The following are some of the most common ICT solutions employed to enable flexible working, which are even more effective when combined with superfast broadband.
Remote computer access: Information and employer office systems can be accessed securely over broadband via remote computer access in a number of different ways. This includes a virtual private network (VPN), remote desktop and a terminal server. With remote internet access, your staff can work as efficiently as they could in the office, from wherever they are.
Mobile working: If your workforce is mobile working, there is a wide range of tech to give access on the move, including tablets, smartphones and WiFi hotspots.
Cloud computing: The growth of cloud computing is making the latest cutting-edge software more affordable for small businesses, and this can be accessed anywhere there is a superfast broadband connection.
Video-conferencing: Innovations such as Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts and other online video-conferencing options make it possible to have face to face meetings, regardless of location
VoIP: VoIP (voice over internet protocol) telephony can be used to make huge savings on the costs of telephone calls, connecting staff to the main office, colleagues and customers