INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--News of the first reported case of Ebola in the U.S. came earlier this week in Dallas, TX, leading to discussion of a public health emergency and fear of an epidemic or pandemic outbreak of the virus. Events like these often highlight flaws in business procedure and continuity planning, and are catalysts for future improvement. While the use of telework solutions as a strategic tool in emergency planning are wide-spread and well-documented within the U.S. federal government, the private sector lags in capitalizing on the intrinsic value of telework as a means to limit the spread of disease, without disrupting daily business.
When telework solutions are part of a greater business continuity plan, the value of telework is maximized. Having these solutions in place prior to an emergency and ensuring that employees understand how to use provided tools to maintain productivity is imperative. Officescape’s suite of telework offerings and its managed telework platform provide a comprehensive solution that is of significant value to organizations in day-to-day operations, and in disaster, emergency and pandemic situations. Officescape works with numerous government agencies and private-sector organizations to provide telework solutions that include a wide range of tools to assist in business continuity efforts. The adoption and integration of these solutions is a proactive way to combat the spread of viruses like Ebola, in Africa and the U.S., and Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.
Officescape has partnered with Telework Advocacy to educate businesses on the value of telework as a business continuity solution and has assisted in the development of Telework Summit 2014, which will be held in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX on November 5th and 6th, 2014 at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. Organizations seeking tips and tools on development or refinement of telework programs, and how they can be part of business continuity and pandemic preparedness planning should register to attend this event.
Officescape, Inc. is an industry-leading office service and solutions provider utilizing cloud-based technology to fulfill business needs as a service. Officescape’s unique telework solutions management platform provides anytime, anywhere access to all of these telework solutions and simplifies their management. For more information about Officescape’s full line of services, visit www.officescape.com or call 888.893.1234.