WHAT: Recent years have seen the emergence of many different paid and free tools for video conferencing/project management/communication/time management and so on. Some of these tools are free-of-charge, allowing any company to easily start investing in their remote work policy. These tools cover video conferencing, remote desktop access, live streaming and management tools.
So What: So many tools exist and are being optimised fast for remote work. Many of these have been made very accessible and free deals are often focused on small start-up sized companies – opening up the world of remote work to any company who might want it, even on low budgets. The availability of so many different services also highlights the complexity of transitioning to remote work: there are many prerequisites covering technology, communication, management and social situations which need to be addressed to optimise the new work situation. For an overview of some of these services, see the links below: