Discover how a business can implement flexible remote working practices while maintaining a suitable degree of management control and data security.
The need for an always-on, always-available business model is forcing organizations to reconsider their processes and operations. Many businesses are also facing increased requests for flexible working arrangements from their own employees who demand greater control over their personal and private lives.
From a technical standpoint, remote working arrangements are easier than ever to implement. However, the traditional office environment creates a traditional management mindset that is at odds with the trust-based remote working model. In the face of overwhelming evidence of the benefits of remote working, businesses that continue to distrust their employees almost certainly have deeper political problems that will need to be resolved before flexible working becomes a reality.
So how can a business manage their concerns regarding remote workers and reap the well-publicized productivity benefits of the empowered workforce?