What awaits workplaces after the coronavirus epidemic?
According to research prepared by EPOS in partnership with WORKTECH Academy, 80% of employees think technology has a positive impact on their productivity in their business processes. Research results; reveals that two-thirds of executives see correlations between technology and their organization's performance, and 54% of executives believe their organization should take a technological leap forward.
Continuing to offer the most comprehensive solutions to the needs of corporations in the field of informatics and telecom in line with the most advanced technologies, with high customer satisfaction, Bircom discussed the developments awaiting workplaces after the coronavirus epidemic.
The report titled “We Take a Closer Look at the Future of Work”, prepared by EPOS in partnership with WORKTECH Academy, shed light on the future of post-coronavirus working conditions. Based on the latest scientific evidence on office efficiency, employee performance, and a series of interviews with international experts in acoustics and neuroscience, the report also presented concrete product solutions that can help provide the right acoustic conditions for extra productivity.
The coronavirus epidemic has led to great changes in working models, as in all areas of life. Tracking business processes online has also paved the way for working from home. While the working from home model has caused some problems, hybrid working models have come to the fore especially recently.
Among the prominent topics in the results of the report titled “We Look Closely at the Future of Work”, the relationship between changing working models and technology drew attention.
Technology Investments Increase Employee Performance
The research showed that 80% of employees think technology has a positive impact on their productivity at work. The study revealed that two-thirds of executives see correlations between technology and their organization's performance, and 54% of executives believe their organization should take a technological leap forward.
Another noteworthy topic of the research was productivity. According to the results; 33% of workers reported that after working remotely for more than two months, they feel less productive in their current home environment because they do not have the appropriate setup, tools and technology to be more productive.
Acoustic Performance Should Be Improved Everywhere You Work
Among the conclusions of the report, it also revealed that any organization hoping to achieve a high-performing workplace after the coronavirus outbreak will have to redesign the acoustics wherever its employees conduct their work time.
The importance of video communication will continue to increase after the pandemic
Bircom CEO Can İlkhan said, “The coronavirus has made working from home an option, which is possible in many countries, including our country. Working from home is easy due to the mobile business world, but in some cases face-to-face or voice communication is still necessary. With our video conferencing, audio conferencing and corporate headset solutions, we offer professional solutions to meet the needs of companies moving from home to work environment. We strengthen the working environment by isolating the employees from the ambient noise and the sounds inside the house with Active Noise Cancellation-enabled corporate headphones for employees who want to live their homes in an office order and quality.”
Underlining that they predict that the importance of video communication will continue to increase after the pandemic, İlkhan said, “For this reason, we plan to increase our market share by expanding our investments and teams in this field. In this new order, some of the employees will continue to work from their offices and some will continue to work remotely. In this context, the demand for video communication technologies that make collaborations at the same time will increase. Of course, it is not possible to exclude meeting rooms from this system. Many institutions are either testing or trying to complete their purchases of room-based video conferencing devices that are compatible with the communication platforms they use in order to establish these hybrid structures. In this regard, together with our entire team, to the institutions in the field; We continue to support both demo and installation. In the coming period, we will have new initiatives to meet the needs of the sector.”