Post COVID-19: What to expect and preparing for the new reality
Coronavirus pandemic hit the world without a warning, leaving people and businesses in chaos. Few months down the line things are still deliberated for a permanent solution but for now, we must understand the fact that one must survive and achieve alongside the pandemic.
This pandemic reinforced the necessity for digital overhaul at every level of our existence and business is no different. After enduring the first half of 2020 under pandemic, the majority of the businesses have now realized the significance of digital transformation to get ahead in the technological era.
Top organizations around the world have already streamlined their strategies according to the new norms of remote work with the help of the technologies and through policies to rebuild both in the short and long-term targeted stimulus measures to help reignite growth.
Here Are A Few Post Covid-19 Insights That You Should Know To Avoid Any Further Damage And To Jump-Start Your Business
- Currently, a rapid shift in behaviors cemented the fact that Remote work is here to stay. Gartner, a global research company, conducted a recent survey with 317 CFOs and discovered that 74% of them are planning to move their on-site employees to permanently remote positions post COVID-19. This is the high time for front-runners to rise above all and steer the organization in the right direction.
- The role of Technology has now gone from just supporting tools to the ultimate requirement of the organization to thrive in the future, so invest in digital transformation. Many of the organizations are contemplating the encouraging impacts in efficiency, convenience, and transparency that came from taking work online. Along with the added benefit of savings on location costs.
- Organizational policies need to be reevaluated and strengthened to handle the new challenges effectively. Presently, organizations are in transition, experimenting with a hybrid approach of teams working remotely and some on-site which can be daunting. It has the potential to create a disparity in the organization’s culture by two fundamentally different experiences to manage. Organizations need to come up with innovative processes to lessen the gap between the remote and onsite employee engagement to ensure a strong workplace culture and efficient operations.
Initially many organizations thought of the post-COVID return as if they would turn the lights on and go back to how things were. Instead, it is becoming gradually clear, however, that for many, returning to work will be a progression that could take indefinite time.
There are also many factors at play that will determine the timeline of transformation according to the nature of the business, cost-effectiveness, operational competence, etc. But the time for speed transformation is now to determine your potential sustainability. Choose wisely.