Not just for personal identity, but for the overall success and maintenance of a business.
Flexi-time, gymnastic jobs, agile working. They’re more than just trendy terms.
The entire concept is redefining the ‘office’.
Work is no longer considered a place you ‘go’ but rather something you ‘do’.
Technology is enabling remote working solutions to become a reality.
Performing your daily tasks anywhere other than the office - be that on the train, between sales pitches, on the road, or whilst your 1 year old takes a nap - can all be classed as remote working.
The application of any digital transformation is driven by company culture, or perhaps should be. To effectively implement a switch to, for example, an agile, cloud-based approach to work, a company’s values must be conducive to flexibility, mobility and education.
Today work is more than just an office job. It’s a last-minute email sent on the way in; a conference call joined from a business trip; a project handed in from an off-site meeting. Work is everywhere, which is why your team works best when it has easy access to data and applications from as many devices as possible.
Most growing businesses are realizing the advantages of using cloud-based business applications. They’re using apps like ShareFile and Asana to coordinate their projects and accelerate their workflows.
Collaboration is easy when you’ve got a handful of people on your team. No need to chase down projects across departments, no waiting around for a swarm of feedback. Business is swift and agile – it’s what makes your small team special.
Ransomware is the fastest-growing and most pervasive cyber threat in the world. Recently, it has infected the likes of FedEx, Deutsche Bahn and Britain’s National Health Service.
Most companies that hope to be in business for the next 10 years have at least considered moving to the cloud. In fact, more than half of them will make their files and emails cloud-based by the end of this year.
We are hugely excited today to be launching our new guest blog feature. We hope to publish every month, each time with a new participant from our ever-expanding network of partners, suppliers and clients.
Viastak specialise in creating technological solutions to transform and transcend the workplace. Guiding clients from first consultation to project completion, our aim is to support businesses in leveraging technology to embrace a modern, dynamic working ethos.
There are many different approaches to leadership. Stephen Fry, in character as the Duke of Wellington in Blackadder, once opined that it was “all down to shouting.” “Shout, shout and shout again!” he cried.
The City of London currently plays host to some of the most successful, ambitious and forward-thinking businesses on the planet. These are, after all, necessary characteristics for any business to even afford real estate rates in the UK capital.
What was it that elevated 21st century business above the old-fashioned ways in which commerce was previously conducted? It was not magic; it was not some emergent property in our DNA that spontaneously decided to evolve.
One of our key takeaways from last week’s excellent Citrix Partner Accelerator event was the question above. The technological version of “the chicken or the egg” dilemma, one might say.
Business always plays out against a backdrop of national and international politics. Each inevitably has a far-reaching impact on the other. In few instances has that been more evident than following the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union.
Robots have been an increasingly prevalent feature of the media’s business coverage in recent years. In December 2016, Bank of England governor Mark Carney claimed that around 15 million jobs were under threat from robotic substitutes.