Five Ways to Stay Productive While Working Remotely

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Work with the Cloud

Not having access to the same tools and information as your office-based colleagues can be a real problem when working remotely. To avoid this, making sure your enterprise incorporates a cloud-based infrastructure that provides employees with access to what they need wherever they are is a must. Because there is no physical equipment to maintain, cloud computing can easily be adjusted to the needs of the specific company, either to increase capacity or scale down. This is particularly beneficial for companies that have heavy seasonal traffic, as well as start-ups, which expect fast future growth. Cloud-based services enable remote workers to operate the same business applications as if they were still in the office.

Enterprise professionals are often on the move, working on the next big sale or strategizing new partnership negotiations, so they are aware of the challenges that working remotely poses for productivity. Enterprise professionals also need to stay on top of their work in the interim, whether that's from a hotel room, train station or airport. A major factor to being productive on the road is communication and collaboration.

There's no magic bullet, but the essentials are to make sure to have the right tools at your disposal while on the move to communicate with your teams in ways that fit your needs, as well as being flexible, clear and direct in your communication (especially when collaboration is asynchronous rather than real-time, as is often the case across multiple time zones). Because reliability and availability are essential for a worker on the move, here's an outline of five ways to stay productive while working remotely from web collaboration experts LoopUp.

 

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