Leah Callon-Butler, a CoinDesk columnist and the director of Emfarsis, shared some of her insights about some of the “positive” things with this pandemic.
You can read the full article here: Coronavirus is a Catalyst for Work-From-Home Tech
With the economy going down and companies shutting down for the meantime, working from home is the only way to stop these businesses from falling and get their production back on track. With most of the people having internet nowadays, it could be used, perhaps as the only way to save companies.
Companies developed ways to adapt to this pandemic or has taken advantage of existing ones such virtual networking and telecommunication, which have been existing for a while now. The pandemic also highlighted the value and necessity of physical human interaction.
“We’ll lower the barriers to participation as we transcend traditional boundaries of time zone, location and cost. The reduction in flight miles won’t be bad for sustainability either.”
In the article, Leah also said that the current COVID-19 situation might be a Deja Vu of the previous SARS outbreak, mentioning that some of the biggest companies of today, including Alibaba made a pivot during the previous epidemic, which turned to be be excellent decisions, considering that Alibaba is a top company today.