April 7 is now an infamous date in Singapore’s history as the day on which the nation’s circuit breaker was triggered in response to Covid-19. That event also provided a catalyst for a remote working transformation that will persist long beyond the current crisis.

Even before Singapore entered its own remote working transition, an estimated 300 million office workers globally were working from home (WFH), according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Now the nation has joined a global community aiming to power up for the rebound.

The sparks of this transition were undoubtedly triggered by remote work through necessity. In the next stage of transformation, optimised remote working stands poised to unlock deeper benefits that include a potential 40% increase in employee productivity. Now, businesses must choose to take the final leap towards that future.

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