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How To Setup Your Remote Team For Success

With 2022 rapidly approaching, it’s crucial that businesses are ready to hit the ground running, especially if they’re operating with a remote team in place. Without the right tools, it doesn’t matter how good your team is: they’re unable to take your company to the next level. Whether your team is fully remote or in a hybrid environment, there are several key steps you can take to ensure they’re set up for future success. By implementing these core tenants, you can rest assured knowing your remote team is ready for the new year. 

Emphasize Communication

One of the critical faults we find with many businesses with a remote staff is their severe lack of communication. This is typically caused by both a lack of emphasis on staying in constant communication, as well as the wrong tools in place. With everyone separated from one another, it’s vital that you stress the importance of staying connected with one another constantly. This keeps everyone connected and working together towards a common goal of taking your business to new heights. 

Additionally, it’s time to upgrade your telephony systems. White traditional phone systems may have worked previously when everyone was in an office setting, these tend to lack the necessary features to keep up with today’s need for high quality video conferencing and audio quality. Softphones and VoIP systems can immediately 

Establish Collaboration

Your team works best when working together. In a remote setting, that makes it nearly impossible. One of the biggest drawbacks reported from remote working is loneliness. Your employees can feel disconnected from the rest of the team, leading to a decline in their overall success and productivity. To avoid this, we strongly recommend instilling high levels of collaboration. Working together brings your team together, no matter how far they may be from one another. At NXT GEN, we know just how essential communication and collaboration are to the success of your organization. That experience, combined with a flexible portfolio of technical expertise and partner relationships, puts us in a position to help you connect your workforce like never before.

Some of the core collaboration solutions we emphasize include:

  • Cloud Hosted VOIP Solutions
  • Cloud Hosted Contact Center Solutions
  • Cloud Hosted Video Conferencing Solutions
  • Cloud Hosted Call Recording Solutions
  • Messaging Solutions

Protect Your Data

With everyone working separately, vital data can be left unsecured and left available for cybercriminals to strike. With so many open backdoors, locking your company’s data should come first. Cyber security threats are everywhere, looking for one opportunity to strike. With so many vulnerabilities due to the lack of infrastructure, you could be looking at a major data strike that could affect your business in a multitude of ways. Before 2022 rolls around, we strongly recommend establishing a strong data infrastructure to protect you, your team, and your client’s data, no matter where an employee might be. 

If you’re feeling like you don’t know where to start, don’t fret. NXT GEN Technologies is here to help you set your remote team up for success in 2022. Whether looking for the right collaboration technologies or a way to lock your data down, we have your back. Contact us today at (866) 995-3399 and receive your free consultation!

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