start the day. Let’s start with some Eastern zen spirituality and follow through with a few tweaks to your office workstation. Keep reading for how to transform your office into the Zen sanctuary of your dreams.

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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Office Space to Boost Productivity

Employee productivity is one of the most important contributors to the development of any business, big or small. Although difficult to quantify, it’s considered to be the formula for success, like a secret potion that lets companies achieve not only that which is realistic but much, much more.

It’s no wonder, then, that everyone wants to be productive. The concept lends itself to a utopian scenario in which any single person can make the absolute most of their work hours. Whether the idea is to increase production, boost creativity, or speed up problem-solving, it sure would be nice to achieve more with less.

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The connection between physical space and productivity isn’t new, either. It’s been studied in the past several decades, throughout a period that coincides with the rise of the average worker’s productivity. In short, scientists have found that the efficiency with which we work does not have as much to do with self-discipline. Instead, it greatly depends on external factors, including wall color or room temperature, along with the state of our physical and mental health.

So, if your goal is to increase efficiency among your employees, it’s best to start with the things that have been proven to boost productivity. This will mean focusing on employee satisfaction, but also accepting the fact that less might be more.

In terms of your office space, you’ll find that it shouldn’t be too difficult to upgrade. But, any of these changes can only be effective if the company culture is given equal attention as the physical changes you’re about to make.

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