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In light of the current prospect of many UK businesses having to enforce remote working, you may be concerned about how you're going to keep your team connected. Investing in ways to support your remote team's needs can secure an excellent future for your organisation. With more and more organisations expanding each year globally, remote solid teams are an expanding norm and a growing asset. So why should your business be any different when remote working becomes necessary?
It's important to note that the best results are only attainable with the right tools. As your team may be faced with the prospect of remote working, consider the following software to help the transition be as seamless as possible:
Online file-sharing and note-organisation tool:
When considering remote working for your team, make sure that they have easy access to store, organise and share files, so you and your team can still work on documents together outside of the office. Microsoft Teams offers real-time editing capabilities, ridding you of the hassle of back-and-forth emails. Using Teams, it's so easy to create team notes, respond to questions and log updates straight on a document in a completely secure environment.
Video and text chat services for real-time conversations:
The first thing you worry about when facing your team's remote working prospect is communication. With Microsoft Teams, your team will have easy access to video software for meetings and instant messaging for the more urgent or short conversations. Not only will both of these abilities keep your team connected, but the upfront investment in chat services could even reduce future call and meeting costs.
Time and energy to create a solid remote culture:
So, as you've seen above, Microsoft Teams can be relied upon to help create a successful remote working team. However, the best advice we could give you is to put the time and energy into investing in relationships between your team. Ensuring a solid culture of trust and mutual accountability for remote working will provide a successful team and secure enduring benefits regardless of their working environment.
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The One Point can support and guide your business in these uncertain times. We can help transition your team to remote working with new software, such as Office 365, or provide you with the hardware needed for your team to remote work. We are always happy to help.
You can schedule a FREE Office 365 Trial with us today and gain access to tools such as Microsoft Teams and 24/7 support from our dedicated team.