Coronavirus May Forever Change the Landscape of How Business is Done.

by Derek Luster

Although businesses were already beginning to embrace the use of technology to conduct virtual meetings and allow employees to work from remote offices, with travel restrictions, government quarantines, and the general apprehension of employees being in close proximity of others because of coronavirus, an ever increasing percentage of businesses are looking to maximize technology and minimize exposure to get the work done. Once a business has made the leap to conducting virtual meetings and having virtual workers, rarely will they completely return to the traditional approach because they quickly see the benefits of reduced travel costs, less employee sick-time due to decreased exposure, and the ease and quickness of conducting meetings remotely.

https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-03-06/coronavirus-telecommute-work-from-home

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-imf-world-bank/coronavirus-forces-imf-world-bank-switch-to-virtual-spring-meetings-idUSKBN20Q2L1