After the outbreak, a lot of companies have adopted a new work culture by allowing employees to work from home
According to GlobalData, remote work has positively impacted productivity in terms of reducing costs of both employers and employees, lowering traffic and pollution level.
Indeed, the employers are realizing that remote working reduce fixed costs such as real estate expenses, electricity bills, and expenses on basic amenities required to run the office every day.
The report states that this new work culture has already been adopted by global tech giants. For instance, Twitter recently announced that the majority of its employees can opt for remote working forever. Google has also allowed the majority of its employees to work from home until 2021.
Companies such as Facebook, Dell, Square, Slack, etc have initiated similar plans to adapt to changes brought about by COVID-19.
A range of surveys worldwide show that the majority of the employees are likely to keep working remotely. Software, videoconferencing, cloud services enable companies to conduct meetings and helping staff to stay connected.
We’ve reported that Microsoft announced the introduction of the noise suppression feature for its Teams calls. The AI that the company is using eliminates background noise from calls automatically. This way, the microphone is focusing its attention on what the speakers are actually saying instead of the noise around them.