In an examination of remote work done by the American Psychological Association, experts found, unsurprisingly, that one of the biggest challenges people face when working remotely is professional and personal isolation. More surprisingly, however, these same experts found that isolation could be eased by the perception of closeness created primarily through communication, collaboration and a sense of shared identity. 

Beyond just gaining connection to their needed files and content, your employees can also count Egnyte among the tools that can help enable collaboration and communication with their teammates. Your teams can work together on content with Egnyte’s secure cloud collaboration capabilities, making changes and exchanging feedback with the full working team that can be accessed real-time from anywhere. 

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In addition to the core co-authoring and commenting features our customers depend on, users are also able to assign tasks to teammates and even invite external collaborators to help ensure the teamwork they are accustomed to can continue no matter where team members are working. 

A successful remote workforce strategy hinges on proactively addressing the common issues workers might face, and identifying the opportunities and tools you already have to help encourage connection can be a big win for your business continuity. For more tips about working from anywhere that you can share with your colleagues and employees, visit our Working From Anywhere community page

 

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