Telework in the age of the coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis is not just making people unhappy. Teleworking software has seen their sales soar since the start of the year. Subscriptions to Microsoft’s Teams platform increased from 32 million to 44 million users in March. It must be said that Microsoft has decided to offer its platform for free in order to support businesses. In China, everything is nationwide, that is to say, disproportionate. The famous Alibaba online store – the Asian equivalent of Amazon – has an online work platform called DingTalk. Before the crisis, 12 million people used DingTalk for remote office work. Today, we are talking about 200 million active users. It’s a revolution. To know more, listen to Jean-Guy Rens’ column on Radio VM dated April 6, 2020.

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