When it comes to remote working, the pandemic of 2020 was like throwing the entire world into the deep end of a very large pool, regardless of individuals’
previous swimming experience or whether they had a floatation device. For organizations that continued to operate during the shutdowns, this mass work-from-home experiment has proven to be a remarkable success, according to new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.
The global survey of 1,080 business leaders explores the current and future state of the digital workplace. It shows that companies are moving quickly to expand their use of tools and capabilities that enable employees to communicate, collaborate, and carry out their work as needed, independent of physical place or proximity to other people.