The world has changed dramatically in the last year since the introduction of the Coronavirus. The COVID-19 healthcare crisis has had caused a major change in when, where, and how most Americans are doing their work. More Americans than ever are working from home rather than from their corporate offices due to social distancing and other preventative safety measures. Unfortunately, until there is widespread adoption of a vaccine we are forced to accept this reality as the new normal. Thankfully, through the miracle of modern technology we can continue to work and function even if we can’t be in the same geographic space. Cloud technology has already helped many businesses improve collaboration and streamline business technology while saving money. Now cloud technology is helping keep people healthy and safe. This presentation outlines how and why this new technology can benefit your organization. The course provides detailed, step-by-step examples, giving you practical advice on how you can make the best utilize cloud technology in building your virtual office. In Part two of this course we will have a discussion of best practices for moving your organization to the cloud, giving you all the information, you need to make this transition. It will provide several ideas, best practices, examples, and recommendations for organizations of all sizes to help their staff work from home during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
- Describe the technology best practices for working remotely and utilizing the virtual office.
- Identify and describe the actions needed to mitigate the risks inherent to operating in The Cloud.
- Identify specific applications and processes in your organization that would become more efficient and secure in The Cloud.