Business leaders and public health officials are scrambling to determine when life can return to normal. But COVID-19 has changed our definition of “normal” and it may signal a positive, permanent shift toward cloud working.
With a majority of corporate employees forced to work from home, companies have doubled down on tools that empower their remote workforces. At the same time, executive-level fears related to remote work (e.g., decreased productivity and heightened disconnect) never materialized. In fact, Gallup found that employee engagement largely increased amid the newly remote workforce during the pandemic.