Though there are a myriad of cloud-based collaboration tools available on the market, choosing the right tools to empower a distributed workforce boils down to a company’s ability to deeply understand their capabilities as well as their people. How do new tools align with personal needs, like time management, mindfulness, and productivity? By understanding effect on culture, companies can make transition to distributed work more fluid, while maximizing investments in tools that will be adopted and embraced by employees hesitant to change.
“Without psychological safety, no matter what conditions and tools are set for working together, not a lot will get done,” Wendy Johansson, GVP, experience, Publicis Sapient, said. “Consider the people first.”