Covid-19: Country Lockdown Boosts Streaming Video Demand

Covid-19: Country Lockdown Boosts Streaming Video Demand

With more and more people sheltering in place, viewers are killing time by binge-watching.

Schools are closing, businesses are closing down, and governments far and near are telling people to stay at home. While some consumers are still able to practice social distancing, an growing majority are being asked to quarantine themselves, to shelter in place,  or are being placed on lockdown as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers COVID-19 coronavirus disease.

There have been anecdotal reports indicating that viewership on streaming platforms has risen as a result of stay-at-home and work-from-home trends. Now a study released by television ratings specialist […] Read more

A Guide to Streaming Your Way Through the Coronavirus

A Guide to Streaming Your Way Through the Coronavirus

Here, some of the shows, movies, and specials you need to know about, from such platforms as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.

For the first time since the dawn of Netflix streaming, people are worried that they might not have enough to watch. Hundreds of millions of people are stuck at home in the foreseeable future with hours of extra free time, and it is likely that the rules that keep you indoors will only make you more restrictive. While staying safe is the No. 1 priority, couples can spend only so much time making TikTok videos.

Streaming services have been designed to satisfy these […] Read more

WFM Software —New Features from Microsoft Teams

WFM Software —New Features from Microsoft Teams

Noise cancelling and hand-raising features planned months ago take on importance as employees forced from offices.
Microsoft Corp. has announced new features for its Corporate Chat Teams, scheduled for the third anniversary of the company, and coming in the midst of a wave of interest in digital messaging tools at the workplace sparked by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Picture from Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Several of the tools could be especially useful for workers in the temporary work from home. Real-time noise suppression will block background typing and family members sharing the same room in the orders of virus isolation. Another function allows users to digitally […] Read more

10 Tech Tools for Companies can WFM

10 Tech Tools for Companies can WFM

Many companies are asking their staff to work from home. But if you’re a small business with limited technological know-how, where are you going to start? So what are you supposed to avoid? Adrian Weckler lists ten must-have devices.

One of the immediate issues companies face with the coronavirus is getting staff to work from home for a period of days or weeks. For small firms, this might be confusing. Can a normal person set it up? Is new software needed? Are there any free, or low-cost, services that will do the job? What about IT support?

1. E-meetings, video and conference […] Read more

COVID-19: Secured Workforce during MCO

COVID-19: Secured Workforce during MCO

As the number of the confirmed positive cases and death cases of the pandemic COVID-19 continue rises even under Movement Control Order in Malaysia, the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced the extension of MCO for another two weeks until April 14. The extended MCO will certainly impact incomes and cash flows. How could the companies in Malaysia keeps their employees at safe during the virus attack and sustain their business at the same time?

Most of the companies comply the MCO and urged employees to work from home with company-owned or dedicated mobile devices. Ideally, companies may want to […] Read more

COVID-19: 7 Ways that Help Your Employees Stay Productive during Pandemic

COVID-19: 7 Ways that Help Your Employees Stay Productive during Pandemic

COVID-19 as global pandemic that’s sending shock waves around the entire world. It’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before and as small business, it’s something you’ve probably never had to plan for. If you feel overwhelmed, we have put together this free COVID-19 employer response pack that can help you navigate through this time. So, with office closures going on all over Australia and a shift to remote work, how do you ensure that your employees stay productive when they work from home?

If you’re one of the lucky small businesses that has the option to allow your employees to work from home during this circumstance. It’s […] Read more

COVID-19: Tips From a Work-at-Home Veteran

COVID-19: Tips From a Work-at-Home Veteran

If you’re not used to working from home, though, you might feel lonely, distracted, unproductive, or just weird. It’s one thing to work from home occasionally, and quite another to be exiled from the office because of who knows how long.

There are some tips shared by Carmicheal about work from home.

In 2018, she left a job where she was a Monday-to-Thursday office worker, with deep work Fridays at home, and moved to a new job where she would work almost all the time from home. Besides, she thought it would be heavenly to have five days a week of binge-editing […] Read more

COVID-19: Business Continuity Outside the Workplace

COVID-19: Business Continuity Outside the Workplace

COVID-19, referred to the Novel Coronavirus, is globally affected over 100,000 people direcly and millions indirectly. For years we’ve heard in Information Security that “the perimeter is dead,” but now is the time that we test it as some companies look at completely closing physical access to buildings at scale during the Movement Control Order. The IT perimeter definitely exists; we can point to firewalls and DMZs and a loose correlation in most companies between some types of digital assets and the physical boundaries of the company. But the believe that the perimeter can stop serious, advanced attacks has long […] Read more

Coronavirus Preparedness Making the Remote Workforce New “Business as Usual”

Coronavirus Preparedness Making the Remote Workforce New “Business as Usual”

Whether your company is considering the transition to a remote workforce or improving the “Work from Home” program that you already have in place as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, you may no longer have a choice.

Businesses across America are being asked by health officials to consider having their employees work from home due to an increase in coronavirus cases across the U.S. In fact, one representative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, “It’s not a matter of whether, but when.”

A key factor in the push to adopt teleworking is that 80% of the people will have […] Read more