Profile: Michael Morisy
And if you actually look at what people are saying, it gets worse.
**Warning: Disturbing images ahead for the security conscious.**
So what’s an IT department to do? Well, for one thing, prepare early and often!
- Negotiate license agreements so you can have occasional “spikes” in remote software, like VPNs or web clients.
- Send out e-mail reminders to staff that, on days where you’re likely to have a large jump in remote workers, resources will be strained and outline strategies that workers can use to minimize their impact.
- Have a recovery strategy in place, with a timeline of how long it will take to bring critical and non-critical systems back online after a local or regional power outage.