Organizations' ability to manage and master the unexpected has been put to the test in the last few months
"Companies have moved mountains to keep their businesses running, and employees have answered the challenge, balancing work and life like never before.
At the onset of the pandemic, many Citrix customers were able to transition employees from working in the office to working remotely, often adjusting their cloud strategies on the fly. The goal: keep the business running while ensuring employees were set up to succeed at remote work..."
Here at Citrix, we've been keeping a close eye on the betas of the new macOS, Big Sur, and I know many of you have been, too
"Previewed at the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference in June, macOS Big Sur is the next update to Apple's macOS operating system and comes with the latest Safari version 14.
For those eager to start testing your Citrix environments on this new OS, we have good news. With the release of Citrix Workspace app 2009 for Mac and the latest version of the Citrix Workspace app 2009 for HTML5 on Safari, you can test the latest macOS Big Sur beta 8 in your development environments!..."
COVID-19 has sent waves of change throughout the medical industry. Around the world, in various areas of medicine and technology, organizations have had to adapt quickly to keep up with this new normal
"At the University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN), we needed to support our clinicians using telehealth, both onsite in our hospitals and clinics, as well as remotely, to provide care while also ensuring secure access to sensitive data from any device.
Even before all of these changes from the COVID-19 pandemic, our IT organization had one goal - standardize. We wanted to standardize our virtualization environment on a single platform to simplify the deployment of a consolidated electronic health record across the entire UVMHN network. We needed a single platform that could deliver our Epic electronic heath records through both app and desktop virtualization, and Citrix was the clear solution to do just that. One consolidated Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment is now being used today to deliver Epic to four hospitals in the network, with additional work under way to continue that rollout to the rest..."
New technology powered by flexible work models will cause companies to rethink workforce strategies; AI-augmented employees will be more engaged, twice as productive, and more innovative
What does the future of work hold? In a world where it's impossible to predict what will happen tomorrow, it's a tough question to answer. But businesses that hope to emerge from the global pandemic in a stronger, better position need to be thinking about - and planning for future models - today. To help, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) undertook Work 2035, a year-long examination of global work patterns and plans, to understand how work will change and the role that technology will play in enabling people to perform at their best. And the results are in: driven by flexible models and intelligent solutions that remove the complexity and noise from work, employees will be more engaged and productive and fuel innovation and growth like never before...
Business has changed in profound ways over the last decade - and perhaps more so in the last six months than at any time in history. Nowhere is this more evident than in how we work.
"Around the globe and in every industry, the world is waking up to the realization that work is no longer a place. Executives recognize that work can indeed happen outside the office. In fact, nearly 80 percent of companies plan to make remote and flexible work models part of their permanent workforce and cost-management strategies. Employees have come to a similar realization and are mounting a mass exodus from high-rent cities for remote locales that offer more affordable and less stressful living..."
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