Monday, 8 June 2020

Work From Home – Handy and Useful Tools


Let the 'Technology' help you!

 

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the whole working and collaboration culture is now already shifted to a new working style. Work From Home was an optional feasibility with some restrictions across various organizations, but now this has become a preferable option.

 

Here in this article, we will discuss about some cool and reliable handy tools you can use to make your life easier during this tough time, and can help yourself stay safe.

 

What Next?

If your organization is still thinking to make a move to jump into cloud world, this is absolutely the right time.

You may consider to have some email and collaboration platforms like Google’s G Suite or Microsoft’s O365.

 

These two giant technology players have almost everything you need to get your work done.

 

Why Cloud?

There could be situations where you may not be able to serve the hardware failure timely and effectively like you used to do in normal business. Due to many restrictions imposed by Governments and safety concerns of organizations, they may not be able to support the way they are supposed to.

 

To avoid all such hardware related maintenance, failures, and limitations hiccups, cloud based technology solutions are the best place to go. Also, not just the emailing and collaboration platform, these days you can have almost every technological requirement fulfilled on cloud as per your requirement.

 

What you may Need (with brief overview)?


Email: For having email conversation with service partners and colleagues (e.g. Gmail, Outlook, etc…)


Instant Messaging: For instantly catching up with your colleagues and service partners (e.g. Google hangouts, Google Chats etc..)


Collaboration and Utility: Excel, Power Point, Word for working uninterruptedly  (e.g. Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides, MS Word, MS PowerPoint,


Video Meeting: To have real-time face to face meeting experience with your folks (e.g. Microsoft Teams, Google Meet etc…)


Online Storage Space: To Store data and work stuffs that is easily accessible, and manageable, and always available (e.g. Google Drive, OneDrive etc…)


Calendars: To track your meeting, events, reminders and many more to stay updated about ‘what’s going on around’ (e.g. Microsoft Calendar, Google Calendar etc….)


Notes: To keep notes of important stuff you may need to action sooner or later (e.g. OneNote, Google Keep etc….)


Others: Online Whiteboard (e.g. Google Jamboard), Survey and questionnaire tools (e.g. Google Forms), Corporate social media platforms (Yammer, Google Current etc…)


And, Dont forget to have a good stable/working internet connection. :)

 

Cheers! Please write me back if you have any query of feedback. 

 

#StaySafe #StayHome #CollaborateWell #WorkFromHome

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