The past year has been a challenging one for businesses. All over the world, companies have had to embrace remote work technology, the intricacies of video conferencing and juggling disrupted supply chains, amongst many other changes.
But as the world begins to recover, it’s time to look ahead to the future of your business. Technology is a crucial part of your business, and will continue to be as we work towards a new normal. Are you ready for what’s next? Here are four business tech trends to watch out for.
1. Permanent Remote Working Solutions
Many businesses made the fast move to remote working as a result of the global pandemic. Over a year since the pandemic began, many of the world’s largest companies are making remote working a permanent part of their business.
To enable a successful transition, your business is going to need to adopt effective remote work technology. Your systems need to be fully accessible and secure, enabling your business to operate seamlessly, no matter where your employees are based.
2. Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence has seen some significant improvements over the last few years, and it’s only a matter of time before it makes its way into your business. Artificial intelligence can be an effective solution to make your business more efficient – streamlining processes without sacrificing accuracy for solutions that could save your business time and money.
3. Improved Video Conferencing
One of the most crucial elements of remote work technology is video conferencing. Teams are using it to communicate from home, governments are conducting meetings over Zoom and even events and conferences are now taking place online through video.
With multiple video conferencing solutions out there, you can expect new features and integration to launch that will make video conferencing even better. As more and more people choose to work from home or in a hybrid fashion, video conferencing is what will keep teams together.
It seems like just yesterday we were talking about 4G technology, but in 2021, the conversation has moved swiftly onto 5G. 5G is fast, efficient and provides a better user experience than ever before. Improvements to 5G infrastructure mean it will be more accessible than ever to businesses, boosting your website speed, improving download speeds and providing a platform to better house AI technology.
5G opens up a wide range of possibilities, ready to support the future of your business.
The Coronavirus Pandemic has provided unprecedented challenges, but it’s time for business to regroup and move forward. Technology can help ensure business continuity in line with future risk management, while also helping businesses to bounce back through faster, more effective services.
An updated technology strategy for your business can help its future, overcoming past challenges and making the most of new developments. Get the help your business needs to thrive with Envision Consulting. Contact us today to find out more about our award-winning IT services.