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Nearly 40% of companies say the transition to remote work was easier than expected

COVID-19 has changed the way we work and a recent survey by Hubstaff illustrates this clearly. Hubstaff surveyed 400 business owners/managers in the US to establish how businesses had adapted thus far and what they intended to do after the pandemic. Hubstaff made the infographic below with their findings. Whilst I’m aware that the context […]


Zoom Is Now Video Conference King – What Have They Done Right?

 As we continue to adapt to the changing landscape and accept that to survive, we need to evolve and embrace technology, organisations are leaning towards popular video conferencing software and many are drifting towards Zoom because of the ease of use. Based on their tagline “In this together. Keeping you securely connected wherever you are,” […]


How To Use WhatsApp Messenger Rooms Video Call Feature

With the latest WhatsApp beta (early preview) update integrating Facebook Messenger’s Rooms conference calling feature – corporate organisations, schools and churches might be considering adopting the feature as part of their routine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the basic ways to create a conference call, join a call as a creator and join a […]


Work From Home Revolution: How Covid 19 Is Transforming The Work Culture.

For a long time, the work from home revolution has been brewing, but no one expected it to come in such a cataclysmic fashion as it did in 2020. As expected, developing countries such as Zimbabwe where innovations opportunities take forever to be adopted, there has not been much focus on remote working, particularly from […]


[Update] Zoom Meetings Gains 100M New Users In 3 Weeks

Zoom’s rise to fame doesn’t seem to be on the wane – even with security concerns plaguing the video conferencing software. In March, Zoom reported their user base had grown from 10 million to 200 million between December and February. That exponential growth hasn’t stopped and in 3 weeks, Zoom has added 100M users and […]


Taiwan Govt Bans Use Of Zoom For Video Calling Due To Privacy Concerns – Will Zoom Recover?

Since the Coronavirus crisis started, ZOOM has been one of the biggest beneficiaries in the tech space, with the company growing from 10 million users to 200 million users in less than 3 months. The exponential growth has come with challenges, the biggest of which has evolved into security. A number of concerns have been […]


Here Are Some Apps To Make Working From Home Easier During The Coronavirus Crisis

Coronavirus has forced a significant number of people to start working from home and with such a sudden shift it’s no surprise that many companies aren’t exactly prepared for the transition to start working from home. This list of applications will help companies that are still looking for the right tools for their employees to […]


Popular Video Calling App Zoom Sharing User Data With Facebook

With the Coronavirus continuing to spread globally, and an increase in the number of people working from home, the last thing companies turning to remote work want, is privacy concerns with one of the most popular remote working tools. That is exactly what they are getting with the Zoom Video Calling application. Zoom acquired 2.2 […]


Twitter Turns To Remote Work To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus

Twitter has started encouraging its workforce to work from home in an effort to reduce risk of workers contracting the Coronavirus. The tech company is believed to be one of the first major companies in the US taking this stance. Beginning today, we are strongly encouraging all employees globally to work from home if they’re […]