Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Post-pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Meetings Market, forecasts that the number of remote workers post-COVID-19 will be 500% greater compared to the pre-pandemic number, creating a massive demand for video meetings. The number of video meeting licenses is projected to increase at a CAGR of 24.6% between 2019 and 2025, compared to a pre-pandemic forecast of 17.2%.
You can encourage remote employee engagement by setting expectations early, creating opportunities for socialization, and leading by example. The novel coronavirus expedited the movement towards remote work as millions heed stay at home orders to flatten the curve.
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As work-from-home policies have become increasingly common in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rising use of collaboration tools and web conferencing has emerged as a double-edged sword. While these services facilitate remote communication, they also present new security challenges in three primary areas:
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