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When technology is properly utilized, it can work wonders for your business. As businesses particularly in IT outsourcing firms adapt to the new normal, the use of technology needs to be studied and implemented carefully to promote safety, security and productivity for its employees.
Implementing Work At Home (WAHA) and Work From Home (WFM)
While IBPAP reports an increase of 85% as opposed to 50% in productivity levels for WFM employees in the Philippines, the remaining 15% of unproductive work still needs to be addressed. WFM and WAHA protocols also need to be carefully assessed in order to protect employees and the sensitive information they carry.
To ensure that these protocols bring success to IT outsourcing firms Business Continuity Plans (BCD), these business growth elements must be improved:
Most IT outsourcing firms have agreed to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy since the Employee Provided Device (EPD) policy is limited to a few units provided by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vendors. Although, a few risks come with the BYOD policy and these include:
The best practices to avoiding these tech risks are:
2. Utilize Office Cloud For Digital Access
Storing data in a secure office cloud keeps confidential data within the corporate network and allows employees to sync documents seamlessly in the network.
3. Labor Management
Whether employees work from home or onsite, it is important to secure the health of employees not just upon reporting to the office but starting from their homes. Technology can be used to safely monitor and regulate employee activities in and out of the office.
Safety Measures such as:
4. Lobby for Better Technology Compliance
While IBPAP reports General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) policies are in the pipeline for IT outsourcing firms, supporting the progress of these regulations can strengthen cybersecurity in the country and bolster more opportunities for business growth.
Interested in building a secure and proficient IT outsourcing firm in the Philippines? Call Tahche at +1 347-467-1066 or send us a message.