As we prepare to enter our second year of covid-19 mayhem, there are plenty of changes to our everyday lives that can be attributed to the virus. Most of them, we have to admit, have not been for the best. But the wake of a worldwide pandemic has left one thing very clear to business owners: working from home is set to become the new norm.
Across the globe, workforces have become very used to the idea that travelling to the office is no longer a necessity for a healthy, balanced, and productive working environment. So much so, that many are considering making it a permanent move. In response to this, plenty of businesses has begun to consider the viability of allowing their staff members to split their time more evenly between the home and the office.
In doing this, one thing has become very clear: infrastructure needs to adapt to the working habits of the masses. And very often, this means hybrid working environments are a necessity.
Hybrid Working Environments
So, what are hybrid working environments? Simply put, the term refers to company-wide platforms and infrastructure that caters to both the staff members working in a traditional manner from the office, and those working from home.
To create a hybrid working environment, certain allocations are vital. The first of these is the option to collaborate like never before, from different corners of the globe. The second is the opportunity to keep lines of communication open no matter what staff members are working on and no matter where they are.
Microsoft, a global company with a huge reach, are just one of the many organisations working to produce software that allows for these types of environments to thrive. And in doing this, Microsoft 365 consultants have been given a brand new way to help businesses grow.
Microsoft’s Hybrid Environment Capabilities
Microsoft has, since its launch, regularly produced software that looks to make it even more simple and ever more efficient for businesses to move entirely online. And thus, to move towards creating hybrid environments for their clients and their workforce. Systems such as Power BI, Microsoft Azure, and SharePoint all have a part to play in helping staff members connect, collaborate, and produce truly magnificent pieces of work.
Perhaps the best thing about the work that Microsoft continues to produce is the fact that platforms can be created as entirely bespoke systems. Microsoft 365 consultants, of which we are one, are then posed a fascinating question: how to help businesses utilise Microsoft to suit them best.
Microsoft 365 Consultants
At Silver Limes, we have spent our years working to understand all that there is to know about Microsoft and all of its capabilities. Because of this, we are expertly placed to take your requirements and create a project fit for your business.
To find out more about our consultancy services, or to learn about the projects we have worked on most recently, get in touch with our team or take a look through our blogs!