Rethink Work-at-Home Strategies for Pandemic Preparedness: Internet Bandwidth Supply Won't Meet Demand

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Summary

Conventional wisdom that work-at-home strategies will work during a pandemic is faulty. Residential Internet bandwidth supply may not support a huge increase in demand. Maintaining pandemic WAH operations requires diverse technical and management practices.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Question No. 1: What are the telecommunications carriers doing to ensure that Internet access is available to WAH workers during a pandemic?
    • Question No. 2: What can organizations do now to improve Internet bandwidth for WAH strategies?
    • Question No. 3: What is the impact on the WAH strategies that are being developed by every organization for pandemic preparedness purposes?
  • Recommended Reading
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