Remote work monitoring? Not such a good idea. What should employers do?

According to Gartner, the number of large enterprises that use employee monitoring tools has doubled since the onset of the pandemic and it will continue to rise. Employers have many remote work monitoring tools at their disposal. However, studies indicate that the intensified control over remote employees may bring businesses more harm than good.

How IoT systems can improve a company’s finances?

Digitalisation, innovations, work-supporting tools. Theoretically, we all agree that it is good or even necessary to have them implemented. But in practice we treat them as costs. Often as superfluous costs or costs that can be avoided at a given time. In consequence, many investments are put aside for later. Meanwhile, they could support daily operations and help in optimising the budget. Because good and well-used systems generate savings and improve financial results in the long run.

A shorter working week – what should be considered while implementing it?

More and more companies are implementing or testing the 4-day working week. However, what seems to be an employee’s dream come true may reduce the overall business performance. Can one shorten the working time without harming business?

An abacus among computers. Why is the implementation of a standard TNA system a bad decision?

Such systems used to replace attendance lists signed by employees on each working day. Identifiers and readers were revolutionary, because they automated the process of recording the working time. Today, however, they are fast becoming things of the past. Standard TNA systems are not advanced enough to meet the requirements of contemporary enterprises.

How to implement an IoT/IoB system effectively? The power of consulting

The implementation of a system that aims at improving business operations should be a positive experience for the company and its employees. A new tool, new possibilities, better organisation, enhanced performance… But every change encounters resistance. That is why this process must be properly managed. For instance, with the help of a consulting company.

The employee as an internal auditor – how TIMATE automates the process of changes in enterprises

Audit. This word often gives rise to anxiety, because it is associated with control and punishment. But it is a misconception. First of all, an audit verifies whether a company functions in such a way that it can achieve all of its goals, whether its operations are cost-effective and optimal. An auditor is the entrepreneur’s ally and advisor. Usually, companies hire external entities for such tasks or they establish an internal audit department. However, several people checking on how the company functions in selected areas may not notice problems which grow and make it impossible to reach optimal results.

TIMATE and the Internet of Behaviours – a new dimension of business support

The Internet of Behaviours (IoB) is not a widely known term, though it actually impacts the way enterprises are operating today. One of the examples of how IoB changes businesses for the better is TIMATE.

Assessment, motivation and quick response to problem. A modern company according to TIMATE

An enterprise that wants to develop despite changeable external circumstances must be agile and respond quickly to new situations. In practice, managers need ongoing access to data regarding work and business processes. TIMATE has extended its system with a new module which provides daily assessments of how a company operates and suggests changes that can increase effectiveness and savings.

Safety of real properties during the pandemic. TIMATE makes it possible

Employees working from home, schools and restaurants closed. It would seem that such circumstances are not favourable to the development of the commercial property sector. However, surveys indicate that the number of office buildings and warehouses in Poland is growing. What changes is the way they are used. First of all, owners, tenants and managers have to follow the sanitary guidelines and ensure the safety of their employees and guests. TIMATE can help here.

Working in a hybrid model. Choose technologies which ensure safety and effective contact with employees

Recent months have brought huge and unexpected changes to the work organization in multiple companies and industrial enterprises. Many of them have implemented the hybrid model which allows to reduce the number of people working together in an office or a plant, thereby increasing the employee safety level. How does TIMATE support organizations which decide to use such solutions?

School during the pandemic. Chaos or an opportunity to digitalize education?

The beginning of the new school year in September will be different than ever before. Students and teachers will return to schools after an exceptionally long break. Also, the school environments will be completely new. Most probably, the rules of the sanitary regime will have to be followed in order to ensure the safety of students and the school personnel and protect them from COVID-19. It will be a challenge, that’s for sure, but there are ways to deal with it successfully. The good news is that technologies can help students and teachers to function effectively in the new realities.

How to overcome the crisis? Bet on the analysis of processes and employee safety

The global economy is facing a huge challenge. The general slowdown, the restricted flow of people and materials, and the frequent shut-down of manufacturing plants result in poor bottom lines and, in consequence, a crisis. But do the present circumstances get us into nothing but trouble? Not at all.

Analysis – the queen of business data

The general impression is that in recent years data have become the most popular topic of business discussions. We encounter data in various contexts nearly everywhere. Even though the process of collecting information is today taken for granted, the effective analysis of data that can lead to significant insights is another kettle of fish.

Less is more: use technology to chase away the post-holiday spleen

The sense of detachment from reality, problems with concentration and the longing for carefree days – this is how you feel when you get back to work after holiday. It is really hard to avoid the post-holiday spleen, especially if we think that eight hours will be enough time to make some order out of this chaos. How to regain control over our professional life and find a way to get some rest… at work? It turns out that new technologies designed in line with the slow life principles might be helpful here.

We don’t want to live in a science fiction world!

A routine examination in a corporate doctor’s office. A nice physician gives you a container with a tasty liquid which has an undetectable micro-sensor hidden in it. After you swallow the preparation, it starts working and the monitor shows numerous charts, diagrams and figures describing nearly all aspects of your health condition. Heartbeat? Hydration? Blood analysis? There you go! In the recent film by James Ponsoldt titled The Circle, this is the vision of the healthcare system in the biggest corporation in the world. A bit scary, isn’t it?

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