How Industries are making Efforts to Manage Work from Home Seamlessly?

by April 17, 2020 0 comments

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought an unprecedented impact on businesses and workers around the world. Companies across sectors are scrambling to follow ‘work from home’ practices, in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.

PCQuest spoked to experts to know how they are managing work from home seamlessly…

Ms Suhasini Dudhwewala, Co-founder & CFO, Appitsimple says, “We, at Appitsimple are taking all possible measures to help our scattered workforce manage their remote work effectively. We have provided all employees with a laptop and work from home setup so that they can manage remote work seamlessly.”

She further says, “Work-from-home is all about collaboration. Considering the same, managers are holding daily virtual stand-up meetings to keep track of work progress. Employees are expected to give a complete report about their previous day’s work activities, today’s set of tasks and are asked to keep the lines of communication open. We are also using screen sharing tools to share data quickly and resolve task hurdles on the go. The IT team is working hard to resolve all kinds of issues and the admin IT team is present throughout to provide full support remotely. Managers also conduct frequent check-ins with team members during the day. Appitsimple strives to provide the right virtual work culture by promoting employee engagement and offering constructive feedback at regular intervals. It is a great time to reinforce company values that bring employees together, reiterate the need to live them at this critical time and stay together through this battle.”

Ms Diksha Deo, Founder & CEO, INCUBSENCE, express her viewpoints on making work from home effective.
She says, “Our company is taking action to educate employees for a safe working environment at the onset of COVID-19. Since we can only expect the unexpected in this pandemic, there is no safer choice but to make available the option of working from home. Lockdown and work from home has pushed two queries for INCUBSENCE, we received queries to deploy Remote check-in for attendance and second for An Employee Work scheduler much like a CRM. The lockdown and WFH have also surged up queries from many organizations to deploy INCUBSENCE proprietary non-human touch contactless attendance system as companies also want to deploy the non-touch attendance system before offices reopen.”

She further says, “We at INCUBSENCE, gives laptops to our workforce to ensure they have a flexible working lifestyle. We already had a Work from a home policy where employees can take laptops home to allow its staff to operate from the confines of their residences so that the productivity is maintained.”

She also says, “Due to our work from home policy, our budget was not hit hard. Rather we received enquiries from customers to deploy our contactless attendance system in offices as soon as curfew is lifted, to deploy remote check-in attendance system and employee productivity, tracker.”

Across the world, people are confronting new challenges and adjusting to new realities. The way we respond to the situation will have a profound impact on modern life – economically, politically and culturally. Few companies are facing a lot of challenges amidst the spread of the disease.

Rohit Shah, Co-Founder & CEO of Hemp Horizons Pvt Ltd. says “Startups like ours wherein we constantly educate and engage with the audience to spread awareness on the nutritional benefits of Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) and in return get sales. Now, even if we sell, we can’t ship them. Most Ecomm companies have stopped taking orders, and logistic companies are not working, we can’t drive to work. Manufacturing and branding Company like Hemp Horizons takes educated guesses to process and pack products. All that planning has gone down the drain.”

He further says, “We are trying to stay productive in this surreal situation. It is equally important that we do our bit and contribute to everyone’s safety in the times of global crisis.”

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