In 2020, Growmotely released a study and found out that 74% of business professionals expect remote work to become standard. The same study found that 97% of employees don’t want to return to the office full-time. Another striking statistic is that 61% of employees prefer being fully remote. With these kinds of statistics, it is only reasonable to expect that remote work will continue to become a new normal for many corporations, even those that are less modern and more traditional.
One day suddenly the whole world locked down to prevent the pandemic from being spread uncontrollably. When machines and factories were all stopped – your social media, mobile applications, and all the digital world was still operating at the same pace as before. Even if you did not notice, millions of developers and testers worked from their homes to keep you online and help you share your thoughts, purchase essential supplies and view live news.
COVID-19 has changed our lives in so many ways. There is not a single aspect of our life that is untouched by it. The way organizations operate their work has also changed drastically. Before 2020 no one would have guessed that work from home will become such an internationally accepted phenomenon. However, working from home has been a new experience for most of us, and there are times that we find ourselves struggling too.
If you’re managing a remote team, then you’re well aware of the challenges that exist on the organization and productivity fronts. At times, simply trying to get your team on the same page can be a monumental feat.
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Testlio is a globally distributed company with over 150 TestLions working from more than 20 countries around the world 🌍. While many companies had to quickly transition to a remote model in 2020, at Testlio it has always worked this way — we’ve been distributed by design ever since we started back in 2013. So, what is it like working in a distributed-by-design culture?
August 7, I joined the Office Hours our Developer Relations team runs on a weekly basis, to talk about how we work at k6. We are growing rapidly, and are a little unconventional in how we organize ourselves, so I thought it would be a good idea to share in more detail how we build and ship software, being a remote-only company.
With so many of us working from home full time for the last 16 months, VPNs have become essential tools for companies to keep their staff working in a safe environment. What we mean by “safe” is mainly about your online presence whilst performing daily tasks for your job.
It’s been over a year since enterprises around the world had to pivot and transition to work-from-home setups. While some employees are slowly trickling back into the office, majority of organizations have people working both onsite and offsite. This modern workforce has brought out an increasing reliance on cloud infrastructure, an essential tool for collaboration and business continuity. Technology like this isn’t without its risks though.