The move to digital has been going on for some time. Products and services are more freely available online and in digital formats than ever before but have our methods of working adapted and developed too? There are certainly the tools available to enable a more digital and effective way of working but as we now know none were really utilised in anger until fairly recently as the pandemic forced our hand.
In his first article for BIR Lee Bryant, Principal of POST*SHIFT and Shift*Base, explores the world of digital working and how we have struggled to truly take onboard its benefits for a more effective way of working when it comes to the ‘office’ environment. Even during lockdown when we have been forced to work remotely most people have taken the processes and practices from the office and continued them as best they can online. Enter in the back-to-back Zoom meetings, hours spent online more than ever and still talk of feelings of isolation and disconnectedness.