Many more people are working at home these days, and although much of this started with COVID-19, remote work from home (WFH) could become standard procedure for businesses around the world.
Our government is facing a challenging moment. Confronted with an unprecedented pandemic, agencies are having to dramatically ramp up their services for our country while large portions of the workforce cannot be in the office. Now more than ever, it is essential that government employees have access to IT systems and tools that are optimized to help them achieve their critical missions.
In March, the White House released guidance that encouraged government agencies to maximize telework opportunities for those at high risk of contracting the coronavirus, as well as all employees located in the D.C. area. Though there are still many government employees not yet authorized to telework, this guidance marks a turning point.