The headline wasn’t all that promising: “The Subsequent Nice Disruption Is Hybrid Work — Are We Prepared?”
No, in fact we’re not prepared. We have been by no means prepared for the pandemic. We have been by no means prepared for mass working from house. We’re by no means prepared.
This headline got here from an organization that itself wasn’t precisely prepared for working from house, Microsoft. Proper beneath its nostrils, an organization referred to as Zoom got here alongside and stole hegemony over a way of communication that Microsoft would possibly, itself, have already mastered.
But Microsoft has tried to meet up with its Groups and has clearly devoted a lot thought to our what-the-hell-is-happening world.
In July, Redmond analyzed what was happening inside its personal (digital) world and found some horrific information. Pattern: 52% of the corporate’s IMs have been being despatched between 6pm