Excerpt from Rhett Power’s Inc. Magazine article featuring Kansas City and St. Louis IT Support experts, The Purple Guys
2. Adapt IT for an increasingly remote workforce.
Employees and employers are both eager to adopt a more remote approach to work. Flexible options lead to a better work-life balance for staff while lowering overhead costs for businesses. Jon Schram, founder and CEO of The Purple Guys, a managed IT services and computer support provider, is a big believer in the trend and technology’s role in facilitating it — and doing so in a secure manner. “Whether co-workers are separated by miles, mountains, or oceans, technology can bring them together,” he says. “Offices of the future may have no physical office, so having IT support that understands how to securely manage data and communications in the cloud will be critical.”