Fighting All Kind of Viruses Now And In Future. The New Normal
We are not in 13 century, we can manage and fight global infection and contamination with today's technology to reduce business interruption and insure business continuity. Corona virus is a catalyst for working from home (WFH) & Teleworking - A New Norm - Time for Changing Business Model. Business cut over to these technologies and apps could be implemented within 48 to 72 hours.
“This should concern everyone,'' said Gates, “because history has taught us there will be another deadly global pandemic.” “We can’t predict when, but given the continual emergence of new pathogens, the increasing risk of a bioterror attack, and the ever-increasing connectedness of our world, there is a significant probability that a large and lethal modern-day pandemic will occur again in our lifetime,” Gates said.”
Covid-19 and any future outbreak permanently shift working patterns as companies are forced to embrace remote working by these types of business interruptions.
Business would inevitably find it less challenging to continue with “business as usual” under these new circumstances, if they have the right technology infrastructure to work collaboratively and remotely and have flexible telecommuting working policies.
Also, they will find out their employees prefer not to
return to the office once the closures are lifted.
Right Telecommuting Working Policies
The right Telecommuting working policy should include, Clear directives;
Ad Hoc Arrangements
Modern Technologies For Managing COVID-19 Pandemic & Compliance
Disinfection Squad Technology team Research , Test and Deploy the best Science and technology of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence design to Manage and battle COVID-19 at work place. We offer various aspects of modern technology used to fight against COVID-19 crisis at different scales, including Thermal image processing, Social distancing, Entry testing, Proximity Tracking, Hot zone tracking, AI base Monitoring, Facility security and lock down. We support installation, national deployment and support of these systems through our national network of installers and instigators.
Occupancy and Social Distancing
Communication & Collaboration Tools
Right Scale able Secure Technology
With right technology combined with working policies, management will realize that the sudden increase in working from home could present more opportunities than problems
Established companies such as Google, DialPad, Intuit Tsheet, Hubstaff, Density, SAP or there solution provider’s CRM and ERP which many are offering their tools for free for limited time during the current pandemic, in the hope that people who start using them in a crisis may carry on once normality returns. This is list of applications that are highly recommended
Google G suite - Total Desktop collaboration
G suite includes Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet, Video conferencing and more such as office chat groups, remote access to critical tools, and the fact that much knowledge work can be carried out remotely. G suite integrated suite of secure, cloud-native collaboration and productivity apps powered by Google AI to Create, Connect, Access and Control.
Dialpad - AI powered phone system
Dialpad is the business phone system built for Google G suite users. With apps for iOS, Android, and Chrome on your desktop, your Dialpad phone number works across all of an employee's devices so they can take the business number with them wherever they go.
Google G suite + Dial Pad Integration
The Dialpad and G Suite integration seamlessly combines Dialpad’s business communications platform with Google’s suite of business applications to help your team communicate and collaborate more effectively.
Cloud facility management tools
Verkada - Protect your business - NO NVR or DVR required
Verkada is manage cloud based cameras from an easy-to-use platform and access footage remotely - Business Surveillance Cameras- Commercial Surveillance Systems. Enterprise, Education, Banks, Healthcare, Government, Business, Restaurants, Retail stores.
Remote Monitoring & Work from Anywhere: Verkada offers secure remote access from any connected device, and Mobile App
Contact Tracing: Verkada People Analytics enables users to review historical footage of all interactions - potentially with those who are Covid positive (or have been exposed).
Proactive Alerts (less staff onsite): Verkada motion alerts provide proactive monitoring. Alerts can be filtered by movement of People or Vehicles, schedules can be utilized to fit with business needs.
Verkada also provides alerts for: People of Interest, Cameras going offline, and Tamper Alerts - we build an accelerometer into each camera to notify if someone attempts to steal it.
Social Distancing Monitoring: Verkada Crowd Notifications provide proactive alerts when people congregate closely together.
People Tracking: Verkada Access Control gives the ability to see complete historical activity, combined with the historical camera footage, detailed Event Logs. No integration required.
Density - People counter - Occupancy management
Occupancy Analytics for Connected Spaces. How Workplaces Are Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak
Density accurately and anonymously count people with Density's A.I. occupancy and space utilization analytics platform for businesses.
Get immediately alerted if occupancy goes over capacity limits
Monitor work from home policies
Assign facilities services as needed and decrease cost
Openpath - Facility security, control and lockdown
Openpath provides mobile enabled cloud-based access control system solutions that support mobile phone, badge, and key card credentials, and PIN codes access.
Work flow management
Asana is a web and mobile application designed to help teams organize, track, and manage their work. Forrester, Inc. reports that “Asana simplifies team-based work management
Smartsheet is a software as a service offering for collaboration and work management, developed and marketed by Smartsheet Inc. It is used to assign tasks, track project progress, manage calendars, share documents, and manage other work, using a tabular user interface
Google Hangouts Chat: Secure Team Messaging | G Suite
Hangouts Chat makes it easy for teams to be able to get their work done in one place. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate easily and efficiently. ... Hangouts Chat is offered to G Suite customers at no additional cost.
Cloud management tools
Slack is all of your communication and tools in one place, remote teams will stay productive no matter where you’re working from.
Productivity and monitoring management
T Sheet - Mobile service crew
TSheets is an online labor and time management software program that can save your company time and money. It is an effective and easy to use time tracking tool. You can track time from the office or in the field with mobile compatible time tracking applications
Hubspace - At Home office
Hubspace is a flex-space for mobile professionals, start-ups and entrepreneurs, small businesses, and independent consultants. Offerings include coworking dedicated desk and hot desks, private offices, mentorship, as well as meeting and event spaces.
Other tools and services
Fast reliable Internet
Microphone and headset
Google Doc - Voice type - For Dictation
Google keep and Google note - To keep not
Google calendar - schedule meeting with assigned conferencing # and video link
Dialpad AI to capture voice transcription with Keyword AI
Digital pen - digitally capture written notes
Dialpad voice conferencing - UberConference
Google Hangout Video conferencing
Digital Camera - Mobile phone could be an option
Weekly reporting apps
Google Chromebooks - Low cost high performance cloud laptop or an standard low cost laptop
Google Chrome browser
Google G suite market place
As Crononavirous spreads throughout the world, clearly the outcome will not ever go back to how it was.
Many business owners and companies who are forced to send their staff home will have a delma and question why they had to go into the office in the first place. The immediate advantages are
They'll waste less time commuting.
They'll be more productive.
They'll be happier.
It's easier than ever.
Businesses won't have to pay for office space.
You won't have to pay for office supplies.
You won't have to pay for office snacks.
No more wasting time on useless meetings.
New Cloud tool and technology can insure collaboration, communication and quality of service delivery
Large cloud based technology firms were some of the first to make the switch to remote working (#telecommuting, #telework, #teleworking, #wfh, #workfromhome ) for all their staff, building on pre-existing infrastructure .
Test and functionality
We have tested many of the above apps, hardware , tools and adopted the one that works the best, with highest security for past 3 to 4 years.
It works very well!