In no short measure, personal and professional development has been disrupted by the current pandemic. Workforces are now having to meet the needs of their businesses and their homes simultaneously, balancing their workload with domestic responsibilities. Furthermore, to keep pace with the rapid adoption of disruptive new technologies, which are now vital to succeeding through the pandemic, teams themselves will need disruptive digital solutions for learning to match.
For many international companies like Tech Data, the process of preparing for work-from-home (WFH) started weeks ago. This meant providing colleagues with the right tech devices, testing our systems and VPN capacity, and communicating important messages and updates to our colleagues. Apart from supporting our own colleagues in getting set up to work remotely, we have also been guiding our partners in transitioning their work forces offsite. Here are some of our tips for getting started.