Coronavirus lockdown: IBM India says 99% workforce now working from home

The company provided the option to work remotely to most of its employees even before countries began going under lockdowns

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The two main challenges it faced while doing so, said Patel, were expanding IBM's infrastructure to meet the high demand for online traffic and enabling its employees to be more productive in the new distributed way of working.

Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
IBM India has enabled work-from-home (WFH) for 99 per cent of its workforce, a senior executive said on Thursday.
 
While the company provided the option to work remotely to most of its employees even before countries began going into lockdown mode because of the coronavirus disease pandemic, it says it has now done so for a much wider workforce.
 
“What has been different in the past few months is embracing this approach at scale, not just among our sizeable employee population in India, but around the world. Our information technology (IT), human resources, business units, crisis management, legal, government relations,

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First Published: Apr 09 2020 | 8:52 PM IST

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