Remote Working Tools During The Coronavirus Epidemic

11.3 min read|Last Updated: February 12th, 2024|Categories: Teamwork|
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We’re currently living in a time where remote working has become predominant in many companies around the world. Increasingly, companies choose to allow parts of their workforce to work remotely for a variety of reasons. Of course, the majority of employees would like to work from home, and companies are also realizing that, in some instances working from home can actually increase productivity. With this in mind and with the advance in technology, we’re seeing an increasing number of remote-working positions in companies everywhere.

So, therefore, in 2020, with the coronavirus epidemic raging around the world and the importance of social distancing, the stage is set for companies to increase their remote-working personnel as much as possible. In fact, many giant tech companies such as Google, Amazon and Apple have already done this in the last few weeks.

Working remotely and staying productive requires special technological tools. That’s why in this article, we’re going to be looking at different types of applications and tools which you can use to maintain productivity during these times. We’re going to be looking at at least 2 examples in each section. Let’s start.

1. Messaging Tools: Slack and Rocket Chat

This is probably the most obvious tool to use during remote working. Messaging tools are going to be the number one priorities and the most used tool during remote-working. Because how else are you going to communicate with your team members? 

Slack is an instant messaging tool used for company/group communications. It provides many features such as direct messaging to a specific user, setting up groups or “channels” for di