The classical model of physical office where the employee works 9:00 to 17:00 in a number of sectors becomes obsolete. Companies are increasingly transformed into flexible workplaces.
It allows them fast progress in technology. Cloud is a technology utilization model that allows you store, process (manage) and share any data through any devices, eventually run the application in the virtual environment. Cloud allows you to access from anywhere where the internet connection is.
Cloud affects business efficiency, process speed, reducing costs and creating space to develop new products.
How was the use of cloud usage reflected on the character of the work background itself?
1. Work hardware is smaller and more elegant
Tablets, smartphones, lightweight laptops. Workstations with cumbersome boxes are being replaced by smaller portable devices. More often is to take own equipment to the work. To access to the important data, just simply log in to the application.
2. The fast service is based on the online software
Now it sounds unbelievable that you needed 15 diskettes to install Windows 95 before. Many office suites software are running online. Unlike installations on CDs and DVDs, they are constantly updated to the latest version. The bonus is that is accessible from anywhere.
3. Office without any paper documents?
Some of the documents as an agreements is needed to be in printed form. But cloud allows team to work more efficiently with information. All documents are available in one place over a few clicks, easy to share with colleagues and clients. They can be edited immediately by one or more persons at once. So the company gets rid of excessive printing costs and effects is eco-friendly.
4. Direct communication during processes
The employee does not have to wait for a personally weekly meeting where they give a report about their individual job assignment. Thanks to cloud communication is immediate, members of the team are working on projects simultaneously. They have feedback immediately. All have access to relevant data.
5. Homeoffice and flexible working time
The offices are still used for daily work and routine meetings. However, thanks to access to the information the employees can work from anywhere - from home, airport, coffee-bar, different country...
6. Data storage has moved from drawer to cloud
Data are kept on external cloud locations - not just as a backup when unexpected technical fault happens but also as a way of sharing them for all employees. And again, from anywhere.