Working from home is the new normal for many people in the information economy as civic authorities and enterprise managers look to keep people physically away from each other.
With AI-powered personal assistants like Alexa now installed in many homes and more on the way, workers can expect more applications designed to help them manage their workload and business obligations while working remotely. There are many technologies that can help. Internet of Things (IoT) is one.
IoT Helps in Small Ways With Big Results
People have literally brought their workplace home and merged it with the office workspace. For businesses and those managing dispersed workforces, it can be difficult for new practitioners of this concept to find work-life balance and maximize productivity. Fortunately, IoT technology is here to help, said Chris Muktar, founder of WikiJob.co.uk, a UK-based careers site.