Working from Home During the Coronavirus Crisis
A Three-pronged Approach
1) COMMON SENSE, SUCH AS MAINTAIN AN ACTUAL OFFICE AREA @ HOME
2) MILITARY CONCEPTS ARE ESSENTIAL, "COMMON GOALS" AT EACH HOME
3) MODERN TECHNOLOGY, DEVELOPER / INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS
MAKE SURE YOUR FIRM IS AHEAD OF THE TELECOMMUTING CURVE -- The main point discussed during this March 18th AMT Webcast is that "Working from Home" is now expected to be the norm for perhaps the next several months at many leading investment management firms. Accordingly, our suggested three-pronged approach is needed so that the business of investment managers will continue under a "business as usual" format.
MANY FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS ARE ON THE SAME PAGE CONCERNING THE EMERGENCE OF TELECOMMUTING -- Any professional who is "telecommuting" (another term for working from home) can avoid telling clients, for example, that the office is not open and "home" is being used as a back-up. In fact, whether you are a PM, a securities trader, an operations or compliance professional, or a co-head of IT or Auditing, your home is now your permanent workplace.
ASSET MANAGERS TECH, a not for profit trade group, is bringing the industry all of the insights and nuances associated with telecommuting, a rapidly developing area in the financial services industry.